Monday, December 31, 2007

Baby!


Paula Kathleen
"Polly"
born at home
December 31, 2007 1:21 AM
8 lbs, 0 oz
born hand first (!), reaching out to explore the world already,
and with a full head of black hair, a first for us.
As usual with newborn pictures, the photo does not do her cuteness justice.
Mother and baby are doing well.
Praise God from whom all blessings flow!

An Explanation of the Names:
Paula after St. Paula, friend of St. Jerome and collaborator with him on the Vulgate Translation.
Also in honor of the upcoming Year of St. Paul (2008-2009) to be proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI.

"Polly" after Lady Polly Plummer of Narnia :)

Kathleen after her paternal grandmother.

Thanks for all your prayers and good wishes!

29 comments:

Jessie said...

Congratulations! She looks so adorable! I'm so happpy for you all!

Love2Learn Mom said...

Congratulations! How perfectly beautiful she is. :)

Nancy C. Brown said...

Yippee! I love the name Polly!

Anonymous said...

Welcome to the world, Polly!

Congratulations! She's an angel. So beautiful. You're in my prayers.
~Mae

Mary said...

Congratulations!! She's adorable. (Paula and Kathleen are two of my favorite names.)

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! She is so cute! I am so happy for you and your family. God bless you and little Polly!
~Claire

Anonymous said...

yay! hwppy birthday polly! and happy new year to everybody else :)
dominique

Anonymous said...

congratulations, she is sooooo cute, i love her name

God bless,
-booketgirl

Anonymous said...

Oh My Gosh!! Congratulations!! She looks so sweet!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! She is very beautiful!! Babies are such a wonderful gift! Many Thoughts and Prayers for you and your new little one!
God Bless You and Your Family at the end of this Year and the beginning of the New One!
Clare

Delaney said...

*squeals* Polly!!! Polly, after Polly Plummer! *sigh* :D

Congratulation! What a wonderful way to celebrate the new year - celebrating the birth of a beautiful girl! :D I'm so happy for your family! My precious baby sister was born in October, so I know how wonderful all that is. :D

*runs off to spread the good news to anyone who will listen*

Anonymous said...

ohh wow she's beautiful! congratulations!!!
happy new year, and God Bless
:) xxx

Amanda said...

Wow! Congratulations! God bless you both!

"Princess Blanche" said...

Congratulations! I'm glad you and the baby are doing well! I love the names(especially Kathleen.)

God Bless! I'll be praying for you!

"Princess Blanche"

Alyssa said...

I am so happy for you! I've been praying and checking your blog every day, a few times a day, Regina, to see if your little baby had arrived yet. And today I was not dissapointed!
She is very, very beautiful!!!!!

Alyssa said...

I am so happy for you! I've been praying and checking your blog every day, a few times a day, Regina, to see if your little baby had arrived yet. And today I was not dissapointed!
She is very, very beautiful!!!!!

Anonymous said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!! She is soooo cute! :-)

Joanna F.

Ria said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! I love the name Paula, and Kathleen. And she is completely adorable!

Anonymous said...

So happy to hear the good news! We were praying for you.

Congratulations on your beautiful gift from the Lord.

Love and prayers,
Sarah

aubrey said...

Congratulations! Welcome, Polly! I am so glad to hear that you are both doing well. She looks so sweet and lovely.



God Bless you in this new year and always!

Red Cardigan said...

Congratulations, Regina! My eldest daughter was born the same day--twelve years ago. God bless your family!

Anonymous said...

A NEW YEAR'S EVE BABY!!!!!!!!!! Sweet, yo!

Elizabeth said...

Congratulations! (I love the names... especially Kathleen! And named after Polly Plummer... fantastic!)
God Bless!

Nissa said...

Congratulations, Regina! My last one was born hand first, too - and at 10lb... Well... it was quite a challenge.

Welcome to the world Polly!

Amanda said...

Happy Birthday Regina!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on a beautiful baby girl!!!
You are all in my prayers...

Kat said...

Congratulations!!!!! She is so beautiful!
God Bless you and your darling Polly!

-Kat

Clayton said...

Congratulations! Welcome Polly!

Mrs. Fish Denniston said...

AHHHHH!!! SHE IS TOO CUTE!!!! Congratulations!!!! She's perfect! I just love the names!! Babies are such a fun gift!! I will pray for you and the baby!! God bless!!