Friday, December 14, 2012

Introducing..

Jolie Grace
December 6th 2:01pm
4 pounds, 8 ounces
18 inches long

Parker Jane
December 6th 2:03pm
5 pounds, 13 1/2 ounces
18 inches long

The girls are just minutes old in these two pictures- I was actually still in the OR while daddy came back to recovery with our healthy baby girls where they were introduced to Jordan's parents, BB and Papa, for the first time.  Both were very alert and so curious!

Ours sweet babies have overwhelmed us with joy.  It is something that cannot be described- and it brings me to tears just typing this..

..but, if I'm being honest, everything brings me to tears at the moment.

They have been true snuggle bunnies from the very beginning.  They were literally on top of each other in the womb- so it is no surprise now that they are still always touching.

Little Miss Diva: sweet Jolie Grace

Our totally chilled out baby girl Parker Jane

Us going home with our girls.  So blessed to have brought both of them home with us.  These little babies fought hard for their momma, just as she fought hard for them while they were in her belly.  
I am overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness of everyone around us- from the doctors, to the nursing staff, to family, and friends.. and especially from people we don't even know wishing us well with congrats.  

Our hospital room was filled with gifts and a rainforest of flower bouquets- making our side of the post-partum floor smell like a florist had moved in.  We both cried on our way home- we didn't want to leave such a wonderful environment.

Every day (and all night long..) I wake up to these sweet baby faces and thank God for His great hands in our lives with these girls.  They seem to change every time I look at them!

If you have been following me on Instagram (masseya) I'm sorry that I'm not sorry for sharing tons of pictures over that last week or so.  I promise I've refrained.  I have hundreds!  I just want to capture every single move they make so I can remember it all.  Taking time to soak it all in.  

Parker and Jolie's birth story to come- but for now.. going to spend some momma time with my little bits.  They are already 8 days old!!

13 comments:

L'inutile said...

I check Instagram just for your Pictures!!! So, please do not cease to post the hundreds and hundreds :D

I wish you all the best, are you doing ok after the csection? Healing well? Sweet sweet girls you have brought to life there. <3

Sarah Tucker said...

One hot momma right there! Look at you, you tiny thang! You and Jordan are glowing! And the girls are, of course, the most precious things I have ever seen! Mmmm they are so dang cute!

PS: Robot try #2...

The Joiners said...

So precious and perfect! So happy for all 4 of you- congrats, mama!

Aubs said...

so.precious. the babies. the joy in you & your hubby's smiles. all of it is so precious! praying for you as you recover and rejoicing with you that your baby girls are home with you!! =)

A Wedding Story said...

Congratulations! They are so precious! I know you are just in love. The picture of them touching makes me want to cry!

Jessica said...

I've been following you on Instagram. They are beyond precious. I love their little hats. Keep the cuteness coming!

Elizabeth said...

YAY!! Congratulations!! They are both beautiful!! And you look fabulous after having twins!!

Samantha said...

Congrats!! They are beautiful :)

Marilee Johnson said...

Congrats!! I hopped into your story at about 35 weeks. I thought I might be having twins,too (but I'm not). Excited to see pics ... I've been checking the site every day and praying for you all. So glad the girls are healthy and home with you. Blessings on you all!

Ryan and Carrie said...

Ryan and I are so happy for you and Jordan! Becoming parents is the most amazing thing and you will fall in love all over again each time you see Jordan with your girls!

Sheena said...

Congratulations! Found you via Camp Patton and couldn't resist coming over after reading you had twin girls! We have twins girls as well...five months old. :) Excited to see them grow!

Ashley said...

Oh my goodness! They're precious. I follow you on instagram and love seeing the photos you post of them. I have to laugh when you say you cry all the time, because I did, too. It wasn't that I had baby blues... I had just had SO MANY HORMONES from housing 2 extra women in my body--that, and going from having no babies to two at once! You look great and like you're doing well. Congrats!

Jessica B said...

Congrats! I found you on Camp Patton as well and I also have twin girls who are 6.5 months old.

And as Ashley said the hormones are crazy. I was probably worse in those first weeks PP than I ever was during the pregnancy!

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