Friday, August 24, 2012

elliot oliver.



elliot oliver nielson
8.17.12 - 5:33 am
8 pounds, 6 ounces.  20.5 inches

he's here you guys!  and guess what?  i wasn't induced.  i went into labor thursday night & after eight hours of labor {the last two of which had a gloriously working epidural} little elliot joined our family.  i'll write all the birth story details sometime hopefully soon.  all my time has been spent holding this sleepy little guy, nursing every two hours & changing a never ending rotation of elliot & parker diapers.

i have so much to write about {how parker is adjusting!  how i'm adjusting!  nursing!  loving two kiddos!  getting a baby to not wake up every hour on the hour all night long!} but every minute i write here {while the rest of my family is in bed & elliot sleeps on my lap} is a minute i should be sleeping... because who knows what i'm in store for tonight.

for now i will say we are absolutely head over heels in love with the newest member of our family & things are going really well.  a week has already passed in a blur & i know the months will start whizzing by too.  i'm trying to enjoy each moment of this little guy as a newborn & hold him every possibly second & soak it all in.  i'm finding myself more confident as a mother this time around & taking each moment as it comes.

and so far, it's been absolutely amazing.  we are so, so happy.  love this little guy.

39 comments:

  1. Yay! Congratulations!:) He is precious.

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  2. he's so perfect! I can't get over it. thanks for sharing, now go sleep!

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  3. Congrats!!!! Adorable pictures :)

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  4. Congrats Amy, he's adorable!

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  5. I've been waiting for this news! ;) Congratulations Mama- he's beautiful!

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  6. He is precious Amy, congrats! Can't wait to hear more :).

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  7. Congrats! I have been so anxious to hear about Parker as a big brother. I have a feeling he is going to be one of the BEST. Brothers are so special... you're in for a real treat. Cry!

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  8. A-dorable! can't wait to hear your birth story and how you are adjusting to two. we will have 2 {18 months apart} come october and i'm hella nervous! according to your IG feed, you are making this look way too easy ;0) Congrats again, elliot is so stinkin' CUTE!

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  9. oh Amy!! he is absolutely adorable and so precious!! so worth the wait!! can't wait to see more pictures of this new little guy! so happy for you and your beautiful family!!

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  10. he is to DIE for, Amy! absolute delicious scrumptiousness the likes of which i cannot even handle....so, so precious. congratulations to you and your boys! i am looking forward to billions more pictures of both of your sweet angels!

    xo

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  11. what a little sweetie! he is adorable!!

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  12. Congratulations! He is perfect. So happy for you and your family!

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  13. Congrats!! Right now I think he looks a lot like Parker. Definitely brothers. Enjoy!

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  14. congrats - he is precious! I loooove the first picture- LOVE IT! :) Good luck Mama & Daddy! :)

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  15. That's great! I can't believe he is already a week old!

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  16. So happy for you and glad to hear everything is going well. I can't wait to see him again!

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  17. soooooooo thrilled for you, and i absolutely love his name!

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  18. Adorable! And such a cute name! Congratulations :)

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  19. love it. congratulations. he's just beautiful! xo

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  20. Congrats. Those pictures are adorable.

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  21. eeek! congratulations!!! he is so beautiful. and your photography is amazing as always! god bless!

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  22. congratulations he is so cute x

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  23. Congratulations Amy, so glad Elliot is settling in well, and a big congratulations to Parker on becoming a big brother!

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  24. dying! SO CUTE. I love him, and his flipping awesome hat. Congrats mama :)

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  25. What a cutie!! Glad you had such a smooth delivery. :) Here's to getting some sleep and rest, mama!

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  26. Congratulations! He's so cute! Can't wait to see more pictures

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  27. oh my gosh, I am in love! He is seriously too freaking cute! I can't wait to see how parker is adjusting!

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  28. soo cute. am in my last month and expecting the same hero Pregnancy Tips

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  29. Congratulations he is just gorgeous. How adorable!

    Katie
    www.mummydaddyandmemakesthree.co.uk

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  30. Congratulations! He is just precious!!!!!!!!!!!

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  31. Awwww, I love him!! He is perfect and adorable and so sweet!!

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  32. Yaaaayyyyy! I can't believe I didn't see this post sooner! What a beautiful name for your handsome little boy! Love the picture you shared and I'm so happy for you and your family! Can't wait to read more posts about your newest addition and am happy to hear you are doing so well!

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