Boy Meets World

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Look who’s here!

Nugget officially put in his appearance on Wednesday, March 11, at 2:22 p.m.  That’s 38 weeks, 5 days pregnant – full term, basically – and I was happy with that.  He slept in my room with me and avoided any NICU time, which felt like a miracle after our experience with Peanut.  And since I know folks are wondering, Nugget is really…

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But, just like with Peanut, we’ll keep calling him Nugget on here.  He is, after all, still a little fella – 6 pounds, 9 ounces at birth, and 19.5 inches long.  Gigantic in comparison to Peanut, but still a little guy.

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I think he looks just like his dad.  They have the same almond-shaped eyes and the same mouth (which Peanut shares as well – I’m the odd one out) and while I know you can’t really tell this young, I think Nugget inherited Dad’s nose, too.  I love that hubby has a mini of his own, now, since I always get a kick out of hearing how much alike Peanut and I look.

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Nugget is still brand new and has been sleeping most of the days away (the better to party all night, Mom and Dad!) but every so often I get a look at his bright eyes and they melt my heart each time.  He fits right into our family and we are already head over heels in love with him.

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And now to begin the rest of the story… after some more snuggles with my new little love.

 

27 thoughts on “Boy Meets World

    • Thanks! We’re very excited to have the little guy here with us! I’m sure we are in for all sorts of adventures now…

    • Thanks! His middle name is after my brother. His first name doesn’t have any family significance; we just like it. (And we like the meaning: “God’s gift.” That felt appropriate for him since he is a gift in so many ways.)

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