She's here

I baked you something special today.

Her name is Mia Louise.

She came screaming out into the world on September 9, 2011, at 8:56pm, three weeks early, but healthy and strong. She weighed 6 lbs. 7.7 oz. and was 18 inches long.

Mia likes to eat in the nude, hiccup like it's going out of style, then settle in for a nice long cuddle.

She's also really into this guy.

Over the last two weeks, we've been doing a lot of this:

and this:

and, of course, this:

I already feel so privileged just to know her. So unspeakably glad. She's the best.

Back soon.


p.s. -- You can get a closer look at Mia in all her tininess if you click on any one of the photos here.