On Sunday, they looked like this:
Barely a bump, right?
But today, Tuesday, they look like this:
This was my first look at our new grandson, Declan Montgomery Carlson, born about 5:30 this afternoon weighing 6lb 7oz. Declan is an Irish name (the Ambrose clan is Irish) and Montgomery is Taylor’s middle name.
Beth’s mom, Trish, was part of the welcoming party and the Anderson family arrived shortly after. I’m actually making up this part because I don’t really know the timing. I just know that I have pictures of each Anderson holding and admiring their new nephew/cousin as they steadily filled my e-mail with baby pictures—because that’s how much they love me.
Who wants to guess how long I’ve stared at these two pictures?
I’m sure I’ll have plenty of mommy pictures to share in the days to come. You can see how good she looked in the Facebook-approved family photo above.