22 March, 2012

Introducing...


Nikolai Douglas

He joined our family after weeks of prodromal labour, hours of real labour that went nowhere, then 40 minutes of holy hell here comes baby labour.

7 pounds 4 ounces and 20 1/4 inches (my biggest baby)
March 20, 2012




75 comments:

Charlotte said...

congratulations - he is just beautiful!

cacklebox said...

Awwwww... what a cutie! Congratulations, Cheryl!

Janny said...

Congratulations! What a beautiful little boy.

Suzanne said...

He is a true gift! Congrats.

Katie said...

Congratulations to you all!

Nicole said...

Many congratulations.....

Ray and Jeanne said...

Congratulations! He is precious! ~Jeanne

Esch House Quilts said...

What a sweetie! Congratulations to you and your family!

Andrea said...

Look at how perfect he is!! Congratulations Cheryl and family!!! Are the girls smitten? how is hubby? How are you feeling? I absolutely love the name you chose. Can't wait to meet him. Great work Cheryl, your dining room empire will be filled with even more adventure...

Bethany said...

He's absolutely beautiful! Congratulations :)

Janet said...

Such a sweetheart. Congratulations!

Jessica said...

congratulations!! enjoy enjoy enjoy!

Vicki said...

How sweet :). Congratulations!!

Jackie Russell said...

Congradulations!

M-R said...

He's so adorable! Congratulations Cheryl!

Leanne said...

He is lovely, congratulations!

Molly said...

Congratulations on such a big, beautiful baby boy! I'm so happy for your family. So much fun ahead!

Michelle Engel Bencsko said...

Congratulations on your little bundle of boy! xo

Erin @ Two More Seconds said...

Congratulations! He's so, so cute!

Pétra said...

Congratulations!! I hope your sleep is not too scarce and he is happy and healthy.

lindaroo said...

Oh, those little chub arms are adorable! Thank you for sharing such sweet views of your new sweetness! Blessings to you all.

Amy - Amy's Creative Side said...

Congratulations Cheryl! He's adorable :)

Barb Robson said...

Congratualtions! And welcome to the world Nikolai!

Amy said...

Perfect little bundle of joy!

Aimée said...

Ahh, what a sweetheart! Congratulations again. I'd love to hear that birth story! For now, enjoy the snuggles and soft cheeks and rest up!

Lisa said...

My love to you and the whole family. How sweet. ox

Nancy said...

Congratulations! A beautiful little bundle of joy...love the name! And even better...he was born on my birthday!!

Have a happy day...
Nancy W.

car54 said...

Just beautiful! Congratulations--I love your pictures. Hope you are feeling well after all that!

Debbie DeBaeremaeker said...

congratulations!!

Exuberant Color said...

congratulations!! He is definitely a keeper, worth the wait and false labor.

Carla said...

So glad it's over for you! Blessings on you and him.

beth lehman said...

yeah! congratulations - love the photo of the rolls in his arm!

~Michelle~ said...

Congrats! Such a cutie :) Hoping the girls love their new brother

LT said...

Congratulations! What a cute guy - he looks nothing like Winston Churchill!

Kristy said...

congratulations - best wishes for health a d happiness for the whole family.

Allison said...

He's so handsome Cheryl!!!!!!

Kimberly White said...

Comgrats!!!!

Lynda Halliger-Otvos said...

Congratulations, Cheryl, what a glorious season you have had. His little "bagel-arms" just melt my innards. What a fun time for the girls; give them a big hug for me. (I'm a big sister too.)

peacedgoods said...

I was thinking about you today. glad the new little one is here.

Lesly said...

Great news! He's a keeper!

Ginette said...

Congratulations! Love baby feet!!

Live a Colorful Life said...

Congratulations. He's adorable and I so love pictures of baby feet and hands...

Arita said...

Congrats. He's a cutie. Now you get to do boy quiltsj

roxi said...

He is perfect!!!!! Congratulations Nice Ukrainian name too!

Alisa said...

Congratulations! Enjoy him!

Miriam in KS said...

Congratulations! I'm glad he is here.

Camilla said...

Congratulations to you and your family, love the pictures :)

Sharon said...

OOoohh.....that face! Those Arms!
Congratulations to you!

Sondra said...

Congratulations, Cheryl!!!!!!! Nikolai is precious! Love his name. Wishing you and your family the very best!

The Tulip Patch said...

oh my gosh he is so cute! no more pics of this one or the baby fever might be incurable :) Congrats to your family!!

Josie McRazie said...

What a cute little mushy potato!! Congratulations!!

sulu-design said...

Welcome to the outside world, little guy! And congratulations to your mom and dad.

Christina said...

Congratulations! He's just a perfect little guy. :)

CarlyMaria said...

What a sweet little guy. Those last two pictures are beyond beautiful. Congrats!

Samantha said...

Such a gorgeous guy, with a wonderful name. Welcome, Nikolai. And good wishes to mom for easy recovery...

Monika Kinner-Whalen / My Sweet Prairie said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NIKOLAI!
BORN ON THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING. He just didn't want to be a winter guy now did he? ; )

happy mothing!!
boys rock.

xo
~Monika

Kristy said...

Just popping in again to let you know that my copy of your book arrived on the same day you introduced N - so much for the poll - there wasn't an option for the same day.

Congrats on the book too - it is full of inspiration and you can really hear your and Amanda Jean's voice in it.

elle said...

Some of the very best photos showing the manliness of your little man. congratulations!

Nishta said...

hooray hooray hooray! please give him big kisses. xo

Jody said...

How awesome Cheryl!!! What a gorgeous little guy!!! Congrats to you and your growing family:)

Brigi said...

adorable baby!!!

Kathy Tucker said...

Many congratulations!

heartsease54 said...

Congratulations! What a little butterball,he's beautiful. Love the little foot picture!

tubilinha tiacarminha said...

Parabéns,ele é lindo e saudável.Beijos.

amandajean said...

many congratulations to you, my friend! hope you are getting some sleep and finding some sort of routine.

he's adorable!!!

jacquie said...

congratultions! i wish you many happy times with this little one!

CitricSugar said...

Congratulations! That is one sweet little dude! SO happy for you. :-)

Holly said...

Congratulations! Welcome to the world, Nikolai! How lovely to arrive on the first day of spring!

Victoria said...

Cheryl, he is BEAUTIFUL!

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to you and your family on your darling little Nikolai, a true spring bundle of joy!

(kiss, kiss, kiss... those dear little toes!)

Lee said...

Congratulations! : )

KateKwiltz said...

Love that tiny foot! He's beautiful! Congratulations!

Kim Foster said...

I'm so late to the game, but am so happy he is out and here. What a gorgeous little guy.

Well-done, Mama.

xoxo

brown robin said...

He's sooooo beautiful... and dare I say? He looks so much like you. I think it's the second picture. Oh.... and baby feet. Thank you for sharing a picture of his feet. I needed that. So amazingly small, and how quickly those feet will grow. Congratulations dear (cyber) friend!

Anna Maria said...

Oh the Perfection!!!

Absolutely nothing in the world like a new baby, congratulations and a thousand good wishes.
xo,Anna

Vincci said...

Hellooooo Niko! Congrats to you and your family, Cheryl! Looks like you're going to have your hands full!