Pretty Darn Proud…

Here’s me last night around Midnight.  Two hours after she was born.

Don’t mind the red eyes; its not from lack of sleep, rather 40 minutes of crying with joy.

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    Reply Melanie Bennett September 17, 2008 at 6:08 am

    Congratulations Jerry! Enjoy every minute cause they grow up so fast. My baby is turning two in a few weeks! Watching all this has made me get the “itch” again…which Pete is real happy about and says thanks haha.

    Love Mel Bennett

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    Reply Marcia MacNiven September 17, 2008 at 6:18 am

    Congratulations to the family! We can’t wait to meet ya Leighton.

    Love Dave, Marcia & Jack

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    Reply Suzanne Kootz September 17, 2008 at 6:35 am

    First of all, LOVE THE NAME!!!!! You both look incredible and she is a Gem! Congratulations, now I hope you know that all of us will continue to expect an hourly update for the rest of her life. This blog is just too good! hahaha Just kiddin! Enjoy your baby girl..

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    Reply Sarah Hinman September 17, 2008 at 6:46 am

    What a precious picture!

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    Reply Heather September 17, 2008 at 7:06 am

    Congratulations Daddy Jerome!! You definitley look like a very proud father!! I am so happy for you!! She is so beautiful! I can’t wait to meet her!! : )

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    Reply Eileen September 17, 2008 at 7:20 am

    What a beautiful name for a beautiful girl. Contrats again. Can’t wait to meet her!

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    Reply Robin Dini September 17, 2008 at 7:20 am

    i’ve been waiting a long time to see this picture 🙂 Congrats on finally getting your special delivery. She’s precious and her name is beautiful.

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    Reply Dana September 17, 2008 at 7:24 am

    She is beautiful, Jen looks beautiful and yes so do you. I am soooo happy for you and I am sure you already feel like life could not be any sweeter. Enjoy her!

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    Reply Jessica September 17, 2008 at 7:40 am

    Congrats to you and Jen!! You look like a natural already. 🙂 Beautiful name!

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    Reply Jessica September 17, 2008 at 8:05 am

    OMG CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!! She is beautiful and so is her name! Good job guys!!

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    Reply Kathryn L September 17, 2008 at 8:06 am

    Congratulations!!! Her name was worth the wait….

    Best wishes to your new family – I cant believe how well rested and beautiful you all look! Leighton, continue to be the little angel you are….your parents certainly deserve it!

    -Kathryn & Evan

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    Reply Dina (Marchetti) Faust September 17, 2008 at 8:17 am

    Congratulations Jen and Jerry! I am a friend of the “gang” from softball! I was told about this site a few months ago and have been checking in every now and then, but was glued on Monday and Tuesday. Best wishes as you embark on the most amazing journey. Enjoy every minute – because it is true – it goes by REALLY fast!! She is beautiful!!!

    Warm wishes!


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    Reply Becky September 17, 2008 at 8:19 am

    What a precious picture of daddy with his little girl. You are absolutely glowing!

    Congrats on the successful diaper changes and that’s great news that she figured out how to eat right away. Enjoy your first day as a family!

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    Reply Tawnia September 17, 2008 at 8:49 am

    Such a precious picture. Congratulations again!

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    Reply Linda Braga September 17, 2008 at 8:54 am

    Beautiful Baby

    Beautiful Parents

    Beautiful Name

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    Reply Linda Braga September 17, 2008 at 8:55 am

    Beautiful Baby, Beautiful Parents, Beautiful Name.

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    Reply Kristi September 17, 2008 at 8:59 am

    What a perfect picture…made me cry. You look like a natural with your little baby girl!

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    Reply Michelle September 17, 2008 at 9:26 am

    Wow–finally! Congrats to both Mommy & Daddy for such a long and intensive couple of days! She is so beautiful! I’m so happy for you guys! Enjoy Parenthood! They do grow fast!

    Oh–and born at 10:07pm huh?–that’s my wedding date–so I’ll always remember the time she was born! =)

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    Reply Heather September 17, 2008 at 9:56 am

    Awww! Daddy’s little girl!!!

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    Reply Alison September 17, 2008 at 6:09 pm

    welcome to the world little Leighton… your dad is an oustanding photographer and your mom is as sweet as can be. You are going to grow up to be a very special little girl.

    Jerome I love this pic of you!

    Congratulations again!!!!

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