Ali and I excitedly went to the hospital today to meet her new baby cousin, Tessa Kate!
This is the second time in under 2 months that we have sat in that very same waiting room in anticipation of a Tessa being born, of course. So Ali knew the drill and was ready to meet COUSIN Tessa!
Very, VERY quickly followed by screams of protest, when it sunk in what just happened here.
Tessa was born around 1:30pm, at 7 lbs, 5 ozs (ironically the exact same weight as Baby Tessa Faith) and 19 1/2 inches. She was very awake, alert, and not fussy:
And had a bunch of dark hair:
Eli refused to even look at her for the rest of the time we were there. Every time he sensed her presence, he would turn his head as fast as he could:
But he’ll come around. In a day or decade or two.
But, needless to say, the rest of us are completely thrilled, and excited to tell her