On Tuesday, March 29th at 11:47am, my best friend welcomed her daughter, Violet Wendy, to the world. She weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces, and brought a huge amount of joy into Shelby and Mike's lives and, of course, into mine.
I was so thrilled to visit her for the first time this past weekend. She's teeny-tiny but just perfect.
I went upstate ostensibly to help Shelby and Mike with whatever they needed, but honestly, they've got this. I maybe helped get Shelby water and asked if she needed to go upstairs for a nap a few times, but otherwise, I think mostly I just kept her company. She was in great spirits and really rocking motherhood!
It was also nice to spend some time with the new grandparents, and to watch Danny hold his first grandchild for the very first time. A very special moment.
And hanging out with Shelby's friends is always a blast. I especially loved seeing Maggie meet her new best friend. I think they're going to have some great adventures together pretty soon!
And of course, I took loads of photos, including this family portrait. I also promised I'd be back with my real camera one day soon—after I take a photography course and get a little better at the whole "taking pictures" business!
Welcome to earth, little flower! I'm so glad you're here!