Tuesday, May 7, 2013

18/52 {and then there were three}


Zeph: The most perfect, doting big brother going around. Taking his role very seriously and making Dave and I proud as punch. Here you are fussing about and closing the blinds, making sure that everything is perfect for your littlest sister.

Pippi: Her face was truly radiant when she first met Elke. I wish I had it on film, instead it's etched as one of life's magic moments in my mind. 

Elke: What can I say, Darling Bear- I am obsessed with you. You could wake every 2.5 hours all night every night for the rest of your life and it wouldn't taint my love..... maybe... kind of.... sorta. Don't try it.

HAPPY THREE TO ME!!!


46 comments:

  1. Nawww!! Just lovely! You sound absolutely in love with your new family of FIVE! Enjoy this blissful time xxx Fi

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  2. Happy three to you!! Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful! x

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  3. BEAUTIFUL.

    All THREE are divine!

    Bravo mama

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  4. What a delightful post...

    I am so glad you put the 'kind of...sort of' at the bottom of that post... I was feeling VERY inferior. I am really not great with the newborn stage!!

    So glad you are all together, let the new family dynamics begin. It is a wonderful time.

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  5. Look at Pip's face! - she's so proud.

    Three treasures. Beautiful x

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  6. Oh, babies are intoxicating... love + enjoy x

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  7. Congratulations! She is just divine - and what a beautiful name :) enjoy those precious early moments. Xx

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  8. so very happy for you all.. beautiful, beautiful family xx

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  9. congratulations on your beautiful third small person, the other two look so proud

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  10. I can't help welling up at the sight of your three. All so beautiful.

    Sar xx

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  11. Oh honey your babies are magnificent! Well done you x x

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  12. So beautiful, Em. How do you pronounce Elke - Elkee or Elkah? Love it either way!

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  13. So cute! Congrats on your family of three:)

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  14. Happy little family... You're truly blessed Em! Drink in every moment of love...

    Sophie xo

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  15. Gorgeous.....enjoy all these wonderful moments :)

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  16. Awwww, cutest photo of Pippi with little Elke. She looks so proud holding that precious bundle. Congratulations!!

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  17. If I end up pregnant, I blame you!
    The absolute cuteness!
    Look at Pippi...pround as punch and so adorable! Her sweet little hand cradling her sister's head kills me!
    Congratulations!

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  18. congrats beetle shackers.....blessings by 3....blessed mamma and papa x

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  19. oh my holy sweetness. the siblings meeting is so special. x

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  20. how beautiful! Once again, I am super clucky!

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  21. Congrats beetle shack people enjoy this very special time! Love the name.

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  22. oh congratulations yo you and all your gorgeous family, guess what you got me in tears again! i adore it!! love big brother closing blinds and big sisters joy in her eyes and baby beetleshack.....swoon! mum and dad big hugs x

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  23. So now I'm all clucky!
    Congratulations on the newest addition xxxx

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  24. Congratulations Em she is just precious xx

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  25. What a perfect trio! Congratulations on adding a beautiful baby to the mix.
    I adore that photo of Zeph. What a complete sweetheart to be adjusting the blinds like that.

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  26. gorgeous! how clever you are at making gorgeous children! what a sweet soul dear Zeph is and Pippi just looks like all her christmases have come at once! Enjoy dear little Elke x

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  27. So so lovely Em. You are truly blessed with three adorable little people. Such a pretty name for your littlest lady xo

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  28. Perfection, all three of them. Well done Mama and Papa Bear xo

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  29. Congratulations, she's perfectly wonderful!

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  30. Glad the moment you have been waiting for has arrived and is all you hoped for. xx

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  31. congratulations! that baby is just perfect!
    lovely photos so much love!

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  32. I am soooo happy for you all, and Elke is such a beautiful name! Jo xx

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  33. Pippi's face is priceless, such a beautiful moment.

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  34. Oh she is amazing, well done. And I just offer back the words you kindly gave me "... those first weeks are life changingly hard and only the wise ask for and accept help. With each day our love for our babies grows! Enjoy the journey!" So very true xxx

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  35. Em-I LOVE these images-perfection. Pippi and zephie will make fabulous older siblings-My grandfather once said the best gift you can give your child is a sibling:-) Elke is truly gorgeous, wishing you rest and love during this special time! Hugs xx lisa

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  36. Congratulations!! What a very special week for portraits. :)

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  37. Happy three to you indeed! What a special portrait - the first one with your three children all together. Gorgeous. xx

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  38. Congratulations!!! She's beautiful...even though mine are older, I still marvel at the fact that I brought two little angels into this world.

    Hope you are enjoying this time but getting lots of rest. xo

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  39. My comment disappeared I think?

    Congratulations! Welcome to 3 littlies, it's a busy but fantastic place. Our kids are almost exactly the same ages too.

    Hope you are recovering well.

    x

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em