Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Our Girl Gracie...

It has been quite sometime since I updated this little blog on the happenings of the Leeper family. My last post featured our two little monkeys in their Halloween Ninja Costumes and ended with the question of whether we would have a third little pink ninja before the big night. As it went, our little girl didn't arrive before Halloween but waited patiently until her scheduled date of November 3rd.

Cecelia "Grace" Leeper
Nov. 3rd 2014 - 7lbs 6oz

Gracie was instantly loved by her brothers (a little too aggressively by Henry) and has taken to the role of little sister very well. She tolerates being held by both of them and recovers well from their less than gentle affections.  


Andrew is already one of her favourite people. She has an endless supply of grins and giggles for him and he is absolutely smitten with her.


The last two months have been a bit of a whirlwind and when people asked me how we were adjusting to having a third child I would respond with comments like, "it's going really well" and "so far, so good"! It all seemed a bit too easy... until we left the comfort of our home and made the trek to Canada for the Holidays. Having three kids, and traveling with three kids are two very different situations!! But we all made it back alive and have settled nicely into the New Year with our new girl, and our new normal!

(typical Henry!)

Gracie is perfect. She eats well, she sleeps well and her personality seems to fall somewhere on the spectrum between her all too serious oldest brother and her all too silly older brother. I feel so blessed to be the one to watch what kind of little girl she becomes!

Photo credit: http://www.monicaridgely.com

4 comments

  1. We are all blessed to have Gracie in our lives, she is perfect!

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  2. This is my favorite blog post of all time. I know that is a little bit self-centered but you can post about a do it yourself recipe sorter next time. This post is all about us and our little girl Gracie, in adorable rose between two outlandish thorns;)

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  3. She's a beauty! Love the head band!

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  4. How precious!! Again, congrats, my friend!

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