13 January 2014
I'm an auntie!
At 8:31 last night (that is, Central Time), literally minutes before I had to shut off my computer to board my long flight to the UK, I got a message that my sister had given birth to a healthy little boy! 7lbs. 14oz. and as yet I haven't been told whether a name has been settled on, but momma and baby are both healthy and doing just wonderfully. It was a long labor, spent at home with a midwife and family, but despite the length, everything went smoothly and just as it should. I'm sad that I couldn't delay my trip a couple of days so that I could say hi to the little fella before running back off to Scotland (more on this later perhaps), but I'm trying to tell myself that it's all the more reason going home the next time will be extra awesome.