Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Introducing Carter Ashlan ~ My Grand Baby!!

Dear Ones!! I'm so proud to introduce you to my new grand daughter:

Carter Ashlan
She was born at 1:50 PM on March 15, 2010.
Weight: 7 lb. 2 oz.
Length: 20 inches
Head & Chest measurement: 34 cm



Isn't she precious? You know I'm in hog heaven and we're leaving tomorrow! I'm going to hold that little one soon. Daughter is resting and son-in-law is taking care of both girls!

Again, I thank you all for your prayers and support during this time. God is so good!

You are my bunch of sweeties,
Shelia ;)

91 comments:

  1. Oh girl this just brings tears to my eyes to see that swwet Pickle...hey its got a nick name already swwetpickle ha ha!! oh she just darling my friend and just wait until you hold her that little thing will melt your heart...been there done that...Have a safe trip girl and tell your daughter we wish her and her little family well...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

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  2. Hi Shelia

    Off you go and hold that beautiful baby!!!
    Congratulations to the parents and grand parents!! Jackie in UK.

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  3. Hi Sheila
    She is so beautiful. You must be absolutely thrilled. Congratulations again. Can't wait to see more pictures when you get back from your trip. Have a safe journey and please give her a cuddle from me.
    Lindsay
    x

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  4. Congratulations !!!!!He's gorgeous !
    Blessings,
    ~Myrna

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  5. She's so beautiful!!
    Have a safe trip and enjoy every minute with your girls!

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  6. She is beautiful, Sheila. Safe travels.

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  7. Oh, my Shelianess...she is absolutely beautiful and looks so so healthy. Her weight and length..perfect. I am so thrilled and thankful she is here and both girls are doing well. I adore her name!
    Have a blessed and safe trip, to and fro....and know that I love you!
    xo bj

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  8. oh how sweet... Have a wonderful trip - takes lots of photos. Babies are so wonderful

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  9. Carter is so adorable! You are going to love being a Grandma, so much fun!

    Smiles,
    Carol

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  10. Congratulations Shelia have a wonderful time!

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  11. She is beyond precious and she is perfect! I am thrilled for you.

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  12. Congrats to you and your family for this precious and beautiful new baby! I hope that you have the most memorable time with her! What a sweet name to!
    Hugs...
    Bobbi

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  13. Dear Shelia, many congratulations on the birth of your grand-daughter...God bless you all :o)

    She's a beauty.

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  14. Oh, Shelia! She's beautiful! Congratulations! Isn't it wonderful? I know you all are so happy and so proud! My very best wishes to you and your family! My grandson is one month old today! Enjoy that new granddaughter...hugs...Debbie

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  15. Bless you all!! She is beautiful!! Simply divine!!!!

    So happy for you!!

    Lou Cinda :)

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  16. She is beautiful gift from God!
    Beautiful angel!
    I'm happy with you Shelia!

    God bless your whole family!

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  17. Oh look at her little pinkness, Shelia! She's beautiful and I love her name. :)

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  18. Hey Grandma Shelia; So have you all come down to Earth yet,,,,, She is just so beautiful, and I love her name and how it fits her. I am so just happy for you all.. Please pass on my congratulations to the new Mommy and Daddy... have a ton of fun with her....

    Big Hugs;
    Alaura

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  19. OH MY GOODNESS She is a darling! What a beautiful, serene looking baby!!! Oh how I envy you-- travel safely and give that little lump of love lots of hugs from all your blogging friends!

    There is nothing more miraculous or precious -- Congrats, Gram!
    Cass

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  20. That just made me laugh out loud....Soooo Cute! She has your nose and mouth don't you think?! Just so darling...have fun GRANDMA...get all the hugs and smells and a heart full that you can! :D

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  21. What a precious BEAUTY from God!! Blessings to all of you!!

    Jan

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  22. Congratulations Shelia....she is a beautiful little gal. What a Lucky Charm! Have a wonderful time holding and loving that bundle of joy! So Happy for you!

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  23. How precious she is, Shelia! She actually looks like she is smiling. I love her name! Hope everyone is doing well. Have a safe trip.

    xoxo
    Janie

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  24. So beautiful!!! Love the little hat too.
    Enjoy!
    Carolyn

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  25. So beautiful....have a wonderful and do lots of my favorite exercise....rocking....

    You are a winner at my place, so send me your info when you have a chance....

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  26. Why, I do believe, she looks just like you!!! Enjoy your trip. Sally

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  27. Congratulations Sheila! She's a cutie!

    Manuela

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  28. Congratulations, Shelia! She's gorgeous!

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  29. Oh, Shelia!

    She is gorgeous! And I love that little hat she has on. Beautiful. God is so great. Glad everyone is healthy! Safe travels, and enjoy!
    HUGS!

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  30. How precious!! Congratulations!

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  31. Congrats again my friend. You are in for the ride of your life.

    xoRebecca

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  32. oh bless. is she the cutest thing or what.. it was like having a flashback when I saw her photo. I made a baby that looked just like her 3 years ago. Give her a sweet hug from me please.
    Welcome Carter to the world. I hope your life is full of joy, good health and all the love your heart cant hold...
    Nina Sonny

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  33. She's gorgeous, honey; I think she looks like you! ;-)
    xoxo,
    Connie

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  34. She is absolutely precious and such a blessing from God. So thankful mom and baby are doing well. Wishing you safe travel and a grand time Grandma. Much love to all.

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  35. How wonderful! I am so excited for you and that you soon will be holding that precious gift. Enjoy!

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  36. Congratulations to you all...thanks be to God they are both doing fine...a 2 hour labor...is amazeing.God Bless Trish

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  37. I do believe I see you in that sweet baby's face! I think she will open her eyes and see this "olden" world with fresh eyes. Congratulations, grandma. Welcome to the sisterhood of grandparent-land!
    Brenda

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  38. Oh what a pretty little face -- and she looks like she put lip gloss on just for this picture! I can see she's starting out right! Oh, I know you're just going to be over the moon when this sweet bundle in nestled down in your arms...now you KNOW you're going to want to steal her away to Texas with you! Enjoy your visit!

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  39. Shelia, she is beautiful. I'm so happy for you and your family. May God richly bless all of you.

    Hugs, Barb

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  40. She is so pretty! Congrats and thanks for sharing photos.

    Sami G.

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  41. CongratulationS!!! Isn't that just the sweetest picture and her little knit cap is too cute!!

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  42. She is just perfectly precious!!!

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  43. Congrats on your new grandbaby!! She is precious. Have a wonderful time visiting her and the rest of the family. I will be a grandma again around Thanksgiving. My son and wife are expecting number 2.

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  44. Congratulations Shelia
    *tight hugs*
    How very wonderful...a little granddaughter. She is beautiful and looks so happy and snuggly... They are so very precious. I know you can hardly wait to hold her...have a beautifully happy day.
    Judi

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  45. yay! congrats to all of you. she's beautiful.

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  46. She is so very beautiful, Shelia! Her lips! They're so ruby red and pretty. Oh boy, I bet you're not going to put that baby down for anything but potty breaks!

    Justiney :o )

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  47. What a beautiful little girl. Don't you wish Gloria had said she was sweet as a rose insted of a pickle, LOL! I'll think of her as Sweetpickle now every time you share her photos!
    Congratulations and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Dawn

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  48. What a sweet grandbaby you have. She is beautiful! Safe travels to you and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Valerie

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  49. Grand...ma......OOO, GRANNNN MA....
    what are you doing? Holding that sweetness CARTER? You are going to be holding her so much, she'll have to come home with you when you leave!!!!!!:) :) :)

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  50. Your next post is probably going to read....

    "HELLO.....my name is SHELIA
    and
    I'M A GRANDMA !"

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  51. What a preciious gift from Heaven to your hearts! She's beautiful!!!
    ~Adrienne~

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  52. Oh she is precious! Congratulations, grandmother! She is beautiful!
    Blessings,
    Sandra

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  53. How precious! She looks so cozy and content in this photo! I know your entire family is so happy to receive this little bundle of joy into the world:)

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  54. Contratulations on your beautiful new granddaughter Carter, what a beauty, you gotta be such a proud grandma, so happy mother and daughter are doing well....Phyllis

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  55. Congratulations to you and her parents. She's beautiful!
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  56. Happy Birthday, Miss Carter!
    And congratulations, Grandma Shelia! hugs, sue

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  57. Hurrraa!
    Congratulations grandma and grandpa!
    If I know correctly -
    she is your first grandchild.
    I can imagine how you are happy Shelia.
    (btw. my grandson will be 5 yrs old soon... time goes so fast)

    God is good all the time!

    She is beautiful treasure!
    God bless her and her parends
    and
    grandparents!

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  58. Baby
    (Helen Steiner Rice)

    A wee bit of heaven
    drifted down from above -
    A handful of happiness,
    a heartful of love.

    The mystery of life,
    so sacred and sweet -
    The giver of joy
    so deep and complete.

    Precious and priceless,
    so lovable, too -
    The world's sweetest miracle,
    baby, is you.

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  59. What a prcious bundle of joy!!! I know you are all in 7th heaven... Have fun with your little sweet love one!!!
    (((HUGS)))
    Donna

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  60. Shelia...she is just adorable..but..but...where's the PINK!! Grandma...get that li'l gal some PINK! :)
    Seriously, Shelia...would you look at that beautiful mouth. Love the lower lip!!
    Enjoy, Grandma!

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  61. Praise the Lord. Oh dear Shelia! She is an exquisite work of art.

    I know you are in grandma heaven. Give her kisses from her Aunt Beverly.

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  62. Hi Shelia - Congratulations on your new little grand-daughter. She is lovely. Mine is coming soon, May 9. Can't wait! Deb

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  63. Congratulations! My first grandchild, a grandson named Colton will be two weeks old tomorrow. These have been a wonderful two weeks for me. Everything anyone has ever said about the specialness of a grandchild is absolutely correct!

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  64. Oh, Shelia! Congratulations! I can only imagine how thrilled you are. She is definitely a beauty. I'll bet you won't spoil her at all. LOL. Congrats to you, Mr. P and the new mom and dad. Have fun!

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  65. Congratulations. She's beautiful!

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  66. What a pretty little girl. Go spoil her rotten.

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  67. Shelia congratulations to you and your family! How wonderful! A little girl ♥ I can just see you making all kinds of wonderful things for her and teaching her all about music :>) I'm so happy for all of you. Welcome to the wonderful world of grandmotherhood.

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  68. Congratulations, Grandma!! She is so pretty, and I'm very glad mother and daughter are healthy and at home!

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  69. Shelia, I'm so happy for you. My first-born grandchild--also a girl--was born March 15th, twenty-one years ago, and she's been such a JOY in my life. I wish you every bit as much joy with Carter.

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  70. How wonderful! Congratulations and God Bless her and her family.
    She is adorable. Now don't be a BH (baby hog) :) let others cradle that little bundle of joy!

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  71. Congratulations, Grandma! How wonderful. What a precious little darling she is. How exciting to be a grandma! I'll bet you're singing to her nonstop. She'll learn to sing before she talks. Take care.

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  72. Oh congratulations my friend on being a new grandma!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She's beautiful!!!!! I am sooooo happy for you!!!

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  73. She is a doll. There is nothing like this granny stuff. I am loving every min. of it. Enjoy your visit and give her a hug and kiss for me.

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  74. Oh Shelia, she is beautiful! What a sweet little face! I know you are having a wonderful time being "grandmother"! Congratulations! laurie

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  75. She is absolutely BEAUTIFUL Shelia!! I know you are so proud! Enjoy!!!!♥

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  76. Congratulations Shelia to you & the lovely new family ... may blessings be showered upon you all.

    Carter is a beauty & all decked in high fashion!

    Happy spring!
    Have a beautiful week.
    TTFN~ Hugs, Marydon

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  77. Shelia!! so glad i stopped by!! she is adorable! she favors you I think! your heart must be so full of joy!

    congratulations!!

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  78. She is so beautiful! I know you are enjoying her right now! Nothing sweeter than a soft cuddly newborn baby!

    She weighed exactly the same as my daughter did, and same length! My daughter's name is Ashleigh, so brings back many memories!

    Katherine

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  79. Oh Sheila-I just popped over because I haven't seen you in a while...and imagine my suprise. I think your precious grandbaby was born while my computer was on the fritz! Congratulations to your daughter and SIL and, of course, you and Mr. Precious!There is no telling when you will read this--I am sure you are rocking and cooing. I know I would be. Thanks for sharing the happy news. I have been anxiously awaiting since the first day you told us!!! Welcome to the world beautiful baby Carter Ashlan--love the name!

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  80. Carter Ashlan is too too cute! ;) Blessings to him and you... and may the sound of happy music and the lilt of laughter fill your heart with gladness...

    Hugs

    cielo

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  81. Carter Ashlan is too too cute! ;) Blessings to him and you... and may the sound of happy music and the lilt of laughter fill your heart with gladness...

    Hugs

    cielo

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  82. Shelia...Carter is soooo beautiful! She's just precious! I am just catching up and saw your other posts first! Love all the pics of her little, sweet feet and hands. Carter is a sweet gift from God, isn't she? I know your heart is filled to overflowing! Love the pic of all three of you!
    Susan

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  83. Shelia, CONGRATULATIONS! She is adorable! I'm so happy for you!!!

    As you're aware, I've been MIA for over a week, but I had to come on to wish you much happiness with the new bambino!!!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  84. Sheila,
    I know you are all so happy. Enjoy the wee one. And doesn't she have the best "baby sugar" ever? :)

    D

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I'm so pleased you would come to see me and so please leave me a comment and I'll do my very best to respond back to you. Be a sweetie...Shelia :)