Monday, September 14, 2009

Our new blessing has arrived!

Joyfully announcing the birth of...
:: Mariah Grace ::

Date: 09/09/09
Weight: 9 lbs. 8 oz.
Length: 20 inches

Here we are!
Our first family photo together, only minutes after Mariah officially joined our family!

We praise the Lord for the amazing love and grace He has showered upon us with this sweet little girl. She is a beautiful blessing in our lives!
"For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb. I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well."
Psalm 139:13-14


All in a Day said...


Charisma said...

MELANIE ANNE!!!!!!!! YOUR A MOM!!!!! I can't wait to meet your new daughter!! 10 DAYS!!!!!!!! LOVE YOU ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

So excited to be the first to congratulate you (online)!! What a BEAUTIFUL baby!

Josiah and Abi Wissmann said...

OH MY! What a doll!! She's absolutely beautiful! Rejoicing with you, and praying as you adjust! You're going to be amazing parents! Mariah, couldn't be more blessed!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! What a beautiful baby girl! May she bring you and the Lord much joy all of her life.

Rejoicing with you over this wonderful gift from the Lord,
The Ophoven Family

The Sisters said...

Congratulations!!! We love you guys!
~The Tingelstads

Hannah said...

Congratulations Melanie and David!! We are so happy for you!! She is so beautiful!! How neat that she was born on 9/9/09 and weighed 9 lbs.! What time was she born? I can't wait to hear more details! :-)

Hannah for the family

♥ Craig & Jessica ♥ said...

Oh Melanie, she is so beautiful! Congratulations!

Karen said...

Congratulations David and Melanie, and welcome to the world, Mariah! I love you all! :)

Joe & Sarah said...

CONGRATULATIONS! She is So very beautiful!

Kate said...

Oh CONGRATULATIONS! What a beautiful baby!

Anonymous said...

I am rejoicing with you two!


Sheila said...


Delchi, Krista, Sabria and Ariana said...

Congratulations! She is so precious! We can't wait to meet her!

Guntzel Girls said...

Oh, we are sooo excited for you, Melanie and David! Give her a kiss from us! Love you all!

~the Guntzels~

Becca Charity said...

Hey Melanie and David!
she is so VERY cute! you know Mariah my friend, she was so happy that you named her Mariah! when I herd that you where going to name her that I told her and she was really happy! So how dose it fell being a mom? I bet it is fun! well I love you lots but I have to go and get ready for my birthday thing with all of my friends you know what I mean right? it is going so fun! I'm going to be 12 and I will able to go hunting I hope I can get something! well love you lots and your new baby! Love,

Lauren Blomberg said...

She is sooo cute! What a blessing!
Congratulations! I wish I could see her in person!
~Lauren :)

Lauren Blomberg said...

Congratulations David and Melanie!!
What a blessing! She is sooo cute!!
I wish I could hold her right now! Miss you!!

Anonymous said...

Yohu have a beautiful baby!
We stayed with the Sahlstrams. We had so much fun.
Julie Hunter

Whitney Weidenborner said...

She is really cute!!! I feel so happy for you two.