Eli - Week One

Eli's First Bath

Step One - Undress Cute Baby
Step Two - Introduce Baby to the Warm Water
Peaceful Baby
Step Three - Watch Baby Create a Natural Fountain (He's peeing!)
Unhappy Baby

Step Four - Wash & Rinse Baby

Step Five - Dry Baby

Clean Baby
Snuggly Baby

Neighborhood (Impromptu) Birth Party

We ventured out in the neighborhood Tuesday night and found many neighbors gathered and enjoying the mid-summer night! Rebecca - ever the baker - whipped up brownie birthday cake, and the night turned into quite a celebration!

Chris H, Kevin, Nick G, and Steve R


Welcome to the family, Eli George Tepker!

Delivered at 10:15 a.m., 9 Pounds and 1/2 an Ounce, 20 Inches Long
Proud Papa
Dr. Mora
Once we were out of recovery, I couldn't wait to introduce him to his siblings! Here's me as the kids walk in:

Kate: "I want to hold it!"

Collin helped and Owen and Kate watched as the nurse took Eli's vitals and gve E a sponge bath:

Grandma and Grandpa Jacobs
Great Grandma Groom (GGG for short!)
Grandpa Bob

Daddy Kissing Those Precious Toes

DAY THREE - Going Home!