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Dear Magan + Miss E (Well Wishes from Bookish Moms)

Good morning, friends! You might have heard from a little birdie (literally, Twitter!) that Magan gave birth to a gorgeous little girl on Sunday evening! It’s hard to believe after so much planning, squealing, and excitement that she is actually here! I guess it’s no surprise that I wanted to do something special on Rather […]

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February 15, 2014 - 9:15 pm

Hannah @ So Obsessed With - I know I’ve already told you this too (broken record much?), but I just love the way this post turned out. I felt a little teary reading all these sweet words, so I can only imagine how much Magan appreciated the thought and time that went into this. You’re so thoughtful, E!

February 8, 2014 - 4:51 pm

Shelve It: February 8, 2014 (Pepper Cameo), Estelle - […] so be sure to enter!) And of course all the little posts celebrating Magan’s exciting news. (Mom advice from the book community + guess the baby blogger!) It’s been so so fun to read your reactions to both of […]

February 8, 2014 - 7:59 am

Amy @ bookgoonie - Such a sweet post.

Peanut Butter was my friend. Let that hubby do as much as he possibly can to help. Daughters that have good relationships with their Daddys don’t tolerate loser boys.

Read. Read. Read to her.

Soothing singing is awesome unless you know no songs. I found myself softly singing Happy Birthday, row row row your boat & anything that had a tune at all. I sounded stupid, but she didn’t care.

February 8, 2014 - 6:13 am

Angeline - This is so sweet. Congratulations Magan and good luck with everything!

February 7, 2014 - 8:00 am

Who's Who? Can You Guess the Baby Blogger? - […] I wanted a way to involve more of the community in this celebration of Magan and Baby E! (Check out yesterday’s post from moms around the community!) But […]

February 6, 2014 - 11:52 pm

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - Ack — I’ve tried twice to comment and my computer keeps freezing up, but let’s try this one more time!

Such an amazing list of inspirational thoughts; I teared up a few times too! And gotta totally agree with Betty — the housecleaning can WAIT while you soak up all those incredible family moments!

And one more thing to add to this list … I think you’re also pretty lucky to have Estelle as your friend. This is a pretty special idea that she came up with; it warms my heart to know that the world is a better place because both of you are in it!

February 6, 2014 - 7:01 pm

Ellice - My goodness, I’m not a momma yet, but I’m sitting here in tears at work while reading this post. Such genuine, heartfelt words. Congrats, Magan!

February 6, 2014 - 1:43 pm

Tammy - Congratulations Magan! As you know already parenthood is the most heart-wrenching and heart-making job possible and worth every up and down along the way.

February 6, 2014 - 1:02 pm

Shandra - This is so precious!

February 6, 2014 - 12:47 pm

Liz @ Along for the Read - Oh my goodness this is so sweet! Kind of makes me want to have a baby so I think I will just make a trip to go see my sister’a babies and get my fill there.

Congratulations, Magan! I am so excited for you. Baby E is a lucky little lady, can’t wait to hear about her through your tweets and posts.

February 6, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Lori - This post makes me so happy, and a little teary. I’m so happy for you and your family, Magan.

Thanks for putting this together, Estelle! You’re wonderful!

February 6, 2014 - 11:15 am

ashley - Oh my heart. I love the love of this community.

February 6, 2014 - 10:47 am

Alexa S. - I seriously teared up reading this post this morning! Such sweet messages from such amazing people. I know I’ve already said this to you M, but congratulations. So happy for you, D, big sister and the baby! You’re going to be a wonderful mom, and Baby E is lucky to have you. Lots of love <3 <3 <3

February 6, 2014 - 10:45 am

Lisa is Busy Nerding - Big round of applause to Estelle for putting this together! I am loving it all!

Betty – OH YES GIRL to #4.
Capillya – Awesome advice to Baby Blasig!
Jess – THAT VIDEO. Oh goodness. My heart!
Lori – I still have PTSD from those early days.
Melissa – NAILED IT.
Melissa – Here’s to always finding the awesome in life!

oxoxo

February 6, 2014 - 10:21 am

Anna - This is adorable. What a great community we have here — I find this so touching and lovely. And Magan, we are all so thrilled for you and the fam — sending lots of love!

February 6, 2014 - 9:46 am

Jess @ Gone with the Words - OMGosh I’m all teary eyed over here! Everyone had such wonderful things to say to Magan and Baby E! Great job, ladies!!

And Magan, I can’t wait to see all those pics of Baby E I know you will be taking! 😀