Meet Jayden Elijah

This post, written by Greg, originally appeared on MommyDaddyBlog.com.

We are still at the hospital. They want to keep Boogie for another 24 hours to monitor his vitals. So, Mommy has to stay so that he can eat. And of course, I’m staying with!

He’s been really good. He’s hardly cried at all, with the exception of a couple of times when he was hungry. He’s been pooping and farting like crazy though! He’s spent much of the time sleeping since he made his way out of the womb last night. There were a couple of times though where his little eyelids peeked open and he started looking around to observe his new surroundings. He even looked up at me for a while. I love my new baby boy!

Mommy’s been pretty good also. She’s just extremely tired because she hasn’t gotten much sleep. We’ve been staying up to enjoy our little ball of wonder. Yeah, it’s pretty much safe to say that sleep don’t live here no more! He packed his bags and hit the road!

I just wanted to give everyone a small update on what’s going on. He’s getting his hospital picture taken in a half an hour, so I’m going to run back to the house to get an outfit to put him in. We packed an outfit for him in Mommy’s overnight bag, but it’s a little too big for him.

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Thanks to everyone who stopped by yesterday! Mommy and I really appreciate it! I’ll make sure to keep you guys updated when I can!

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Sheena Tatum

is the founder of Sophistishe. She's a free spirit, wife, boy mom, rental rebel, curator of pretty things, lover of vintage pyrex, and the tropics. Sheena can be found in NW Indiana with her husband and two scrumptious boys, clutching kraft paper, chalkboard paint, sriracha and chipotle pepper. In the midst of motherhood, wifedom, and managing a growing collection of digital projects, she somehow manages to find zen in being a quirky, introverted, lil’ lady.

70 Comments

  • Reply June 3, 2008

    Funmilayo

    He’s so precious :)

  • Reply May 29, 2008

    CanCan

    Beautiful name and a beautiful baby!
    My first son’s name is Jonas Elisha!

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  • Reply May 5, 2008

    Nicole

    Congratulations! He’s adorable!

  • Reply May 4, 2008

    Dette

    Ooh – he is TOO handsome. I wish you luck keeping the girls away when this one gets older!!

    Congratulations to you both!

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  • Reply May 3, 2008

    Work At Home Mom Blog

    Congrats Mom & Dad! Your baby boy is beautiful! I am sure you are feeling very blessed right now!

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  • Reply May 1, 2008

    michelle rosborough

    He is soooooooooo handsome !!!!!!

    You’re right…sleep has left the building. LOL

  • Reply May 1, 2008

    Jared

    Awesme man! Congrats on the little one!

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  • Reply May 1, 2008

    Dee

    Congratulations, and welcome little Boogie!

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  • Reply May 1, 2008

    Jane - Pinks & Blues

    CONGRATS, you guys!! Boogie is beautiful!!

    Jane

  • Reply April 30, 2008

    Shannon

    Awww! Congratulations to the both of you! He is a very beautiful child. Make sure you guys try to get some rest! I know it’s easier said than done. When my son was born I slept whenever he went down for naps. I took advantage. Keep that in mind!

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  • Reply April 30, 2008

    Joey

    Congratulations to your new baby boy! He’s so adorable!

    This is my first time to visit your site and I really love it!

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  • Reply April 30, 2008

    Shirli from Nine Moons

    We wanted to wish you lots of love and patience!
    the first month is not easy but you will do just fine with your amazing husband and new baby!
    i cannot wait to hear more about your new addition.

    with much love

    the family at Nine Moons

  • Reply April 30, 2008

    Terri

    Congratulations on the new addition!!!

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  • Reply April 30, 2008

    Thea

    He is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute!

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    Modern Mami

    I’m a bit late on stopping by for the good news, but Congrats! He’s beautiful! :)

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    Tawny Stillar

    Boogie is absolutely beautiful. I finally just got here to catch up on the whirlwind and almost cried as I read your posts. Good job mama on being so strong, and papa too for seeing you through it. Congratulations to you both!

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    Trecia

    Congrats!! Such blessings to you both and of course happy birthday Boogie… you know the funny thing is, he has both my nephew names…

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  • Congrats on a healthy beautiful baby boy! I love the name Boogie that is what I want to name my little boy should I ever have one!! Hope you two are doing well!

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    JMom

    Congratulations, mom and dad! and Happy Birthday, Jaden :D You sure are a handsome guy!

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    Mihoriel

    Congratulations!! Enjoy life, Boogie ^_^.

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    Abbey

    Welcome Boogie!! And congratulations to your parents! All of us at Mom Central are so happy that you’re finally here and can’t wait to send you lots of great baby stuff to try out. We’re thinking of you and your family. :)

  • Reply April 29, 2008

    Sheliza

    Congratulations! What a gorgeous baby boy you have there. I am so excited for you guys. I can’t wait to follow your journey of parenthood. God bless!

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    tanyetta

    He looks so sweet and peaceful! Congrats to you both :)

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  • Reply April 29, 2008

    Holly

    He is absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations you two.

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Crochet Diva

    congrats!

  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Saph -Walk with Me

    Congratulations!!! Soooo cute!!!

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Brandie

    He is adorable! Congratulations =)

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    jenny-up the hill

    How exciting!! Congrats to ya’ll…he’s absolutely adorable!!

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Jenn

    He is beautiful! Congratulations to both of you. :) And more pictures when you can! :D

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Tricia

    OMG I can’t believe I’m a day late! Congratulations you two. He is so beautiful! The last post made me cry. I’m incredibly happy for you both :)

  • Reply April 28, 2008

    stacey moore

    so sweet!! enjoy every second!!

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Hadias

    Congratulations…He is handsome.

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Suzie

    Congratulations!! He’s so adorable.

  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Sara

    Congrats on your new bundle of joy!

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  • Congratulations! I bet you guys are on cloud 9! Great looking baby boy! Looking forward to reading more about your adventures with him!

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Lynne

    Congratulations to you both! What a beautiful little boy you have!

  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Keisha

    CONGRATULATIONS !!!
    He is adorable. Can’t wait to see the millions of pictures you are sure to post.
    Big hugs !

  • Reply April 28, 2008

    laura

    Congratulations! And thanks for all the little labor updates. :)
    I must have checked back a dozen times.

    Everyone already said it, but I’ll go ahead and say it again…he’s BEAUTIFUL! Congrats!

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Sofi

    He is absolutely beautiful. Congratulations for the happy couple!!

  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Ana

    Had to come back and take another peak at your beautiful lil prince!

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Gina

    Awwww He’s ADORABLE!!! Congrats you two!! Enjoy him while he’s still itty bitty, they grow up FAST!

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Fergie

    Coming out of lurkerville to welcome Jaden Elijah and you wish you and mommy the best as you embark on this new season of your lives.

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Raquita

    AWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
    makes me want to do infant photo sessions!!!!
    TOo operfect – my husband sends his congrats and wants me to tell Greg “Tell him it will never be the same! But he’ll love every minute of it”
    I told him you already did…

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    mari

    congratulations!!! he is so cute…

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  • Reply April 28, 2008

    Miss April Joy

    OMG I am so happy for you, he is so handsome and a beautiful baby. I was praying and I’m so happy you made it through and Boogie is here! I’m know you both will be wonderful parents, congrats

  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Ana

    He is beautiful!!! What proud Mama and Papa you must be!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Britney

    Congrats! He looks and sounds so cute. :D

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Rene

    Awww! He’s beautiful! I’ve been visiting your blog for a while now so I’m really happy to see that he’s finally here! Congratulations!!!!!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Jessica

    he is absolutely GORGEOUS with his fat little cheeks. brings back memories… get used to the no sleep thing. lol

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Jamie

    He is beautiful. Congrats! :)

  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Stacey

    Congratulations! I’m so happy for you!!

  • Congratulations! May he be healthy and happy. A new child brings many blessings.

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Ms.Matashi

    Congratulations guys .He is so adorable. I am so happy for you guys.

  • Reply April 27, 2008

    1stopmom

    Awwwwwww, He is beautiful. I am so happy for you guys.

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  • Beautiful!!

  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Yolanda

    Congratulations on your beautiful baby boy!!! I can’t wait to read all about your new adventures with Boogie :)

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Mel

    Congratulations! He is a gorgeous little boy.
    Get ready for the most exciting adventure of your life!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    dara

    Absolutely adorable! I’m totally looking forward to following your blog and reading about his milestones :)

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Debbie

    FINALLY! :) Congrats to you all!!!!

  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Lisa C

    He’s ADORABLE!!!!

    Congratulations Mommy & Daddy!!!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Kevin T.

    Congratulations!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Jennifer

    He is so beautiful!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Magnolia Mom

    Congrats!!!! so sweet.

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Elle

    How adorable! He’s such a precious little one. Congrats again!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Helen

    He’s absolutely gorgeous. :) :)

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    kc*

    OMG congrats! he’s soooooo cute!

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Brandy

    He’s precious. I am so happy for you!! Congrats.

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  • congratulations to you both! boogie is beautiful. :)
    enjoy your babymoon.

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  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Miracle

    Awww he’s beautiful. Congratulations again you two!!

  • Reply April 27, 2008

    Lindsey

    awwwwwwwwwww He i so cuteeeeeeee.

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