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Introducing Baby Number Nine


A month ago, I gave birth to a baby boy.

We now have five daughters and four sons.

This baby boy was our biggest child! He was 9 pounds, 1 ounce (4,11 kg) and 22 inches long. He was born at home on April 27th at 8:20 p.m.

His name is Hamish.


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Curious about how we choose our children's names? Read Our Baby Naming Day Tradition.

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  • Aileen May 29, 2018

    It's Gaelic for James

  • MCC - NY May 28, 2018

    MCC - NY

    What beautiful and peaceful photo.
    Congratulations to you and your family.

  • MCC - NY May 29, 2018

    What a beautiful and peaceful photo.

  • Roberta in So. Cal. May 28, 2018

    Awww--just too sweet. Welcome little Hamish!

  • Carol May 28, 2018

    Hamish is such a sturdy, handsome fellow! Please let us know how you came up with his name as well. :)

  • Michelle S. May 28, 2018

    He is so beautiful and l love the name!

  • Chris M May 28, 2018

    Congratulations, Brandy and family. What a sweet baby; and I loved hearing your voice on Instagram. He's so alert. I do love big babies. My first was over 9 lbs.

  • Pauline Harper May 28, 2018

    Hi Brandy
    Hamish is a handsome baby, well covered and so cute, I had my 8th grandchild born on the 12th of April and he to was over 9 lbs
    and tall too. Zaine is the third child in my son family. I look forward to further photos of Hamish and hearing of his development stages. I enjoy your blog and look forward to Monday evening to read of your frugal achievements, photo etc very inspiration I share these with my friends all the rime Thankyou

  • kim May 28, 2018

    He is simply beautiful, and I love that name. Congratulations.

  • Krissy in Sacramento May 28, 2018

    Welcome, Baby Hamish, and congratulations to Proud Parents and Older Siblings #1-8!

  • Tanja May 29, 2018

    Isn't he beautiful!

  • Nicole May 29, 2018

    Congratulations! A beautiful boy.

  • Jenny May 29, 2018

    Welcome Hamish!! I like a good Scottish name. Hope your family are getting enough sleep.

  • Kelly May 29, 2018

    He's precious! Congratulations on Hamish #9!! I don't know how you do it!

  • Jo May 29, 2018

    What an adorable photograph! Congratulations to your family on another healthy baby. You have a house full of blessings.

  • Kris May 29, 2018

    He's gorgeous. Love the Scottish name.

  • Becky May 29, 2018

    I want to join in with everyone else in saying congratulations to you, and your family. I think babies are such a miracle and a blessing. It's also amazing how he is all curled up in that washtub. That's a super cute pose, and a wonderful picture.

  • Ava May 29, 2018

    Welcome, precious child.

  • Cindy in the South May 29, 2018


  • Athanasia May 29, 2018

    I am happy to learn your well-chosen name for your handsome little boy. I look forward to more pictures.

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