Our beautiful daughter was born on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 3:21am.
And just like that, our lives have changed.
Seton Grace Hiatt was named after St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American-born saint. Our precious girl has already been blessed with so many graces. There were candles lit for her in Rome during our pregnancy, my sister was saying the rosary for her during her birth, and Davey and I were able to attend mass just before going to the hospital. I was surprisingly able to pay attention to the homily through nine contractions. I loved that I could share the last Eucharist with her before her birth.
I’ll spare the gory details of laboring, but I can’t type this post without advising you to go hug your mothers. Seriously.
Here is our precious baby’s first day in the world: