In terms of life changing weeks, the last few have been pretty high ranking: we finally got to meet little Elsie Pearl Adams! After 18 hours of labor, she was born at 5:42 pm on June 16, 2017. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long -- the exact same stats as her big brother! We were able to follow our plan for a home birth and are thankful everything went smoothly. I am especially grateful to our incredible team of midwives who supported and cared for us in every way. Samuel came back home later that evening and it was wonderful to snuggle up in bed as a family of four for the first time. Elsie is fitting into our family so perfectly. She is an amazing gift!