Sunday, April 10, 2011


Dear Baby,

We spent almost 10 months patiently awaiting your arrival and listening to seasoned parents tell us how much our lives were about to change, but absolutely NOTHING could have prepared us for this. You'll be 1 week old tomorrow and we already love you so much more than we did yesterday. It's beyond enthralling to know that this love will continue to grow for the rest of our lives. Thank you for bringing us such immense joy, and please don't ever forget that we are your #1 fans. You are the best friend we've ever had.

All our love, and hugs and kisses,
Your Mama and Papa

Lucia Belén Catalino
April 4, 2011
Berkeley, California
(as expected) 9 lb. 12 oz.

Check her out here too!

44 comments:

  1. She is so amazingly beautiful and already smiling!! Congrats and much love and rest. And happy 1st week of life, Lucia!

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  2. Congratulations! She's adorable and look at that hair! So cute.

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  3. Congratulations! Lovely name, she looks incredibly happy and serene.
    It is a great journey, enjoy every second, it goes flying.

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  4. Congrats congrats congrats!!!! Enjoy every tiny moment, Celia!!! She is beautiful.

    xx

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  5. What a gorgeous little girl. Lucia is a glorious name. How utterly thrilling, congrats!

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  6. Lucia looks like she's smiling in this photo. So gorgeous. xx

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  7. She is so beautiful and perfect! Congratulations to you both.

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  8. Oh my, Lucia is beautiful. What gorgeous hair. Congratulations again and again!

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  9. Beautiful perfection celia, she looks like she's sleeping eith a smile on her face. Enjoy every second. X

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  10. little lucy. i love her already.

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  11. Lucia is precious. What a happy little bunny!

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  12. Congratulations, again. She looks like you! And such a beautiful name. Love to all of you. x

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  13. Huge congratulations! She's absolutely beautiful.

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  14. How sweet and beautiful she is! Enjoy!
    (and yes, I know it's true: you can prepare and prepare and prepare, but you just can't prepare! ;))

    (and now I wonder if you guys are Spanish by origin, since you've chosen such Spanish names!)

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  15. Sob.

    I love her.

    I love you.

    I love her hair.

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  16. her name is beautiful, just like her. a million times congrats.

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  17. Congrats! A gorgeous girl and a beautiful name.

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  18. how beautiful!!! and she's smiling! :-)

    a million congratulations!

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  19. I've been checking the blog just waiting to see if there would be a baby post soon! I've loved following along the journey with you both. Yay for baby!

    Also, my Mom's name is Lucia (gorgeous name). So happy for you all. Congratulations!!!

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  20. Oh wow, she is beautiful. Congrats to you!

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  21. congrats Celia! she is a bundle of beauty. her little smile is so sweet!!

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  22. Aww, she looks so peaceful here! Congrats!!! She's gorgeous. xo.

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  23. congratulations! she's gorgeous....

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  24. aw, look at that little smile. she looks blissfully happy to be napping. congrats again!

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  25. congratulations! what a beautiful baby!

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  26. Just beautiful, and love her hair! Congratulations. The old cliche of nothing can prepare you is completely true.

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  27. Congratulations! She is beautiful.

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  28. So happy already. All the congratulations in the world, on your little Lucy.

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  29. goodness!! she is gorgeous! congratulations!! how exciting. :)

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  30. Hooray hooray hooray! She's beautiful. Congratulations to you and Joe. I'm glad you're all doing well. xoxo

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  31. Okay, I'm not even a crazy baby person, and she is killing me. So incredibly adorable. I love how calm her little face looks (and that hair!).

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  32. are you sure? are you SURE that baby came out of your belly and you are parents now and you are not just showing us a rondom picture of a baby?

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  33. I'm with Rachel, I love how calm she looks! Such a beauty she is, Celia.

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  34. oh my gatos! she is adorable:) many congrats!!

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  35. We need a clip on that mane, stat.

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  36. She is so totally gorgeous!!!! And what a gorgeous name. A million congrats to you all, hope you're settling in to familyhood nicely :)

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  37. Congratulations! She is beautiful and her little smile and peaceful look, *sigh* Love the name too. Enjoy every minute, congrats again to you and Joe!

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  38. what a spectacularly gorgeous baby

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  39. i love her. but not as much as you and joe must! amazing...i can see the resemblance.

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  40. congrats!! she is soooo adorable. i hope you and joe are settling in. enjoy every minute. xo

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  41. I keep coming back to visit because she is SO BEAUTIFUL. And looks just like you two. And makes me do happy humming.

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