Meet Baby #4

Months of heartburn and nausea…

Weeks of false labor…

Days of wonder and anticipation…

Hours of contractions…

Minutes of intensity…

Have all ended in this:

Meet Baby #4!

Silas Griffin Elliott Brotherton

8 lbs., 4 oz.

20″ long

Born June 15th @ 7:14 AM

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  1. awwhhh! congratulations – so, so cool!

  2. Janelle says:

    He is so beautiful! Another keeper!

  3. Danielle says:


  4. congrats, congrats, congrats!!!!

  5. Raven says:

    Congrats to you and your family for a beautiful blessing.

    1. Melissa says:

      Thanks! We feel blessed!!

  6. Duane Scott says:

    So happy for you!!!! WOO HOO!!! I like his name :)

    1. Melissa says:

      Thanks! I’m so happy for me too! It was a toss up at the end there about what we’d name him, but Silas fits perfect. :)

  7. Teresa Dawn says:

    Congrats!!!!! I love the name :)

    1. Melissa says:

      Thank you! It is starting to sound more familiar to my ears when we say it. :) It fits him perfectly though.

  8. And Griffin – dang, best.middle. name. EVER!!

    1. Melissa says:

      I know, right?! We had thought about using it for a first name, but kinda lost our nerve. :) It means “keeper of the sacred.” What’s even cooler is that my husband got a griffin tattooed on his back 8 years ago. It’s a fun connection.

  9. ~love says:

    okay….i totally missed this in my twitter break. he’s precious…congratulations. hope you’re enjoying these precious newborn days!

    1. Melissa says:

      Haha! I’ve been on a bit of a Twitter break as well. :) Thanks for the sweet words. We’re all doing well and I fall in love with him more every day!

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