Twenty Weeks of Bliss

Our sweet Answer is now 20 weeks old.  In a blink, Eliana has grown from a tiny, cuddly newborn to a delightful, curious and energetic infant (still cuddly).  We are madly in love with our little girl and thankful for each new day we have with her.  She’s mastered rolling over and can now (when balanced) hold herself in the seated position for long periods of time.

Eliana loves jumping!  Dear friends loaned us their jumperoo seat a few weeks ago and Eliana can’t get enough of it.  She laughs every time she’s in it, jumping herself clear off the ground.  Strengthening those little legs!  Perhaps ballet is in her future?

We’ve officially entered the put-everything-possible-within-reach-in-your-mouth phase.  Toys, socks, blankets, your arm.  Anything!  Eliana is all about chewing and drooling these days.  Of course, we can’t help but smile…even when she drools all over us.  She’s just so darn cute!

The past 20 weeks with our little sweetheart have been such an incredible gift.  Eliana Faith continues to embody her name as we see God’s answer to countless prayers lived out in her life.  We are so grateful that the Lord entrusted her to us and eagerly look forward to the days, months, and years ahead with our precious little girl.

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10 responses to “Twenty Weeks of Bliss

  1. Mike and April Mullins

    We love you guys! It is such a joy to be able to watch her grow up through your pictures and your blogs. Parenthood is amazing and you two are fantastic parents already!

    Love,

    The Mullins Family!

  2. What a DOLL!! Love that last picture of you guys. Merry Christmas!

  3. She’s beautiful. I love the last photo of the whole family! Have a blessed Christmas!

  4. Patrick Roddy

    What a blessing and joy to see the love. Patience, Eliana definitely has your eyes and the wonder to know about everything there is to see…that is so much a part of both you and Jordan. And I bet there is an amazing voice and musical gifting that is waiting to reveal.
    Merry Christmas.
    Dad

  5. MaryAnn Barnes

    Adorable!! Eliana is the sweetest gift from God I’ve ever seen! Thank you for the update.

    Have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year Patience, Jordan and Eliana!

    Love,
    MaryAnn & Danny

  6. Rachel

    What a cutie! She always look SO alert in all of her pictures. I’m glad to hear that you are all doing well.

  7. Dianett

    Way too cute!! What a blessing she is!

    Wish you guys a Blessed and Wonderful Christmas!

  8. Jenni

    She is just beautiful, a true blessing indeed. Congratulations, Leinos! Your joy is as contagious as it is evident. Merry Christmas!

  9. Ya’ll are such a beautiful family!

  10. What a stunning little girl! Truly, she’s blessed to have such loving and faithful parents!

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