olivia grace

yet again, we apologize for the long absence. this time, however, we have much more to share than ever before.  well, maybe not in quantity, but in content.

our little bundle arrived last saturday, on june 23rd.  it was the most beautiful day of our lives thus far… and we can’t believe we now have a little six day-old girl.  we are overwhelmed by God’s grace.

plenty of details and updates to come, but for now, we wanted to share some of our experience from that day with all of you.  big thanks to my ever-amazing husband, who put this beautiful video together, and to my sister kelley, who captured much of it on that day.

disclaimer: this video is not graphic, but you will witness the actual birth. viewer discretion is advised.

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12 thoughts on “olivia grace

  1. Great video. Well done, Aaron. Got close to tears at the point of delivery… it brought back some vivid memories :). Your daughter is super duper cute!! We love her tons and haven’t even gotten to meet her yet! Love you guys lots.

  2. Daniel Martinez (DanMar) says:

    Baldridge! I told you that it was going to be a girl when you went down to Baylor for UIL! Did you believe me? No! Was I right? Oh course! Ha! Next time I see you I’m re-stealing your tie due to your lack of faith in what I say! Hahaha!

    That girl’s going to grow up in a crazy house with you around! 😛
    …But I know that you’ll be a great father! Good luck, man! Try not to lose too much sleep!

  3. This was SO beautiful! I totally cried and I’m pretty sure I saw Jonathan wipe his eyes after watching it the second time. 🙂 Thanks for sharing such a special time with us! I CANNOT WAIT to love on little Olivia!

  4. Rudy Arce says:

    Congrats Baldy 😀 I can only imagine how you feel now that you have your little girl by your side. I’m sure she’ll grow up to be an amazing person with parents like you and your wife. I wish you and Courtney the best on your adventure as parents.

    p.s I noticed Olivia got lucky and looks more her mom, looks like God didn’t want to have another little ugly baldridge running around 😀

  5. Rachel Jamison says:

    well done, daddy baldridge! i cried and smiled the entire time (surprising, i know). what a sweet blessing it was to get to share in your joy that day. we are so incredibly happy for ya’ll and love you and your sweet baby girl. 🙂

  6. Aunt Jenny says:

    Congratulations! It’s wondrous news, and a great video, too. Grandpa would be so proud! Sending you all our love! Happy baby!

  7. Kellen Wall says:

    Congrats Baldy! You will make a great dad! Congrats on your STEM award as well!

    Oh and Happy Canada Day! (July 1st)

  8. Dann and Wendy Sherman says:

    We are so happy for you both! We loved the video! The entire pregnancy and birth process is such a miracle! These are such precious moments for you! Enjoy! Wendy and Dann

  9. April says:

    Congratulations! She is a beauty!!

  10. Andrea says:

    Yup, definitely cried. We are so happy for you guys!! Courtney, I’ve never seen a smilier laboring woman! Wow!! We can’t wait to meet your precious one, and we love you guys:)

  11. Denise and Caleb says:

    Such a great video! Court, your face when you see your little girl is priceless. Loved the silly faces between aaron and little olivia. This will be watched many more times. Love you guys.

  12. Kacey says:

    Oh my word! This video made me cry. What a blessed girl she is to have you two as parents. My heart melted watching your joy and love for sweet Olivia. Many blessings to you my friends.

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