And we are thankful…

Hi all–Daddy(of two!) blogging here. I realize there have been quite a few checking for an update today, so I’ll try my best not to mess this up. Please pardon the formatting and let the photos do the talking. I will let you in on one thing: don’t worry about his face coloring; he’s breathing just fine! The little guy just had a rough time coming into the world and got a little bruised up. Baby and Mama are doing fine. She was awesome. Without further ado,

Ephraim McCray Cobb

8 lbs

20 inches

Welcome, little one. And check out that blonde? hair!

Happy Thanksgiving to all.

JessicaNovember 21, 2007 - 6:34 pm

oh yeah!

i’m so excited for you all!!

i’ve been checking, checking, checking!

what a thanksgiving blessing he is!

erin…you look great!

JaniceNovember 21, 2007 - 6:45 pm

Whoo hoo!!! Congratulations to all of you!!!!! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!!

kristinaNovember 21, 2007 - 6:49 pm

Congratulations Erin and family! He is a cutie pie! Love the pictures! Happy Thanksgiving to you Cobb family! 🙂

ToriNovember 21, 2007 - 6:52 pm

Yeah!! (Squealing like a little piglet!!!) He looks like Sarah…
And you, you look great already!
What a blessing for this thanksgiving…God bless to you and your family.

starfitchNovember 21, 2007 - 6:55 pm

Awwww…congratulations! Let the fun begin!

Susie PSUNovember 21, 2007 - 6:55 pm

Hooray for pictures!! Thanks, Daddy of Two. Much appreciated.

Love to you all.

the larsonsNovember 21, 2007 - 7:02 pm

I’ve been checking obsessively too. The photos are beautiful. We are so excited for you. What a memorable Thanksgiving you’ll have. Congratulations.

SamanthaNovember 21, 2007 - 7:06 pm

Good job, Brentard. I thought I might die if all I got was the camera picture today.

He is gorgeous, and the picture of Sarah holding him is too sweet for words. Love you all.

AmyNovember 21, 2007 - 7:07 pm

Congratulations! He’s beautiful (or should I say, handsome!)!

KatherineNovember 21, 2007 - 7:11 pm

Welcome to the world, sweet Ephraim. You’re in good hands.

AmandaNovember 21, 2007 - 7:12 pm

Congratulations, he’s just beautiful!!! Happy Thanksgiving!

NanaNovember 21, 2007 - 7:18 pm

It’s the Fab Four! Oh happy day. I just can’t wait to see you all and to hold that little one and his big sister.
Congratulations! Love to all.
See you in a few weeks.

JenniferNovember 21, 2007 - 7:20 pm

AWESOME JOB BRENT!! Thanks for all the great pics. Looks like Sarah is already enamoured with her little bro – so sweet. Congrats to you all and what a great thing to be thankful for!!!

carolNovember 21, 2007 - 7:21 pm

What a handsome addition to your family. I have been waiting to see pictures – and it was worth the wait. Congrats on the new addition, everyone looks great and I am thankful everyone is ok.

LilyNovember 21, 2007 - 7:22 pm

We love you E-Mac and we love you Pigbear.
Uncle T and Aunt P & Lily

~KimNovember 21, 2007 - 7:23 pm

He’s so handsome! Welcome to the world Ephraim.

Happy Thanksgiving Cobb family!


StephanieNovember 21, 2007 - 7:24 pm

He is gorgeous!! Sarah looks like she is already in love with her baby brother. So sweet. 🙂 Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving!

Uncle TNovember 21, 2007 - 7:29 pm

P.S. Uncle-T can’t wait to meet you and see what nickname speaks to him 😉

Mr. & Mrs. SinghNovember 21, 2007 - 7:31 pm

Congratulations Erin, Brent, big sister Sarah, and the grandparents. Ephraim is a very handsome baby.
Best Wishes.

AnonymousNovember 21, 2007 - 7:48 pm

Congratulations on your sweet, beautiful baby boy! Can’t beat having a healthy newborn boy to be thankful for on Thanksgiving! Congrats too on becoming a family of 4!!! Thanks for sharing some photos!
The Wrights

DaveNovember 21, 2007 - 8:10 pm

the kiss from the pigbear is my favorite pic. congrats, glad everyone is ok! can’t wait to meet the new member of our family. ~Dave

ColleenNovember 21, 2007 - 8:19 pm

Yay! I’ve been checking, too! Congratulations, he’s gorgeous!

DaphneNovember 21, 2007 - 8:20 pm

Welcome to the world, little Ephraim. So glad to hear that you and mommy are doing well! Happy Thanksgiving, Cobb Family (of 4)!

Kristin HohenadelNovember 21, 2007 - 9:03 pm


MarlaNovember 21, 2007 - 9:11 pm

YAY!! Congrats to all of you on your newest family member. I’m sure you’re feeling especially blessed this Thanksgiving. So glad you both came through safe and sound. 🙂

AmyNovember 21, 2007 - 9:12 pm

Congratulations to all of you! You are now a beautiful family of four and it is and will be awesome!
Amy and Tony

MeganNovember 21, 2007 - 9:14 pm

Congratulations! I love those pictures of Sarah and her little brother. Happy Thanksgiving!

Kim HarmsNovember 21, 2007 - 9:17 pm

Congratulations, he’s beautiful!!

AnonymousNovember 21, 2007 - 9:40 pm

I’m a lurker, and I too have to say that I’ve been consistently checking back! He’s a cutie and congrats!!!

Aunt LuNovember 21, 2007 - 9:45 pm

Congratulations on a healthy baby.
Lots of love to the new Cobb Family.

sharonNovember 21, 2007 - 9:51 pm

Yeah! He is super cute! He really looks like Sarah!

Erin, you look GREAT!!!

I am so excited for you guys! Sarah looks so “big girl” with her little brother!

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving everyone!

AnnaNovember 21, 2007 - 9:53 pm

congrats!!! what beautiful children you have. So glad your both doing well!

tracyNovember 21, 2007 - 10:19 pm

Aww…how sweet!!! He does look like your daughter…and she looks excited to have him here! Congratulations to you and your family!!

joyNovember 21, 2007 - 10:29 pm

Congrats to you all — he is beautiful and so glad that all went well!

megNovember 22, 2007 - 2:26 am

A big congrats to the whole family!!! yipeeee!!! we have been waiting with baited breath, and Ephraim looks great! Thanks for the update…

Heidi BrandNovember 22, 2007 - 4:03 am

Congratulations!!! Glad to hear that everything went fine. Look at how Sarah is looking at her little brother. So sweet! She is going to be a wonderful big sister.

fogarty2November 22, 2007 - 5:02 am

Welcome to the world baby Ephraim! Erin, I am so happy to see pictures of your little man. The pictures of he and Sarah make me teary. She is going to be the best big sister.

the larsonsNovember 22, 2007 - 5:41 am

…and this Baby Smurf will one day be thankful for hitting the jackpot and landing in the arms of a terrific family! Congratulations, all 4 of you! What fun you all are going to have!


CortniNovember 22, 2007 - 6:15 am

CONGRATS x a zillion!!!!! He is gorgeous!! Have a restful Holiday! You truly have so much to be thankful for 🙂

DebiNovember 22, 2007 - 9:13 am

Congratulations, Erin and family!! He’s beautiful.

The TresslersNovember 22, 2007 - 9:48 am

Congratulations! What a wonderful way to begin this holiday season! He is a very handsome little man and his big sister looks very proud! Happy Thanksgiving to the entire family!

AnonymousNovember 22, 2007 - 10:14 am


He looks like sarah!!!!

French mom!

cindyNovember 22, 2007 - 10:31 am

I can’t stay in lurker world any longer. I have to congratulate the happy family. Of course I’ve been a big fan of your amazing/candid/inspiring blog for awhile. You have a great gift, please keep sharing it with the 100,000 + who tune in regularly.
Have a great Thanksgiving!

SusieNovember 22, 2007 - 10:43 am

Congratulations, Cobb Family ! WHat a wonderful blessing 🙂

Sweet Whispers PhotographyNovember 22, 2007 - 11:14 am

Congrats! What a beautiful family!!! Sending blessings to all FOUR of you this thanksgiving!! i love sarah kissing him -and he is just so handsome!



J.J. KillinsNovember 22, 2007 - 11:21 am

oh i’m SO SO happy for you all…happy thanksgiving!

ellenNovember 22, 2007 - 12:57 pm

Congratulations!!! What a great thanksgiving blessing!

lizNovember 22, 2007 - 4:12 pm

Thank you, Brent! Congratulations to all of you. Erin, you look great and surprisingly rested! Sarah is just precious with him already – does she know he resembles her? Oh, I’m all mushy 🙂

DebbieNovember 22, 2007 - 4:25 pm

Congratulations! I’ve been checking constantly and how great to see a post on Thanksgiving! We are all thankful for a healthy little boy and family alike. Blessings to all of you!

JeanelleNovember 22, 2007 - 5:41 pm

The pics of Pigbear holding him are PRECIOUS!!!
Congrats to you guys!

Pink ShoesNovember 22, 2007 - 6:01 pm

Congratulations!! Welcome to the world, little one, welcome.

KimberlyNovember 22, 2007 - 6:27 pm

Congratulations Cobb family! He’s beautiful!!!

Candice St.OngeNovember 22, 2007 - 6:34 pm

Congrats Cobb Family!! He is beautiful 🙂 Can’t wait to see more photos.

JenNovember 22, 2007 - 7:23 pm

AWw..congratulations, he is so super handsome. I see a future baby GAP child in the future 🙂

MarciNovember 22, 2007 - 7:53 pm

Congratulations. I’m so happy for you and your family. What a wonderful way to spend Thanksgiving. God truly blesses us!

lyndsayNovember 22, 2007 - 8:01 pm

Congratulations to you all!!

DeniseNovember 22, 2007 - 8:49 pm

I’ve been checking to see your handsome fella. He’s PRECIOUS and perfect. 8 lbs – that’s a lot of baby!! I look forward to your posts about delivery (if you do one) and how you are. I’ll be praying for you four and just want to send our family’s warmest wishes and praise God for this new baby boy! Oh what wonderful things He has planned for Little Ephraim!

A.K.November 23, 2007 - 8:20 am

HAPPY THANKSGIVING…what a lucky little boy to be part of the family!

mikeandmcgeeNovember 23, 2007 - 8:37 am

Congratulations!!! He is beautiful! What a wonderful Thanksgiving blessing for you and your family.

kathy pNovember 23, 2007 - 10:07 am

he’s beautiful! congratulations!

JenNovember 23, 2007 - 10:31 am

Congratulations, he is perfect!!!!

JoyceNovember 23, 2007 - 10:51 am

Thank you, so very much for the blog. I had not heard from Terry and began to worry. Your little-one is beautiful!
I am so happy all is well and keep those photos coming.
Congrats to all…

lindeyNovember 23, 2007 - 10:57 am

sweet, sweet baby ephraim…he’s perfect! …looks like the pigbear :o)
what a beautiful new addition to the family :o) …and a blessed thanksgiving for sure. sara is the cutest big sister ever :o)
oh. so. happy. for you all!

DanielleNovember 23, 2007 - 11:26 am

Welcome to the world Ephraim! Congratulations on your precious addition!
Many blessings:)

Mayberry FamilyNovember 23, 2007 - 7:51 pm


Amy in GANovember 23, 2007 - 8:44 pm

Congrats on your new bundle of joy!! He’s just precious, and I look forward to seeing more pics of him. God bless you all!

TinaNovember 24, 2007 - 2:48 pm

Congratulations!! So sweet!

GinaNovember 24, 2007 - 10:28 pm

Family of four congrats! Ephraim is such a blessing and seeing pictures of Sarah with him is so wonderful. You all look so happy. Enjoy every precious moment. Sending loveing thoughts, I am really missing that visit in person!

Shana-LynnNovember 26, 2007 - 8:37 am

Congratulations Cobb family of four!!

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