Now at last

…they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story no one on earth has ever read,

which goes on forever; in which every chapter is better than the one before.

-C.S. Lewis

Eleanor Victoria Joyce Kasparian

7lb 11oz

15th January 2014, 10.29am

Adored.

Categories: Any Other Baby, Behind the Scenes at AOW
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62 Comments

  1. Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | Permalink

    Oh my – what a beautiful name, just absolute perfection! She is stunning Anna, so many congratulations and so much love from all of us here xxx

  2. Fran M
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:24 am | Permalink

    Aaah! What lovely news to begin the day. Congratulations and welcome to the world Eleanor x

  3. Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:31 am | Permalink

    Congratulations Anna. You look so happy and proud! Beautiful name too xxx

  4. Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:36 am | Permalink

    Congratulations Anna and Mr K! Love the name, and you look fabulous! x

  5. Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:36 am | Permalink

    You both look gorgeous. Huge congratulations family K xx

  6. Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:43 am | Permalink

    Congratulations! Welcome to the world eleanor :)

    Xox

  7. Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:48 am | Permalink

    And the hottest new mum award ever goes to…

  8. Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:57 am | Permalink

    Wow! Congratulations darling. What a gorgeous name for a special girl. Enjoy xxx

  9. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:01 am | Permalink

    Congratulations – you look smitten with each other.
    Wonderful name for any AOW baby, some great Eleanors in history to look to to inspire x

  10. Cat B
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:03 am | Permalink

    Welcome to the world gorgeous Eleanor! Huge congratulations Anna to you and Mr K – she is perfection. Xxx

  11. Katielase
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:05 am | Permalink

    I think this may be one of the most beautiful photos I have ever seen. Congratulations Mrs and Mr K!

    She’s simply perfect. SO happy for you I could (and may already have…) cry.

    KL x

  12. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:06 am | Permalink

    Aww she is just beautiful. Congratulations on your new little family xx

  13. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:11 am | Permalink

    Thank you, all of you! Ellie is lucky to be born into a world where women like you lot exist.

    Am completely knackered so will keep this short but thank you all again, so much x

  14. Vicki
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:17 am | Permalink

    What a beautiful name! And a beautiful little girl, congratulations to all of you!!

  15. Alex
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:18 am | Permalink

    Congratulations Anna & Mr K. Lovely pic, wishing you all the best in the journey ahead.

  16. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:19 am | Permalink

    Such lovely news! Congratulations!

  17. Yanthé
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:26 am | Permalink

    Absolutely wonderful news. She is gorgeous and Anna you look fantastic – so happy and glowing!
    Love to Family K xxx

  18. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:26 am | Permalink

    What a gorgeous photo! Oh Anna I a, so happy for you & yes there may be tears here too. Sending all the love and cuddles for your gorgeous girl xx

  19. Sarah
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:28 am | Permalink

    Congratulations Anna. She is just gorgeous! And what a beautiful photo xxx

  20. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:33 am | Permalink

    Oh my good god how amazing. And beautiful. So many congratulations! Xxx

  21. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:43 am | Permalink

    Wow! Congratulations Mr and Mrs K! Welcome to the world teeny, tiny Baby K!
    Enjoy every second…

    (Quick aside, Mrs K, you are looking fooooooine! Respect!)

  22. gemma c-s
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:47 am | Permalink

    Congratulations and jolly well done xxx

  23. Fee
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:48 am | Permalink

    Eeeeeeeeee! Congratulations! This is so exciting!

    You look fabulous, she is gorgeous and I am so happy she arrived safely. Can’t wait til I can bring her new boyfriend round to meet her once he arrives!

    Sending so much love xxxx

  24. Bex - gingerbee
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:49 am | Permalink

    Oh A! Congratulations. She is wonderful. And you look radiant! Huge love and congratulations to family K. Xxx

  25. Becca
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:53 am | Permalink

    Crying in public. So many many congratulations Mrs K. And Mr K. And Baby K. And all the Grandparents K and not K.

    Beautiful picture.

  26. gemma c-s
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:02 am | Permalink

    Congratulations and jolly well done. Welcome to the world Ellie K! xxx

  27. Liz
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:11 am | Permalink

    Big, big congratulations! You both look so beautiful!

    Welcome little girl, I hope you are ready for lots of adventures!

    xx

  28. Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:16 am | Permalink

    Congratulations to you all! You both look so lovely x

  29. Caroline
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:21 am | Permalink

    Congratulations!!! She is adorable! And you look great!
    Wishing you so much love xxx

  30. Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:22 am | Permalink

    Stunning, both of you! Congratulations! I love that you’ve all had girls – mini Any Other Women all born to the three of you :)

    (My grandmother was called Joyce!)
    xxx

    • Posted January 16, 2014 at 10:12 am | Permalink

      Mine too! And Ant ‘s was Victoria. We couldn’t decide which one to pick so we went for overkill x

      • Anna
        Posted January 16, 2014 at 11:11 am | Permalink

        George is George Arthur John for the same reason. Congratulations to your lovely family, well done! When baby sleeps, mummy sleeps is still my mantra! Ha. Enjoy every moment. Lots and lots of love x x x x x x

  31. Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:36 am | Permalink

    So many congratulations Anna and Mr K! Such a beautiful name and a gorgeous photo x

  32. Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:39 am | Permalink

    How beautiful, congratulations

  33. Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:43 am | Permalink

    Congratulations! So beautiful. So very beautiful xx

  34. Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:46 am | Permalink

    Squeeee! Congratulations family K, such lovely news. xx

  35. Peabody_Bites
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:52 am | Permalink

    So thrilled for the family K. Many congratulations to you both and welcome to baby Eleanor. Sweet name.

  36. Posted January 16, 2014 at 10:06 am | Permalink

    Beautiful girls, and lots of love to Mr K – what a lucky man to have you two. HUGE CONGRATS! xxx

  37. Sharon
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 10:10 am | Permalink

    Huge congratulations to you all, welcome to the world baby K. Girls rule xxxxx

  38. Posted January 16, 2014 at 10:25 am | Permalink

    Beautiful, stunning, gorgeous. Eleanor (she’d have been Ellie too!) was on our shortlist but we couldn’t find a matching partner that would do it justice. It suits her :)

    Congratulations to you all xxx

  39. Zan
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 10:40 am | Permalink

    Oh fantastic news! Congratulations – and welcome to the world Eleanor :) xx

  40. Posted January 16, 2014 at 10:51 am | Permalink

    Congratulations to you all. Such a lovely photo and what a wonderful name. Welcome to the world!

  41. Rach M
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 12:41 pm | Permalink

    Stunning, gorgeous, fabulous pic! So thrilled for you both! Am over the moon. Sending all the love xxx

  42. HayleyB
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 12:56 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations! And welcome to the world Eleanor.

  43. Posted January 16, 2014 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    Welcome, Eleanor!
    So thrilled for you all, Family K.
    Sending lots of love xxx

  44. ChirstyMac
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 2:09 pm | Permalink

    What a gorgeous edition to the AOWettes! Welcome to the world Eleanor.
    And good work Anna K – Va va voom hair after just having a baby? You truly are a goddess:) X

  45. Posted January 16, 2014 at 2:54 pm | Permalink

    Argh amazing!!! You both look gorgeous. Well done lovely, what exciting times you have ahead!

    So much love.

    Px

  46. Posted January 16, 2014 at 4:55 pm | Permalink

    I’m so happy for you both. Congratulations! Beautiful x

  47. Sandie
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations Anna and Mr K! What a little beauty xx

  48. Posted January 16, 2014 at 5:33 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations! You look so full of bliss.

  49. Meredith Phillips
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 5:49 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful babe with a beautiful mama! Congratulations! x

  50. Sarah
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:37 pm | Permalink

    So so thrilled for you all. Welcome to the world beautiful Eleanor! Love your name, you’re very lucky to have such amazing parents and fabulous “aunties.” Anna you look so radiant and happy. What a wonderful little family. Enjoy every moment (& sleep when Eleanor sleeps!). I love that our three favourite AOW ladies now all have three beautiful little girls – the next generation of AOW is in safe hands. Lots of love to you all xxxx

  51. Katie
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:10 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations! You are both beautiful. Lovely photo. Enjoy this special time. Xx

  52. Lottie
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:37 pm | Permalink

    Gorgeous! Congratulations. There’s always something so beautiful and genuine about those first pictures taken of Mum and baby!

  53. Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations! Such a lovely name and photo! Hope you are all well, love Emma and Daniel x

  54. Lexie
    Posted January 17, 2014 at 7:26 am | Permalink

    Congratulations! A really beautiful name and a gorgeous picture. X

  55. Posted January 17, 2014 at 8:50 am | Permalink

    Oh congratulations to you 3 , I somehow missed this. You both look so beautiful and calm. Welcome to the world little one.

  56. Beth
    Posted January 17, 2014 at 9:17 am | Permalink

    Amazing! Congratulations Anna! Thrilled for you xxx

  57. Posted January 17, 2014 at 1:33 pm | Permalink

    You look radiant Anna and Eleanor is gorgeous – beautiful name – my nieces too!
    Enjoy her :) x

  58. Claire H
    Posted January 17, 2014 at 9:29 pm | Permalink

    Oh she’s gorgeous! Many congratulations and enjoy being the three of you! x

  59. Kate G
    Posted January 20, 2014 at 4:35 am | Permalink

    Been away for a bit, delighted to see this happy news; beautiful pic,beautiful little girl and beautiful mum. Congratualtions Anna and Mr K xx

  60. Ro
    Posted January 20, 2014 at 3:50 pm | Permalink

    How did I completely miss this?! Belated congratulations Familia K!

    Hope you’re home and safe and well and happy. And surrounded by cake.

    x

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