28 July 2014 ~ 32 Comments

Elliott Miller Kunkle Has Arrived Early

Our first grandson, Elliott Miller Kunkle, arrived Friday, July 25, 2014 at about 1:30 am (nearly two weeks early) via C-section. He is in the NeoNatal ICU (NicU) because he has fluid in his lungs that showed up as breathing trouble about 1 hour into his life… but we know he is strong and will be OK.

He is 8 lbs 5 oz and 21 inches long and everyone can’t get over his size! He is an adorable, long-limbed baby boy.

Elliott has been in the NicU now for going on five days and will stay there til he gets better. His progress has been slow but steady. Each little improvement is a blessing.
Please excuse me not posting the next Game On! Mystery Clue while he recovers. And please send prayers and good thoughts Elliott’s way. Thanks!


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32 Responses to “Elliott Miller Kunkle Has Arrived Early”

  1. Pam Wilson-Willmore 2 August 2014 at 6:57 am Permalink

    Congratulations, Grandma!! You are so lucky. So glad to hear he is getting stronger every day. XOXO to you and your family.

  2. Dell Childs 1 August 2014 at 7:48 am Permalink

    good luck with little guy He had a good weight and should improve quickly. With all the love and prayers from the quilting family I know he will be strong soon My love and prayers go out to you and your family Love Dell

  3. Denise 31 July 2014 at 10:19 pm Permalink

    Congrats on your new Grand Son. Prayers to all during this time. He has a sweet little face. Take care Grandma.

  4. Alice Yonago 31 July 2014 at 8:31 pm Permalink

    Congratulations to all of you!
    This is one of life’s most exciting events, as you all now know!!

    Take you time, Lyn, with other stuff. . . These times only come once
    in a life time for Elliot and his family!!


  5. Penny Denise 31 July 2014 at 11:27 am Permalink

    Lots of prayers and since he is so big he will be fine. GOD is good, isn’t HE.

  6. Sherry 30 July 2014 at 3:54 pm Permalink

    Congrats to you all. Praying for baby Elliott’s continued progress.

  7. Judy Seda-Ruiz 30 July 2014 at 2:15 pm Permalink

    Just heard the news (was out of town). Congratulations!! Sounds like he is going to be an attention getting boy with that entrance. You are in for so much fun and wonderful memories. Will of course keep all of you in prayers. Enjoy every moment they just fly so very very fast.

  8. Julie 29 July 2014 at 6:15 pm Permalink

    Congratulations to you new grandma and to Elliott’s whole family. I’ll be praying for an excellent outcome. Sounds like he is robust enough to do well.

  9. Jo 29 July 2014 at 4:17 pm Permalink

    Precious baby Elliot is in my prayers. He is beautiful. Congrats to all.

  10. Shirley Pearce 29 July 2014 at 3:39 pm Permalink

    Congratulations! Grandchildren are the best!

  11. Cheryl Campbell 29 July 2014 at 3:11 pm Permalink

    Congratulations. Being a Grandma is the most wonderful thing in the world. Don’t worry about Game On, he comes first. Thank you.

  12. VickiT 29 July 2014 at 2:18 pm Permalink

    How exciting to have your first grandchild Grandma! Congratulations. I remember the day my first grandchild was born very well. BEST feeling in the world. I’m sorry that your excitement that day was quickly turned to concern. I pray that all will be taken care of and soon that adorable child will be graduating from the NICU. I also know the feeling of seeing such a helpless little baby laying there in the NICU as well. My twins were in the NICU after they were born because they were at risk and born about 7 weeks early. You feel so helpless, but I hope you’ll soon be back to give us wonderful news Lyn!

  13. Donna Hovartos 29 July 2014 at 1:47 pm Permalink

    Congratulations to the new Grandma and her family. You are going to have fun being a Grandmother.

  14. Ruth K 29 July 2014 at 1:38 pm Permalink

    All our prayers are with you, baby and family…stay positive and good things happen ! I read a lot of love coming your way!

  15. Sandy Milo 29 July 2014 at 12:36 pm Permalink

    Congratulations, Lyn!!!! I’ll keep your grandson and family in my prayers.

  16. JoAnne T. 29 July 2014 at 11:44 am Permalink

    The sweet little darling, and all of you are in my prayers. Congrats and God bless you all.

  17. Diane Colvin 29 July 2014 at 11:18 am Permalink

    Congratulations Grandma Lyn and Family. Prayers to Elliot and the entire family

  18. Julia Lensi 29 July 2014 at 11:03 am Permalink

    Congratulations, God Bless Baby and Family!!! Prayers for all.

  19. Fran 29 July 2014 at 10:40 am Permalink

    Congratulations to all. Prayers coming your way.for baby.

  20. Carroll Hopkins 29 July 2014 at 10:12 am Permalink

    Congratulations. Good thoughts and prayers headed your way.

  21. Ann Axelson 29 July 2014 at 9:51 am Permalink

    Definitely sending prayers and best wishes your way! Please don’t worry about the mystery quilt clues….your concentration should be solely on your newest family member. Congratulations – and ‘Welcome BabyBoy Elliott!’

  22. Connie in Florissant 29 July 2014 at 9:18 am Permalink

    Congrats Grandma! Hope he gets out of the hospital soon so you can really love on him.

  23. marie Ketsdever 29 July 2014 at 8:49 am Permalink

    Congratulations Grandma Lyn and Grandpa………He is adorable and sending prayers that he will be home with family real soon……God’s Blessings……

  24. Susan Scollick 29 July 2014 at 8:38 am Permalink

    I know he will be fine but very nerve racking when your child is in the NICU. Prayers for you and your family.

  25. Kim Q 29 July 2014 at 8:38 am Permalink

    Congratulations! Nothing is more important than that sweet bundle of joy. Hope he gets better soon!

  26. Mary 29 July 2014 at 8:36 am Permalink

    Praying for your grandson and your family.

  27. Pam Gray 29 July 2014 at 8:22 am Permalink

    Congrats,Lyn, will be praying for Elliott!!

  28. Barbara Winkler 29 July 2014 at 8:16 am Permalink

    Congrats to Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa and Uncle! He is cute. Guess I can wait to do the next step on both of my mystery quilts…I’m staying caught up!

  29. Evie H 29 July 2014 at 8:15 am Permalink

    And the Game On! mystery can certainly wait. There REALLY is more important things in life.

  30. Rozanne Woelm 29 July 2014 at 8:15 am Permalink

    ONGRADULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!! You will LOVE being a GRANDMA! Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Especially Elliot.

  31. Evie H 29 July 2014 at 8:14 am Permalink

    Sending prayers for baby Elliot.

  32. Roberta Guenther 29 July 2014 at 8:13 am Permalink

    Congratulations!!! Will be praying for the little one

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