Hi Folks, just a quick note to let you know that Claire had a beautiful baby girl named Lillian Jan yesterday at about 5:30pm Melbourne time. They’re both doing well and we’re expecting them home at the end of the week.

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  1. Congratulations Claire, Big-P and Amelia! And hello Lillian. Welcome to the world! I wish you every happiness.

  2. Congratulations to you both. Glad she finally arrived!

  3. says:

    Congratulations, Claire. This is toooo exciting. Lillian Jan. What a beautiful name. Big-P, you did so very well! Congratulations!!!

  4. The end of the week! Wow, in America, you’re lucky if you’re allowed to spend the night at the hospital. Remind me to give birth in Australia.

  5. oh such big congratulations to you all!!! life with 2 girls is lovely!!

  6. says:

    Congratulations to the Loobylu family! Wow, a whole week in the hospital in Australia? Hoping for pictures soon!

  7. says:

    congratulations! and on my birthday too x

  8. says:

    Horay and a huge congratulations, I am sure hundreds of women around the world are as excited and pleased for you as I am. Go well and enjoy this precious time, from a 37 week pregnant Brit living in Stavanger Norway

  9. Congratulations!Welcome to the world (and the blog!) little Lillian.

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  11. Wonderful!! Congratulations and here’s hoping for a swift recovery for mamma and baby!

  12. aw! wonderful name!congratulations

  13. Congratulations. All the best to the family.

  14. says:

    A big CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! What a beautiful name.

  15. says:

    Congrats Claire and family! Love it that your previous post says ‘today would be a good day to go into labour’! Lillian must have been listening ๐Ÿ™‚
    5 weeks to go for me, I wait with baited breath.


  16. Congratulations! And, whew!

  17. Congrats to all of you!

  18. Congratulations, mommy! : )
    What a fun time you’re in for! And the little one too(who didn’t wish for artistic parents?)!
    -Jenny(an admirer)

  19. add my name to the list of congratulants. welcome to the world lillian!

  20. Finally huh. lol. Congrats!

  21. Wow, 393 comments! Don’t know if you’ll get all the way down here, but congratulations on little Lillian! Can’t wait to see pictures of her and Amelia!

  22. Wow, such happiness. Wishing the best to all four of you now!

  23. Congrats to Mom and Dad!

  24. says:

    Congratulations to the entire family!

  25. that’s wonderful news, congratulations to you all!

  26. says:

    What a considerate baby to wait until you were all well. Im sure you will make a great team. congratulations, to you all!

  27. congrats. best wishes to the entire family!

  28. Congratulations! Can’t wait to see some cute photos of baby Lilian ๐Ÿ™‚

  29. says:

    Hi, just want to add my congratulations too! I’ve been waiting for your good news, I’m so glad Lillian has arrived into the world safe and sound.
    Sending you all good wishes

    Jo (33 weeks and counting!)

  30. Since Lillian Jan came out from hiding in her warm, comfy spot – I feel I should come out from lurking out here in the dark to say “Welcome to the World!”and congratulations to you & all of your happy family!

  31. says:

    Congratulations!OMEDETOUGOZAIMASU!!and welcome to the beautiful world for Lillian Jan!

  32. congrats to the whole loobylu family! hope everyone is doing well.

  33. says:

    Congratulations to all of you! And what a beautiful name!

  34. says:

    Congratulations, Claire and Big P and Amelia!

  35. Woohoo! Welcome to the world little LJ, we thought you’d never get here!

  36. Warm, delurking congratulations!!

  37. BIIIIG congratulations to you three who now is four!

  38. Oh, yay!
    Congrats to you all – and welcome to the world, baby girl!

    Such a lovely name, Lillian Jan…

  39. Congratulations! Lillian Jan, what a beautiful name. Hope mum, baby, proud papa and new big sister are all doing well.

  40. Congratulations!!! And what a lovely name.

  41. Congratulations!!!! How exciting and love the name – how wonderful!!!

  42. Congratulations! I’m sure she’s perfect in every way.

  43. Congratulations to all! Wonderful news. Welcome baby Lillian!

  44. Congratulations Claire, Big-P and AJ! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

  45. let me be the first to say,today is one day for HOORAY!

  46. Oh, Congratulations! So glad that both are well… what a pretty name, too!
    Little Lillian Jan, people all around the world have been waiting for you! Welcome, sweet girl!

    ((((hugs)))), lulu

  47. Congratulations!I wish you all the best and a quick return home!
    (Claire really was right about sunday being a good day to be born.)

  48. says:

    Congratulations!!!Al the best for all the family!

  49. Oh, congratulations!!! Can’t wait to find out what the name is – and see the finished quilt ;).

  50. Omedetaou gozaimashita…

    Let the fun begin!

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  52. says:

    Congratulations to you all! Hope to see photos soon…

  53. Oh, congratulations! Beautiful name, and I’m sure a beautiful child. Again, best wishes.

  54. Wow! I get to be the very first to say a huge CONGRATULATIONS! to the 3 (now 4!) of you! All the very best, look forward to seeing the pictures ๐Ÿ™‚

  55. Wow! Congratulations on the newest addition to the family. Hope you will all have many happy times ahead as a family.

  56. says:

    That’s fabulous.Delurking at last to say I love both sites, and am pleased as punch that baby Lillian has finally arrived. Let the fun and games begin anew!

  57. says:

    Congratulations to Mom, Lillian, Amelia and of course Big-P!

  58. woohoo! congratulations ๐Ÿ™‚ and a lovely name too!

  59. says:


  60. congrat, I had my daughter on June 4 at 4:13 AM. This year there are full of booming baby girls. Good Luck!

  61. what lovely news, congratulations to you all!

  62. Congratulations. Lillian is a lovely name.


  64. Congratulations! Please pass on my best wishes.

  65. says:

    filed under “creativity”.

  66. Congratulations! What a gorgeous name! Being a Jillian myself, I especially like the last 6 letters ๐Ÿ™‚

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  68. Congratulations on the birth of your daughter! Beautiful name! Best wishes to the family and here’s to a speedy recovery for mommy!

  69. says:

    Congratulations, what wonderful news. So very pleased for you all. x

  70. congratulations! glad to hear they are doing well. sounds like the quilt knew it was going to be a girl.

  71. Congratulations!! You must be so relieved and excited!. Congratulations to Amelia, Lillian is very lucky to have her for a big sister.

  72. Oh congratulations!!!

  73. Congrats to all of you! Welcome to the world, Lillian!

  74. Yaaaaay!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!! I hope everyone is doing well!!!

  75. congratulations to all of you – and lillian is a pretty name

  76. Congrats to both of you!

  77. Congratulations! Welcome to the world, Lilian Jan!

  78. Congratulations on the arrival of your newest family member.

  79. says:

    Yay! Congratulations to the whole family. Such a pretty name.

  80. Congratulations! And well done! And welcome to your little one! ๐Ÿ™‚

  81. Woohoo! Congratulations!

  82. says:

    HOORAY! Welcome Lillian Jan to our beautiful world. Wishing you the Very Best to you and your family Claire, take care.

  83. Congratulations!!!!How wonderful!

    And what a beautiful name!

  84. oh congrats!!! what wonderful news!

  85. says:

    Congratulations on the new arrival!! What a lovely name too.Delurking just to send my best wishes from an Aussie far from home.

  86. says:

    Congratulations Claire, Big-P & AJ! That’s wonderful news.

  87. YAY! YAY! YAY!
    I’ve been waiting and waiting and checking back and waiting and YAY! Lillian is one of my favorite names too! I can’t wait for pictures!


  88. congratulations to the whole family!! glad to hear it went well. all the best–

  89. Aw, congratulations and well done to you all! Hope mum and bub stay well and looking forward to seeing some photies!

  90. says:

    Wow, Congratulations to you all. Glad all is well. Beautiful name. Can’t wait to hear all the details!

  91. Hooray! Congratulations. ๐Ÿ™‚

  92. brilliant! And you’ve achieved just that right target with the name: just unique enough! congratulations to all of you. 2 parents to 2 kids is a big step! from Lynne

  93. says:

    Oh marvellous!! Im so happy for you all, congratulations and I must say about time*L* I never thought Id be in Japan already when Lillian arrived.

  94. Congratulations to both of you!!! So happy to hear everyone is doing well. Hugs!

  95. Whew!! Yay!! And congratulations to the whole clan. ๐Ÿ™‚ You are entering a lovely family Lillian!

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  97. Congratulations! And what a beautiful name ๐Ÿ™‚

  98. Yippyyyy!
    Congratulations on the safe arrival of Lillian Jan.


  99. And the child that is born on the Sabbath dayIs bonny and blithe, and good and gay.

  100. yay! congratulations to you all!

  101. Congratulations to you Claire, Big-P and Amelia. All the best.

  102. says:

    Congrats to you and your family ๐Ÿ™‚


  104. Congratulations! ๐Ÿ™‚

  105. says:

    Fantastic news, you must be thrilled. What a lovely name too. Enjoy the magical early days getting to know little Lillian. Take care & best wishes

  106. YAY! Congrats and pray all is wonderful!

  107. wooohooo – congratulations!!!

  108. Oh wow this is such great news. Lol I have been checking in everyday for a week to see what the news is. Congratulations and my kindest regards to Claire, Big-P, the new baby and the Amelia. x

  109. says:

    congratulations!! I have been checking every day to see when this would happen…so glad to hear the good news.

  110. says:

    Geneviโˆšยฎve from Canada ๐Ÿ™‚

  111. Wahoo! Congratulations, that’s wonderful news.

  112. Welcome Lillian, I think you’re going to like it out here.
    Congratulations Claire!

  113. congratulations! what wonderful news – best and warmest wishes to you all. enjoy your babymoon ๐Ÿ™‚

  114. says:

    Congratulations! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  116. Yeah! Congratulations!

  117. WOW! TRULY wonderful news. i’m feeling tearful! good happy tears of course…and congratulations on the name…my 5yr old Lily will be pleased!CONGRATULATIONS!
    olive and family xx

  118. congratulations! what a beautiful name

  119. says:

    Perpetual lurker here unlurking to say…congrats! Another beautiful baby girl to add to your family… and a lovely name too ๐Ÿ™‚

  120. yay!!! congratulations!!!

  121. says:

    Brilliant! Wonderful! Congratulations!I’m so happy for you all and hope everyone can get as much rest as possible. Hooray!

  122. says:

    congratulations!!!Beatifull name too. Iยฌยฅm a new reader from Uruguay who loves your blogs.

  123. Welcome to the world, Miss Lillian Jan!
    Best wishes for a speedy recovery for Claire and for a happy and healthy return home. Congratulations to big sis and Big-P, too!

  124. Wonderful news! Congratulations to you all!

  125. Congratulations! Thatยฌยฅs so wonderful! Iยฌยฅm so happy for all of you! And what a beautiful name you have chosen! I canยฌยฅt wait to see some pictures of your little one!

  126. YEAH! Congrats to Mom, Dad, big sister and little baby!!!

  127. Congratulations Claire and family! I love reading your websites and I look forward to hearing all about your new bundle of joy!

  128. CONGRATULATIONS!!!welcome lillian jan
    So happy for you all.

  129. Yay! Congratulations guys! Can’t wait to see the new family portrait… Loobylu style!

  130. Congrats Claire, Big-P and Amelia! I know you’re all relieved that she’s arrived safe and sound. Lovely name too ๐Ÿ™‚

  131. yay! congratulations!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  132. says:

    hey! long time reader, first time poster here.
    i just wanted to say congratulations!

    and i think your new baby has a gorgeous name (of course my opinion might not be the most objective one out there since my name is liliana *wink wink*)

  133. Congratulations!! That’s wonderful news!

  134. says:

    congratulations! :oD

  135. CONGRATULATIONS to your family! glad to hear everything went well and Lillian is such a beautiful name!

  136. Oh, what fantastic news! Congratulations to both of you!

  137. oh, congratulations to all of you!

  138. YAY! FINALLY! I’m so very excited for you all! Enjoy your two little girls, and CONGRATS!

  139. says:

    Congratulations to you all! I am so happy for you!

  140. says:

    Congratulations! That`s great news. Lillian is a beautiful name ๐Ÿ˜‰

  141. Yipeeeee! Congratulations, I’m so happy for the good news finally, can’t wait to see the little sweat pea – take care!

  142. says:

    Congratulations!I’m sure she’s beautiful.

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  144. Congratulations! How big was she? I need details! ๐Ÿ™‚

  145. Ooh, how exciting! Congratulations to all of you!

  146. Congratulations!
    Beautiful name.

  147. Congratulations. What a beautiful name!

    Can’t wait to hear more about the baby!

  149. Wonderful news! Congratulations!

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  151. says:

    wonderful news. congratulations to all. enjoy. lovely name by the way. hope all went well and Aj is now officially a big sister!yippeee!

  152. HOORAY!!! congratulations!

  153. says:


  154. Congratulations Claire and family. Welcome to the world little one (what a beautiful name!).

  155. congratulations – that is wonderful news.

  156. Awwww, a lovely name! Congratulations!

  157. says:

    wooeeee!!! congratulations both of you!!

  158. Congratulations! Lillian is a pretty name… and has a little glam, too! Can wait to see the drawings.

  159. Finally indeed! Super duper congratulations to all. What a smart baby to wait until everyone was feeling a little better! Hooray for smart babies – and lovely, lovely name.

  160. CONGRATULATIONS Claire, Big-P & Amelia J! And welcome to the world Lillian Jan (what a lovely name!). Blessings to you all ๐Ÿ™‚

  161. Congratulations!!! Glad everything is going well and you have a sweet new arrival! Wonderful!!!

  162. says:

    Congratulations! What a beautiful name… Wishing you all the best.

  163. says:

    Congratulations to the whole family! I was thinking today, that it is so funny how many people actually are expecting with your family ๐Ÿ˜€

  164. says:

    Congratulations to you and your family!!

  165. Congrats to all! Glad to here little bit finally decided to arrive and all went well!

  166. says:

    Congratulations, I am so happy for you all — from a fan in Rhode Island

  167. Hooray! Congratulations, all!

  168. Congratulations!!! Glad to hear that they are both doing well.

  169. says:

    Joy joy joy! Congratulations to a wonderful family.

  170. says:

    Hooray! Congratulations to you all, that’s great news!

  171. Welcome, Lillian Jan! And congratulations to the whole family. Snuggles and kisses to all.

  172. Woot! Congrats to you all. How wonderful!

  173. How wonderful. Congratulations to you all.

  174. says:

    I can’t really be the first to congratulate you surely? Wonderful news. Enjoy these first few days with your “new” family. With love.

  175. says:

    Congratulations to you all! With lots of good wishes from Karen x

  176. says:

    Huzzah! Congrats to the entire clan =)

  177. Yay! That’s my birthday too. All the best people are born on 18th June. I’m so excited for you all. xx

  178. CONGRATULATIONS, Claire and Big-P! And congratulations, Amelia, on becoming a Big Sister XO

  179. says:

    Longtime reader from Spain, What a lovely day to leave you my first comment!Congratulations!

  180. Congratulations guys!

  181. Congratulations to all of you! Lillian, such a beautiful name. All the warmest wishes from Copenhagen.

  182. congratulations!!! yay! ๐Ÿ™‚ what awesome news. congrats to all of you.

  183. says:

    (Am I the first?)
    Congratulations to Claire and family!

  184. says:

    Welcome to the world, Lili – you took your time showing up!Huge congrats to mum & dad!

  185. I’m so delighted for you. I have been watching for the past couple of weeks and it can be so unsettling. What beautiful names – hope family are all well!

  186. How wonderful! Congratulations! Lillian is such a beautiful name. Take care.

  187. Horrray!!!!!!1Congrats!!!!!

  188. Congratulations! I am so pleased for you both and what a beautiful name. x

  189. Congratulations and blessings to all of you! Welcome to the world, Lillian!
    ps ~ If Lillian was born 6/18, she shares a birthday with Paul McCartney! Perhaps she’ll sing… ๐Ÿ˜‰

  190. says:

    Congratulations to you all! I’m glad things worked out well.

  191. well, let me be the first in blogland to wish all of u a hearty congratulations on the arrival of miss Lillian! Wonderful news! Hope mommy is recovering well and getting some rest!

  192. says:


  193. Let me be the first to say Congrats!!!! Been reading your posts for quite some time, as a quite bystander, but again, congrats.Love Kiddley too by the way.

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  195. says:

    Yesterday was Father’s Day in the USA….Wonderful timing! Congrats to you …..Wishing you well…
    Susan from Kirkland, Washinton,USA

  196. Yay! Congratulations on your newest addition!

  197. says:

    Congrats! Great news!

  198. Congrats to all of you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  199. Congrats!I wish you all the best. I love reading this blog and am curios about the next entries about the growing family.

  200. Congratulations! And what a lovely name ๐Ÿ™‚

  201. says:

    Congratulations, Claire and Big-P!

  202. Hurray! And congratulations! Beautiful name, too.

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  204. says:

    Congratulations! ๐Ÿ™‚ Best of luck with the new baby – and what a lovely name.

  205. says:

    Congratulations! So happy for you all. Enjoy your newest blessing.

  206. Congratulations! Welcome to the world, Lillian.

  207. says:

    Wow, congrats! Finally, indeed!

  208. wooow!! congratulations!!!!

  209. says:

    Congratulations! ๐Ÿ™‚

  210. says:

    Congratulations to all involved! All the best from Cambridge (UK) :0)

  211. Fantastic news! Congratulations! The fun is just beginning!

  212. says:

    Congratulations! I’m so happy that Lillian is here!

  213. says:

    blessings and congratulations!

  214. Great news – Congratulations to all of you!

  215. Yay! Yay! Yippee! Yay!
    Congratulations and best wishes to you all! You will all be in my thoughts!


  216. Warmest congrats from a long time reader!
    Hugs to the four of you.

  217. Wahooee!!! So glad to hear it! A huge congratulations to both of you… can’t wait to hear more about her!

  218. says:

    Welcome, baby Lillian! Congrats to Mama, Papa, & Big Sister.

  219. says:

    Congratulations! What a lovely name. So happy to know that both are doing well. I’ve been checking back each day in amazement to find that she still hadn’t arrived. Best wishes to your family.

  220. Congratulations to all of you! An extra Happy Father’s day to you, big P! And what a beautiful name you two gave her!!Happy dance!

  221. says:

    Yay! What terrific news. Congratulations to you three, and thanks for sharing.All best-

  222. says:

    Huge congratulations to you all!

  223. says:

    De-lurking, Iยฌยฅve been reading your blog for over a year but never commented before.
    Just wanted to say congratulations, and hope it all went smooth.


  224. Congrats! Gosh, you guys do pick lovely names for your daughters ๐Ÿ™‚

  225. congratulations!
    what a beautiful name!

  226. oh congratulations to you all!

  227. says:

    Congrats!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  228. Congratulations!!! Praying for your whole clan…

  229. says:

    Yay! Congratulations! I’m sure she was worth the wait!

  230. Congrats! Beautiful name!

  231. says:

    Congrats!! And such a beautiful name! :)Best of luck to all four of you!

  232. Congratulations!! Welcome to the world, Baby Lillian!!

  233. Congratulations!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  234. says:

    Oh how wonderful! I am so happy for your family! My little girl is named Lillian as well, so maybe I am biased, but what a beautiful name!!

  235. Congratulations to you all. May your new little girl bring you every joy.

  236. Welcome to the world, Lillian Jan! I hope you enjoy your stay.
    Congrats, Claire, on another successful birth!

  237. How wonderful! Congratulations. I know you’re just a man, but we want to know the weight!!

  238. says:

    About blooming time! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Congratulations – much love to all four of you! x

  239. Congratulations Claire, Big-P, AJ and little LJ!
    Congratulations to all of you!

  240. says:

    Happy Birthday, Lilian Jan!Can’t wait to see a picture.

  241. OH! Congrats to all three of you!!!!!!! Cannot wait to see some pics! I have been wondering how Claire was doing and if the d-day had arrived yet! I am so happy for you all! God bless!

  242. says:

    Congratulations! Wishing you, Amelia, Claire and Lillian all the best.

  243. says:

    HOORAY! Biggest congrats to the whole (bigger) family!

  244. Congratulations! Love her name! Glad all is well…

  245. congratulations to all you guys on the new addition!

  246. YAY!Congratulations!

  247. Yey!! congratulations to everyone!!

  248. great name! congratulations!

  249. a thousand times, congratulations!

  250. says:

    YAY!!What a wonderful name, will you call her Lilly? I’m sure she’s beautiful, can’t wait to see the snapshots! God bless you guys!

  251. Whoohoo! It’s about time! Congratulations!!!

  252. Congrats! ๐Ÿ™‚

  253. says:

    Congratulations and happiness wishes !!!

  254. Congradulations.Welcome Lillian and I hope mama is resting !! Clarice

  255. Congratulations. Thanks for sharing the great news. Best wishes to your entire family.

  256. says:

    Wonderful news for all of you! Love to Claire and Amelia- and what a great thing to be a father again on USA Father’s Day!

  257. says:

    Congratulations! Best wishes to mother and baby!

  258. Hooray!! HUGE congratulations to all of you. Enjoy every minute of getting to know each other!

  259. Congratulationa on the safe arrival of your daughter…May she bring all of you much joy and may you rediscover the world through her eys… Much love and good wishes to you all…

  260. Congratulations!!! Best wishes to all concerned — mom, dad, baby and big sister.

  261. says:

    Congratulations! Lillian is a wonderful name. Hope you are all feeling better soon.

  262. that’s wonderful, congratulations!!

  263. says:

    Congratulations – two are even more fun than one!!

  264. says:

    Oh my! Very sincere congratulations! I hope everything went swimmingly and I’m sure she is absolutely beautiful!

  265. Eep! Yay! Congratulations to all four of you. ๐Ÿ™‚

  266. Congratulations on the arrival! ๐Ÿ™‚

  267. Yay!! Congrats to you!

  268. says:


  269. CONGRATULATIONS CLAIRE AND BIP-P on your new arrival!!!

  270. says:

    Congratulations! What a beautiful name. Take care, Renee

  271. CONGRATULATIONS!! glad that you didn’t have to rush to find a suitible boy’s name ๐Ÿ™‚

  272. says:

    Woohoo! Congrats!

  273. says:


  274. says:

    Congrats to your happy family!!!

  275. Congratulations to you all – what wonderful news and what a gorgeous name!

  276. Congratulations on the new baby!

  277. coming out of lurkdom to say congrats. If I calculate right Lillian Jan was born on Father’s Day? Awesome. And that’s also my hubby’s b-day. And how awesome Lillian is one of the names we are considering as well for our number 6. Great minds think alike. Again, Congratulations! enjoy your babymoon.

  278. Oh congratulations!!!!
    New babes are such a joy. You chose such a beautiful name ๐Ÿ™‚

  279. says:

    Yay! I was so excited to read the word Finally! this morning. Congratulations to your new family and thank you to Big-P for the announcement. Hopefully Amelia is well to welcome her new baby sister. Come back soon Claire x

  280. says:

    YAY! Congratulations to both Claire and yourself!

  281. Yay, congratulations!

  282. says:

    Excellent news Big-P! Congratulations and Best Wishes to Claire, yourself and Amelia, and snuggles to Lillian.

  283. May I be one of the first bloggers to wish a warm congrats to the entire family!!!!

  284. Congratulations!

  285. Congratulations to you all!!!
    Your baby girl picked a great date to enter this world…I know from experience ๐Ÿ˜‰

  286. oh, wonderful! ๐Ÿ˜€ congratulations to all of you and welcome to the world, baby lillian!!sending blessings to your newly expanded family from brooklyn…xoxox

  287. says:

    Congratulations all! May she bring you much joy in everything she does..

  288. YAY!!! Congratulations to you all!(phew, at last)

  289. says:

    Such lovely news! Congratulations to you and your gorgeous baby girl! ๐Ÿ™‚

  290. says:


  291. says:

    How perfect and thrilling. Congratulations to you all.

  292. says:

    Hooray! Congrats and Happy Birthday to Lillian!

  293. says:

    lovely, congratulations on your new family member!

  294. Congratulations on the arrival of baby Lillian!!! Hope Claire has a healthy recovery and baby is well.

  295. Beautiful. Congratulations everyone.

  296. Yayyyy! Congratulations to you all.

  297. says:

    Oh congratulations to all of you!! that is such a beautiful name!! Glad to hear everyone is doing well.

  298. Yayyyyy! Congratulations to you all.

  299. says:

    Yippeee! Congratulations!

  300. says:

    Hooray and congratulations!

  301. says:

    YAY!!!!!!!! congratulations…let the games begin!

  302. congratulations to the whole family!! ๐Ÿ™‚ that’s awesome news.

  303. fantastic news! congrats guys, enjoy your babymoon!

  304. Congrats!Can’t wait to see the baby pics.

  305. YIPPEE. I never thought this day would come. Mazal Tov, and welcome to the world, Lillian.

  306. Yay!!! Congrats to everyone on the new family member! Lillian is such a beautiful name.

  307. Congrats! That is a beautiful name!

  308. says:

    Adding my voice to the cacophony to say: Congratulations! Wishing Lillian health, long life and happiness.

  309. Wonderful news. All the best to everyone.

  310. Congratulations on the newest member of your family. I am so glad that everything went okay, and that mum and baby are well.

  311. Congratulations to you all!

  312. So happy for all of you! Welcome little Lillian. Well done, Claire and Big P. Hope you have fun with your gorgeous new playmate, Amelia.

  313. Congratulations! A friend of mine also had a baby girl yesterday called Sadie. And it’s also my good friend’s birthday.

  314. says:

    Congratulations!!! Lillian is a beautiful name.

  315. Wanting to add my very best wishes to you and your new little bundle. Hugs to all from Vancouver Island!

  316. Finally!! Congratulations and what a wonderful little family you have ๐Ÿ™‚

  317. Congratulations Claire, Big-P and Amelia, and welcome to the world Lillian. What a beautiful name, and what happy news!

  318. says:

    Wonderful news! Congratulations and best wishes to the entire family.

  319. wow, finally indeed ๐Ÿ™‚ Congratulations to the whole family !

  320. Doubtful as to whether you’ll ever get to this end of the comments… but a big CONGRATULATIONS here too, and welcome Lillian to this big world of ours ๐Ÿ™‚

  321. Congratulations! I’m so happy to hear that all of you are doing well!
    Much love to all of you!

  322. says:

    Congrats Claire and Big P!!!!! Welcome to the world Lillian Jan!!

  323. Congratulations on the new addition to your family, Claire, Big-P, and AJ! Welcome, little Lillian! ๐Ÿ™‚

  324. Congratulations to you all!

  325. Wonderful news! Congratulations!!

  326. warmest wishes to you all! wonderful news and thanks for taking the time out to update all 333 of us! well done Lillian Jan!

  327. congratulations claire and family! how so very exciting!

  328. de-lurkign to say Wahooo!
    Congrats, family!
    Welcome, little LJ!

  329. Congrats to all the family!

  330. Wow!! 334 congratulations. Well I am sure mine will be a well-deserved 335. Welcome to the world Lillian Jan!! Nice job Claire and Big-P!

  331. Hurrah! Congratulations!

  332. Hooray! Congratulations and warmest wishes to you all! ๐Ÿ˜€

  333. Congrats, Claire!! I knew she’d come out eventually ๐Ÿ™‚
    I love the name Lillian, it’s so beautiful. Good work!

  334. Congratulations!! I wish you frequent napping opportunities and many many moments of baby bliss!

  335. Welcome to the world Lillian Jan! Congrats to you and your family!

  336. says:

    Oh I am so happy! It is too strange how you can become completely involved in the life and goings on of a complete stranger and care so much about their health and happiness. Good wishes to your entire family, Claire. Yay!

  337. Congratulations!

  338. says:

    Congratulations to all of you!

  339. says:

    Brilliant!!! Congrats!!! Has a baby ever been so anticipated/awaited from so many strangers online?Says tonnes for your warmth and creativity, and the wonderful gift of sharing your family with all of us.
    Lucky, lucky LJ, and AJ.
    Awaiting more with baited breath, but we’re a pretty understanding bunch – we’ll be here when you return. Meantime hugs and know we’re all thinking of the 4 of you!!!

  340. FABULOUS! Congratulations to you all! Wishing your family heaps more joy as you welcome your little bundle of joy! ๐Ÿ™‚ The world is so thrilled that Lillian Jan has joined us!

  341. congrats! been reading for over 2 years now. so happy for you guys!

  342. Welcome to the world baby Lillian! Well done Claire.All the best.

  343. Welcome to the worlk, Lillian!
    Congrats Claire, Big P and Amelia! ๐Ÿ™‚

  344. congratulations to all of you : ) warmest wishes!

  345. congrats and woweewowow on the comments. You are loved.

  346. says:

    Congrats! what a beautiful name! Hopefully we’ll see pictures soon! congrat to all 4(!!) of you!

  347. says:

    Wow well done to all of you and welcome little Lillian ๐Ÿ™‚

  348. Congratulations and welcome little lady! Peace and good health to you all.

  349. Fantastic news! Huge congratulations to the whole family ๐Ÿ™‚

  350. says:

    congratulations, love the name, welcome to the world Lillian. Take care all of you

  351. “If we need a day to go into labour, today would be a good day to start”, Claire wrote on the previous post. And here’s Little Lillian Jan!! Congratulations!!

  352. Congrats.. I cannot wait to see pics

  353. just another congrats to add to that big list! WOH..Lillian is the sweetest name … I am biased though… wishing you a good nights sleep… that’s the most you can hope for isn’t it ;D
    Can’t wait to read about the new adventures you will get up to with Lillian & Amelia…. I feel sorry for Big P though 3 to 1 :[

  354. Seems an appropriate time for my first comment on your site, doesn’t it?! I think this makes me comment 360 as well!
    Congratulations Claire, Big-P and Amelia on the arrival of your daughter and sister. Love the name. Wishing you all every happiness and a future of wonderful family memories.

  355. Wonderful, congratulations, brilliant and a very well done.

  356. Congratulations to the whole family! A child is such joy!Mia

  357. Congratulations Claire, P and Amelia. What a wonderful day.

  358. Congratulations! from another regular lurker. Wonderful news!

  359. says:


  360. Congrats to the both of you! and of course little Amelia who is now big sister! Looking forward to hearing more in the future about Lillian, gorgeous name.

  361. says:

    Congratulations to all of you! Lovely name!

  362. awww! little lily! big smiles to you all! enjoy your new little member of the fam ๐Ÿ™‚

  363. Big congrats! How wonderful two glorious girls… your blog.

  364. says:


  365. Yahoo! Don’t forget to keep the paper from yesterday so she can look at it when she grows up! Well Done!

  366. says:

    Congratulations!!!!!Great things come to those who wait.
    Best wishes to you all as the next big adventure begins!

  367. congrats to all of you!

  368. Beautiful miracle! Warm thoughts and best wishes to all four of you very funky people.xoxo

  369. Hooray! Congratulations! x

  370. says:

    Congratulations on your little ray of sunshine ๐Ÿ™‚

  371. Oh Happy day!! Congrats to all of you and Lillian is such a pretty name ๐Ÿ™‚

  372. says:

    Lol – 382 comments so far – is this some kind of record ? ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Congrats to you all.
    Many happy times ahead ๐Ÿ™‚

  373. Congratulations! Great news. ๐Ÿ™‚

  374. congratulations!!!!love the name!

  375. says:

    Congrats! That’s wonderful!

  376. Yay! Congratulations! What a beautiful name!

  377. says:

    I’ve recently become addicted to your blog and wanted to say congratulations to all.

  378. Oh, I’m so happy! Congratulations! What a beautiful name.

  379. says:

    Welcome Lillian

  380. brilliant! congratulations!

  381. says:

    De-lurking to say HUZZAH!
    (I figured something was wrong with the site yesterday when this thread had 0 comments all afternoon)

  382. Hurrah! Congrats to you all ๐Ÿ˜€ Welcome to the world Miss L!

  383. Awesome! well done and congratulations to you all. Welcome Lilian, may you shine your light on the world and brighten it up! Also special thanks to Big P for posting this special news we were all in limbo for. All the best Claire and Amelia, you are now a very lucky big sister!

  384. Congratulations to you all, and welcome to precious little Lillian Jan!

  385. i’m so touched i almost cried!
    that’s wonderful news. so good to hear both you and new bub are well.

  386. Hooray!! I’m so excited for you all!

  387. says:

    Warmest thoughts to your growing family.

  388. CONGRATS to you, Claire, Big-P, Amelia, and nowโ€šร„รฎLillian!
    We welcome you into this wonderful, fantastic world, little one!

    Best of our love from the Jenkins’ clan in Atlanta, GA.

  389. says:

    congratulations to you both! lovely name. i’m glad to hear the good news!

  390. YAY! I love good news like this. Congrats!

  391. Congratulations #394 from a fan in Vermont, USA.

  392. says:

    Congratulations and welcome to Miss Lillian Jan! Here’s wishing the best to Claire and family (I know she is proud and relieved!)

  393. Congratulations to mom, for performing a miracle… and to baby, for being born into a family that โ€šร„รฎ from all accounts โ€šร„รฎ is pretty darn remarkable.
    : )

    Oh… and to dad. Just because.

  394. Congrats on your new little angel!

  395. CONGRATULATIONS! …another cute Robertson in the world! Rejoice!

  396. Aw, many congrats, all. XO, alicia

  397. Congratulations to you all. Lovely name! ๐Ÿ™‚

  398. Oh happy day! Two is such a good number. Congrats!

  399. Way to go! Congratulations!!

  400. says:

    Welcome to the world! Congratulations Amelia on becoming a big sister! I know you will be the best, coolest, bravest, most helpful and most look-up-to-able big sister ever!

  401. Congratulations to you all – and welcome to the world, baby girl! Rejoice!

  402. Congratulations! All the best ๐Ÿ™‚

  403. Oh my lordy there are a lot of well wishes here – great to keep for Lillian’s ephemera collection. Hey well done folks, hope the feeding goes well!

  404. WOOT!!! Glad she is FINALLY here! xoxox to the wee babe and to big sis!

  405. says:

    Enjoy your angels!Congrats!

  406. Let me be the 431st to wish you a sincere congratulations!

  407. says:

    Many blessings and much happiness to all of you! I hope AJ will enjoy her new role as big sis (it’s an important one)!

  408. Hoorah! Congratulations all round. Yay yay oh yay!

  409. What a wait! And so many comments! Congratulations! Sleep when you can…

  410. Congratulations to Claire and Big P for the baby – that’s wonderful! Congratulations Amelia for becoming a big sister – that is very special. I hope you are all well, and may you all get rest, friends who cook you meals and do your dishes, and time to be together. (433! wow.)

  411. i will just ad my comment to the millions of others – big congrats to you all – be well. and YAY finally!!

  412. Well done and congratulations to you all.

  413. says:

    Congratulations little angle.

  414. says:

    Congratulations All!Amelia…you will be a big sister now. You can give baby sister little hugs and kisses. When she gets bigger, she will give you hugs and kisses. Lots of love to share for you and Lillian and Mommy and Daddy. Hurrah!

  415. Congratulations for the newest member in the family!!!

  416. Congratulations!! Welcome to the world little Lillian Jan!!

  417. Great to hear the stork finally landed and that all is well. Congrats Claire, Big P & Amelia! And welcome Lilian!

  418. Congratulations, folks. Great news. Well done, Claire!

  419. says:

    So happy that you can hold your newest little girl in your arms. Hugs to the whole family and best wishes for the future. Cold weather is good for staying home and cuddling, so stay warm snuggling your little Lillian!

  420. Congratulations to you all! Wonderful news! ๐Ÿ˜€

  421. Congratulations! Lillian is a beautiful name!

  422. says:

    congratulations! be well.

  423. says:


  424. Congratulations – I hope mum and baby (and the rest of the family too!) are doing well. =)

  425. Welcome to the world little Lillian Jan. Congratulations Amelia on becoming a big sister!

  426. says:

    Congratulations on your new little family addition. Looking forward to hearing about the new exciting baby adventures!

  427. says:

    Congratulations, Claire, Big P and Amelia!
    I’m sure we’ll be hearing lots about little Lillian very soon!

  428. Phew! Made it to the end of the well-wishes (so far)…
    Congratulations on your baby. Enjoy this special time!

  429. There is a comment party going on! Congratulations, and wishing you and your family all the best:)

  430. I go away on vacation and this is what happens! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Congratulations on the little Lillian bundle of joy! All the best to you and your family!

    Much love from Massachusetts, USA, Kris

  431. says:

    Herzlichen Glโˆšยบckwunsch! Best wishes from Hamburg Germany! Katja

  432. says:

    sending warm congratulations (and good job, Claire!) and welcome to the world, little one! all are well.

  433. says:

    456 comments. What a welcome for little Lillian Jan. Hope mum and bub are doing well. DO we get to see any pics??


  435. says:

    Congrats to all and welcome to Miss Lillian! Best wishes from the Williams family and Madame Meow, who sends her felicitations also.

  436. Woohoo! Congratulations!!

  437. says:

    You stole my baby name!Just Kidding ๐Ÿ™‚
    Congratulations on the arrival of your little baby Lilli. Best wishes to all of you.

  438. Iโ€šร„รดve been reading your inspirational blog for sometime now and this is the first time that I am posting a comment. And what an occasion it is!
    Congratulations on your baby girl ๐Ÿ™‚

    p.s. Lillian is a truly beautiful name.

  439. says:

    Lovely news. Congratulations to you all

  440. Congratulations! Best wishes and sweetest thoughts…

  441. Wow! I cannot believe over 400 comments! Obviously making your mark in this world. I think reading your blog we tend to feel we know you. Congratulations. What a wonderful time of life that is with a new little family. Choose to love it (I’m sure you do)!

  442. CONGRATS!! she is so beautiful!!

  443. Congratulations! What a gorgeous name, Welcome to the world little Lily. I really enjoy reading your mum’s blog she is an inspiration to many. Best wishes ๐Ÿ™‚

  444. Congratulations to you all! Beautiful name, my own little Lily is an absolute delight. And she is just beautiful! Squeeeee!

  445. Yippee!! Happy Birthday to Miss Lily! Take care and best wishes to you, the hubby and the new big sister.