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Just got word that Stephany went into labor on Tuesday morning: Luke David was born yesterday, a month before his official due date, at 9:02 a.m., and weighed in at 4 pounds 13 ounces. Congratulations to the proud parents! And Stephany -- welcome to mother land!

Andrea J. Buchanan is a writer living in Philadelphia. In addition to her latest book, The Double-Daring Book For Girls (HarperCollins), she is the author of the New York Times bestselling The Daring Book For Girls, The Pocket Daring Book For Girls: Things To Do, and The Pocket Daring Book For Girls: Wisdom and Wonder along with Miriam Peskowitz. She is also the author of Mother Shock: Loving Every (Other) Minute of It (Seal Press) and the editor of three anthologies: It’s a Boy: Women Writers on Raising Sons; Literary Mama: Reading for the Maternally Inclined; and It’s a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters (all from Seal Press). Before becoming a writer, Andi was a classical pianist; she studied at the Boston Conservatory of Music, where she earned her bachelor of music degree, and continued her graduate studies at the San Francisco Conservatory, earning a master’s degree in piano performance. Her last recital was at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. She is the mother of a daughter and a son, both of whom are equally daring.

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Oh, this is wonderful news!! I thought Stephany's blog seemed kind of quiet. I love the name Luke.
How wonderful! Congratulations, Stephany & David! Welcome, Luke!
Congratulations Stephka...that's some amazing news.
no wonder you were up so late monday night., steph! happy happy news!
Hurrah! Hurrah! Congratulations all 'round!
You just couldn't wait to meet him, could you? I have to wait until the middle of July! Congratulations, I'm so happy for all of you!
felicidades, fefu! that's almost exactly what i weighed!
Stephany, Out of the dusty trunks comes this message of congratulations and extreme goodwill and happiness for you. We met a few years ago, you were kind enough to share your home with me when I visited from Montreal with your brother Dennis, riddled with anxiety....better now. Somewhat uncomfortable about writing this to you, not really my place but touched by the birth of your son Luke. The TIC TOCK TIC TOCK, louder by the month....sounds of my own body. I felt I should send you a few words, scratch that, sentences. Happy Happy motherhood!!! Congratulations to one of the kinder and gentless person I've met.
Woo-hoo stephka! Well done. Congrats to you and David, and a big welcome-to-the-world to Luke. I’ll start looking for books for him. Be well, be happy, and show us pictures as soon as you can.
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