Making Curriculum Pop

Welcome the smallest MC POPPER (by birth, not interest) Téa Lauren Goble born 9.25.10 at 1:21pm - 6 lbs. 15oz., 20 inches.

The first thoughts posted here on baby Téa were my personal paranoias about princess-ness - but so far she's been a sweet baby that has been keeping mommy and daddy busy. We have already noticed that Téa's a HUGE Miles Davis fan. Any version of his song "All Blues" - with the proper rhythmic bounce/swing/sway- can put her to sleep in UNDER 5 minutes!

For those folks wondering about the name, it is not tea like the drink, although her nickname is already Sweet Tea. It is Téa (Tay-ah) like the actress Téa Leoni or author Téa Obrecht with an é like the one in Reneé. We were inspired to use the name after we met a young and distant cousin Thea (Tay-ah) in Norway. We were just diggin' the Téa spelling more. Of course, we've now put Téa in a situation where she will spend most of her life teaching people how to make accents on US computers (FWIW for Mac/PC, and iPhones) and how to properly pronounce her name. We just hope she ends up liking it.

Téa/Thea/Theia is the goddess of sight, shining light and the clear blue sky and the creator of the sun, moon and stars. There is also a bit about her brother being her husband, but, in the words of Billy Wilder at the end of Some Like It Hot "Nobody's Perfect," eh?

Here is a fun photo slideshow for people who dig babies!

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NOTE: if you're on a Mac and can't see the slideshow refresh your browser and it usually shows up (same deal with YouTube videos at Ning on Mac).

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Comment by Dianna Morton on March 16, 2011 at 7:26pm
gorgeous!!!!!!!!!
Comment by Helene Wyskup on October 28, 2010 at 3:43pm
Congratulations! Super cute baby!
Comment by Anne Gaspers on October 25, 2010 at 11:16pm
Felicidades Ryan and Nicole! A couple of weeks ago I was thinking "I bet they are having a baby!" Good luck with the adjusting and the getting to know the beautiful Téa (I for one know how to write my accents :)
Comment by Lisa Madden on October 24, 2010 at 12:38pm
Gorgeous! Congratulations, and welcome to the world, little one!
Comment by Susan on October 24, 2010 at 8:06am
She's beautiful Goble's! Congratulations!
Comment by Ennis Everette on October 23, 2010 at 12:23pm
Ryan,
Congratulations! Welcome to the world of parenthood! Get ready for more joy, laughter and be ready to hit your knees in prayer over these precious people that you are now in charge of! You will now begin aging in dog years. Does your wife know you put a hospital picture up on this website? You both are darling and the baby is beautiful.
Ennis
Comment by Kyle Melton on October 21, 2010 at 11:25am
Way to go Ryan! What a cutie! Welcome to the Parents Club! It is a membership that is highly priveleged; please do your due diligence! BTW, my oldest just started at Emory in Atlanta, my alma mater!
Comment by Jeana Rock on October 21, 2010 at 11:16am
She is a beautiful baby. Congratulations! What lucky parents!
Comment by Karen Finter on October 21, 2010 at 9:54am
Congratulations And to echo what many have said- Enjoy every moment - it goes by way too fast!
Comment by Midge Hampton on October 21, 2010 at 9:30am
Congratulations!

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