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We are overwhelmed by your comments... Thank you so much - you have no idea how much this means.

With Love, 

Bilal & Samantha

Tell King that I am waiting patiently for his arrival. I know that he is tired of being in the belly and he wants OUT. love ya
from: NANA
1/13/2012 9:49:47 PM
Just looking through everything and find it so hard to believe how fast time has gone. This new year we will be celebrating a new life and many changes to come! Looking forward to continuing this journey with you guys! The love and support that has been shown, has been overwhelming. Love you!!!
from: Misty
12/13/2011 9:10:16 PM
You both as well as My Grandson are so very blessed. I am still so overwhelmed with all the love that was shown to you at the baby shower. I thank God for blessing as only he can!
from: LaLee
12/6/2011 12:18:04 PM
So excited about the baby shower. So overwhelmed with the out pouring of love through kind, meaningful words and gifts. God is so amazing. .
from: LaLee (grandmother LaDonna Lee)
11/29/2011 7:28:16 AM
Congrats to you and Bilal on your baby boy. We love you and are proud of you! can't wait to see you at the shower!
from: Lisa Owens, Linsay Piersawl
11/23/2011 8:51:27 PM
LOL! Sherry, he is already spoiled. OMG, it is ridiculous. I have become addicted. I need an intervention right now before he gets here. LOL :D
from: Gramy LaLee
11/22/2011 9:05:02 AM
Congratuations! I am so happy for you! I know your momma is going to spoil him rotten because that just what we grandmothers do:)
from: Sherry Franklin Jackson
11/21/2011 9:33:28 PM
I have been dreaming about King every night. I DON'T see his face but I know he is cute and is bringing much joy to all of our lives. Just think our baby is coming soon.
from: Charlesetta Johnson (Nana)
11/16/2011 5:10:28 PM
Congrats on your new edition to life! The journey is LONG but well worth it at the end; may be painful at times but you wouldnt trade it for the world! Although i was scared to being a mom to not 1 but 2 precious girls, motherhood is GREAT, especially when they start sleeping through the night! Best of luck to you and Bilal!
from: Kristin Meads
11/15/2011 9:38:46 PM
Can't wait to meet my lil cuz
from: Raaziq El-Amin
11/13/2011 11:47:59 AM
I can't wait to see my grandson, King. I am proud of the both of you. You will be very good parents. Always put GOD first and you'll go a long way. Love to the both.My baby is going to be a father!!!
from: Charlesetta Johnson (Nana)
11/13/2011 11:41:31 AM
I'm so excited for you both, but even more excited to welcome another El-Amin cousin into our already large and loving family! Praying for a smooth last few months, and uneventful delivery :)
from: Aisha El-Amin
11/8/2011 3:43:34 PM
Been thinking about you a lot! Hope you are feeling good-love thisnsite and your posts. Wouldmlove to see you call me if you are in Versailles- you are going to be such an awesome Mom!
from: Terri M
11/1/2011 8:04:03 PM
Love the name
from: Jay
10/12/2011 11:11:12 AM
God is SO good! KXE- fearfully & wonderfully made. Psalm 139: 13-16, I love the version from "The Message".
from: Grandmother - LaDonna Lee
10/10/2011 11:21:08 PM
Congrats on your new bundle of joy. I can't believe it! Very excited and scared for you at the same time. I wouldn't know what to do! LOL. Regardless, I'm sure you'll knock it out of the park. You guys will be great parents. Take care!
from: Jaci
10/10/2011 2:30:42 PM
Glad to hear that MY Grandson likes the "violin". How soon can he start his lessons? I'm loving you all so much!
from: Gramy
9/27/2011 9:13:45 PM
It's been a while since I've posted. I've been trying out new names for myself, LOL! Now I'm leaning towards "Gramy". So Gramy goes shopping Friday night n Sunday. So much too pick from. I had no idea how cute the clothes for Boys are. The question is: Do I pick or get it all? I made some decisions knowing some items were on sale. Thank U GOD, total was less than I expected. After going over receipt, several items were much less than I realized. Hello BELK I will be back
from: Gramy (LaDonna Lee)
9/25/2011 7:25:51 PM
Talking with Loren last night. She made an interesting point...Moms bond with their sons the way daughters are their daddy's little girls. Funny, my nephews do the same thing. There is a bond and a closeness there. From the way they want hugs, need to be held, even play in your hair, to the way their face lights up when you walk into their presence. Ironically, she said Anaiya is that way with Billy as Little Billy is with her. Looking forward to meeting this lil man and watching him grow into a bright and loving young man! Love always, Me!
from: Misty Hankin
9/19/2011 2:36:48 PM
Samantha and Bilal,

I am sure the two of you will be great parents. I sure hope that Little TAYLOR willl turn out like his Mom and Dad.
Love Ya,
Aunt JoAnn
from: JoAnn Suter
9/15/2011 9:37:15 AM
I am so excited to see this baby Boy. 2 blankets down 2 more to go.
from: LaLee
9/12/2011 11:28:48 AM
Samantha, I am so excited for you and your precious little boy on the way! Take my word when I say, NOTHING compares to the love you will feel for that sweet baby now, and when you are finally able to hold him in your arms!! Take care of yourself!

P.S. (I love the chalkboard idea in your ideas post...did you know there is chalkboard paint? It's available at Lowe's!)
from: Cierra P.
9/8/2011 8:30:05 PM
There's nothing like a baby to bring new joy in life, and give each day a new meaning that's why its such a pleasure to congratulate you two and wish the best of everything for you and your baby boy.
from: Terry & Tayna Givens
9/8/2011 4:53:45 PM
Hello Proud Parents! I am so excited for the blessing that God has created from your love for one another and most importantly, your love of God. Congratulations to you and may God continually find favor with your family. The website is absolutely beautiful! God is great and worthy to be PRAISED!
from: Sylvia Howard
9/8/2011 2:05:15 PM
Congrats to both of you!
from: Erin Smith
9/8/2011 11:50:41 AM
"WHITE" it is! I love it.
from: LaLee
9/8/2011 10:21:37 AM
Best Wishes!!
from: KRISTI TACKETT
9/8/2011 9:50:01 AM
Now you that you have updated it...YAY its a BOY!! Boy or girl, wouldnt have mattered, I am just happy that baby is healthy. Joy had such kind, inspiring, and uplifting words to say! She is right! Love you (yall)!!
from: Misty Hankin
9/8/2011 9:48:23 AM
My 1st Grandchild is a Boy. He will be spoiled n yes I did it, LOL!
from: LaLee
9/8/2011 7:34:06 AM
Samantha, I have waited and waited to write a post about this precious gift from God because I get so emotional just thinking about this beautiful life that God has created to answer a question that the world has been asking. I feel SOOOOO connected to this baby. God continues to show me so many wonderful things that He has in store for you both. He even showed me the sex of the child a few days ago and told me why He ordained this baby to come into the world... (I can't wait for you to find out...I hope you are as excited as I was)...Samantha (and Bilal) if I could only reveal what God has in store...But I can't! You will KNOW and SEE in God's due time. Just know that your baby has GREAT destiny and purpose. You are going to be amazed when destiny unfolds right before your eyes. I am just excited to be apart of the journey. I continue to pray for you, Bilal and baby __________________. Please know that I am here for you and I am so proud of you for your courage to be a catalyst that will change the WORLD! I love you BUNCHES!
from: Joy Harris
9/6/2011 2:55:12 PM
This website is soooo adorable!! I feel honored that you and Bilal would share this with us!! How wonderful and amazing!! I'll definitely be checking back in from time to time to keep up with lil baby!!! :-)
from: Shonda White
9/6/2011 11:42:28 AM
Just want to Thank God for the blessing of a Grandchild. Thank U God!
from: LaLee
9/6/2011 9:37:16 AM
This time tomorrow, I will be doing the "Tango", LOL! I am so excited. I love you so much ;-D
from: LaDonna Lee (LaLee)
9/5/2011 9:14:19 AM
LOL, I think it's very special that Bilal sleeps with a body pillow. I guess I'll be sitting, watching and taking pictures with Bilal (I can't swim either). I can hardly wait til Tuesday! 3 Baby stores (in Tupelo) know I'll be in there on Tuesday. I already have items picked out. :D I'll be leaving work early that day LOL!
from: LaLee (again)
9/3/2011 11:03:42 AM
Samantha, I remember you when your Mom brought you in to the Doctors office. That was my first job as a nurse. You have grown into a beautiful, kind, generous and compassionate lady. I know you will make a great mom.
from: Val O.
9/2/2011 6:26:06 PM
Love you Samantha and if I can help you in any way let me know.
from: Butter
9/1/2011 4:43:24 PM
How exciting for the two of you! It can be overwhelming at first but I know you will be an awesome Mom! You have great support and I see that LaLee is going to spoil that grandbaby Rotten. Welcome to the mommy club...where you receive the greatest gift ever!
from: Satessa Grimes
9/1/2011 1:20:49 PM
Micci, I'm in the same boat with U. My creations are in slow motion. ____day is the day. I can hardly wait. Mommy n Daddy better call me ASAP, LOL!
from: Grand Mother - LaLee
9/1/2011 12:09:23 PM
Once again, you've made me smile!! Love you both!!! :)
from: Misty Hankin
9/1/2011 12:09:14 PM
Can't wait to find out.....This waiting is holding up my creative processes. Oh and I have a vey cool (older baby) carseat. It goes in the car, but has wheels that fold out under it. It kind of a transformer for babies :)
from: Micci
9/1/2011 10:56:34 AM
I sent my baby a package on Monday. It should arrive today. I'm excited about Mommy n Daddy seeing it. There is so much I want to purchase for my precious one. I'm trying real hard too be patient. I Thank God for the blessing :D
from: LaLee (grandmother LaDonna Lee)
8/31/2011 9:48:45 AM
Ahhh this is sooo SWEET Samamtha. I am so happy for the both you. Congratulation and welcome to motherhood that is nothing better. I love both names so either way is a winner. God bless my sweets!
from: Lisa Taylor
8/30/2011 5:16:24 PM
Wow, girl...I'm SO happy for you! I know exactly how you feel by being overwhelmed by all this. Motherhood truly is a gift that nothing else compares to. Good luck with your pregnancy, and make sure you enjoy every bout of morning sickness, constipation, swollen legs, awful cravings and brutal mood swings...cuz you're making a human!
from: Vickie Grantham
8/29/2011 7:58:14 PM
Just stopping in to check out your page. Absolutely beautiful! You all are in Gods favor trust Him and stay in your word and His peace will be with you! Hugs and love :-)
from: Derrick and Tiffani Miller
8/29/2011 3:16:56 PM
Just stopping by to see your updates. I of course appreciate all things like this, I am intrigued. :) I am always here for yall, forever and always! :) Love ya!!
from: Misty Hankin
8/25/2011 9:47:59 AM
How time flies! May your child bond with their cousin as much as we have growing up (we're not grown yet). I love you! You'll do great!
from: Rasheedah El-Amin
8/24/2011 10:24:51 PM
I think the outfits are cute (of course). Arabella can sport ribbons with it n Baylor can sport a ball cap. My g-baby will be adorable either way! :-D
from: Grandmother LaLee (again)
8/24/2011 2:23:35 PM
Samantha!! Such Exciting news for you both... I enjoyed the website and I know you'll rock out the motherhood thing. Congratulations! I hope to run into you soon!
from: Trish Woodrum-Graves
8/24/2011 9:26:39 AM
One of God's greatest miracles is the gift of life. Sang, read and talk to your baby. You will be a great mother and remember God does everything well. I love you and can't wait to meet Bilal.
from: Paula Hardin
8/22/2011 2:06:44 PM
Congrats on your impending bundle of joy!
from: Gretchen
8/22/2011 8:14:57 AM
Congrats!!!! I am so happy for you both!!!!! It is an amazing journey!!!!!! I know you will be great parents........ :)
from: Leslie. Devore
8/22/2011 8:13:30 AM
Congrats, I know yall going to be great parents. I just hope for the best for you all
from: Nutt
8/21/2011 5:45:20 PM
I am so happy that gran told me about the site so i can keep up on your progress. i definitely like lalee for grandmama. Try and shoot for the 18th so cuzzin cori can have a bday companion..; ) and samantha- i love you so much and am so proud of you. It takes bravery and courage to bring a child into the world, and i am completely confident that you and bilal will be the best, hippest, most honest parents a child could have. Let me kno if/when u need help with any shopping, planning, or errand running. your crazy cousin, cori.
from: Cori B.
8/21/2011 2:13:59 PM
FYI, LaLee is another Grandmother name I'm trying out. So what do U think? LaLee or Gamby or Gramy? LOL
from: LaDonna Lee (LaLee)
8/21/2011 12:56:33 PM
My Precious Child, how I wish we were together at this time. There's nothing wrong with crying. Cry all U want. Just call me when U do so I can cry with U, LOL! I love The name "Baylor". I immediately thought of Bilal when I saw it. My Grandchild will be someone special so give it a very special name. I love n miss U so much.
from: LaDonna Lee (LaLee)
8/21/2011 12:52:37 PM
Hey guys, congratulations!! Truly a gift from God, be blessed!! Love the names!!

Love Ya!!
from: Tammy Washington
8/18/2011 7:32:35 PM
I am crying right now because I wish I was there to share this with you and help you through all the confusion and disbelief. It won't really be real until you have our BABY!!! I am so excited for you and B. When I got thios link I was thinking this is SOOOOO SamPat. Stay strong and eat good. Lots of fruits and vegetables, and plenty of water. Love you so much and will see you soon!!!
from: Rhonda your favorite cousin and biggest fan
8/18/2011 4:13:45 PM
Love the name Bella!
from: Dana
8/17/2011 10:43:57 PM
Oh my goodness- I don't even know where to start. I keep thinking about how traumatic you thought the first visit to an obgyn was- I'm sure you are loving these. I'm so excited for you!! So glad you are happy!! We have to get together to talk- let me know when you are in the area. Love you and know you will be an awesome mom because you are an awesome person!!!
from: Terri M
8/17/2011 5:21:06 PM
So happy for you!! Much love!!
from: Joyce Smith
8/17/2011 2:41:13 PM
I'm so happy for you all. It truly is a blessing and you will soon see that that little blessing will be the best thing to ever come into your life. I promise you'll never love anything more than you love that baby. This site is amazing. Congratulations Sam, you all will be great parents. Love, Denise, Tee & Baby Titan
from: Denise Givens
8/16/2011 10:17:08 PM
congrats...Let me know if yall need a babysitter, I'll call grammyLee
from: byron moran
8/15/2011 10:27:38 AM
I'm so happy for you and Bilal. What a blessing. I hope Taylor/ Bella is born on January 19th thats my Bday. Congratultions!!!
from: Lesha
8/14/2011 10:19:00 PM
HEY U TWO.. I cant wait to see ur precious little one.....I wish u all the blessings in the world! I like the site Sam nice idea....luv u guys!
from: chalon Buchanan Brown
8/14/2011 1:53:54 PM
Sam, I love this website and just reading up on you makes me excited!! Congrats again ;))
from: Angell T
8/13/2011 3:17:53 PM
wow, I'm so excited!!!!! Wishing the both of you all the best. Can't wait for the shower(s)! Take care of urself and the little one(s)!!!
from: loren adams
8/12/2011 4:46:22 PM
Aww! I love it! Congrats! We are actually due a week and a half apart. I find out on the 23rd what I'm having!! I hope you have a smooth pregnancy! Can't wait to find out what you are having, LOVE the names too!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!
from: Jessica Martin
8/12/2011 12:14:36 PM
I love the names you have chosen. They sound so familiar.... :) You will be an excellent mother, teacher, spiritual guide and the example of true diva (ism)... It's got to be a girl, at least that's my prayer..

Take care of lil Taylor/Bella... Luv ya.. Resa
from: Teresa Tyler
8/11/2011 9:12:46 AM
Congrats Sam and Bilal. This is a super cute website and can't wait to see your little boy or girl. :-)
from: susan
8/10/2011 6:34:02 PM
Sam, this is so cool!! Congratulations to you both! May you have a smooth and lovely pregnancy!
from: Tiffany Perry Strunk
8/10/2011 9:48:02 AM
I am so loving the website!!! I am so super excited for you! Congratulations again!
from: Krystle Raglin
8/9/2011 11:53:11 PM
First of all, I LOVE this website. It is absolutely adorable! I wish I had done something like this with mine! Second of all, as I've already mentioned, I'm sooooo happy and excited for you!! The u/s pic with the "angel watching over" is... there are no words. Amazing. And how awesome that Bilal has a Grandfather who just turned 100! So precious. I can't wait to hear if you're having Bella or Taylor... my guess is Taylor :) Love you and make sure you take care of YOU first and foremost!!
from: Brittani Ford
8/9/2011 10:43:17 PM
I'm so glad you chose to do a website! It's like having a diary that we all can enjoy, but it's therapeutic for you too! I just love it, love it! Plus, we have something to look back on when the rest of your crew is blessed with a bundle of joy. :-) Can't wait for Baby Bella or Taylor! I'm already on the Bel Amour website like it's my job! lol 1 thing's for sure and 2 things are for certain, this baby will be the sharpest and best styled kid on the block! :-) Love ya'll and I'll be stopping through frequently...to your house/this website! lol Holla!!!
from: Sheck
8/9/2011 10:29:18 PM
It's a beautiful situation Sam and I send you and Bilal my unyielding thoughts and prayers for your new family! Love you always.
from: John L.
8/9/2011 9:47:24 PM
I can not wait to meet my Great Great Niece oe Nephew. Hope I get to baby sit
from: Kimberly Coffey
8/9/2011 9:29:50 PM
Congrats!! I am so happy for you all!! Looking forward to more posts!!
from: Pauline
8/9/2011 6:52:36 PM
Love this!!! Congratulations to both of you on this blessing. Those are some precious baby pics you put on here! I'm so glad you created this so that we can all follow your progress- I've been thinking about you a lot lately & I'm glad things are going well so far. Sending prayers your way for a smooth pregnancy & healthy delivery. Looking forward to hopefully catching up with you sometime soon!
from: Lindsey
8/9/2011 6:17:25 PM
I am so ridiculously excited!!! Love you much!!!!
from: Shawna Taylor
8/9/2011 4:45:37 PM
Their is the love that we have for our family, friends and lovers. But no love is greater than a mothers love for her child.;)
from: Latoya Porter
8/9/2011 3:00:56 PM
Samantha and Daddy:-), I am so happy for you. You have no idea how much joy a new baby will bring. You are in my continued prayers. Can't wait to meet the bundle of joy! Love you!!!
from: Kristen Wilson
8/9/2011 2:48:52 PM
I am soooo happy for us all.
from: Abeni El-Amin
8/9/2011 2:00:05 PM
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW! what a pleasant surprise!

you know i'm not one for putting on the pressure, but sounds like we can go full throttle in baby planning mode!!!

special delivery from aunt shannon and uncle justin on the way :-)
and i will try not to give you a hard time about not having an earlier vote in the baby naming process, i mean yall are the parents, so i'll let you slide this time!
love yall - congrats!!!
from: shansimp
8/9/2011 1:55:38 PM
I have always loved seeing my friends pregnant. Everytime I see you, I just smile. I get this cheesy grin on my face because you are a soon-to-be mommy and I cannot wait til you are all belly!! :) You have been such a great friend and will be an awesome mother to this child, you just wait and see!!
from: Misty Hankin
8/9/2011 1:47:59 PM
OMG! Now I am even more excited than before.....
from: Micci
8/9/2011 1:40:14 PM
So excited to come home to see "my child". Samantha, I miss U so much. I love those pictures of U. See you soon :D
from: LaDonna Lee Johnson
8/5/2011 7:34:33 AM
As one of the Future Grandmothers of this Precious gift from God, I am extremely excited. Words cannot express how overjoyed I am. Congratulations to you both.
from: LaDonna Lee Johnson (Gamby)
7/7/2011 8:21:18 AM