Jewel and Ty Murray are now officially parents--the singer/songwriter and her rodeo-star husband welcomed their little buckaroo, a boy named Kase Townes, into the world on Monday evening.
Kase was born at 7 p.m. in Texas, and weighed in at 7 pounds 6 ounces. "We are overcome with happiness," Jewel stated in a post on her official website. "It really is as great as everyone told us it would be--better even!"
Jewel and Murray, who dated for a decade before marrying in 2008, encountered difficulty conceiving their child. It took a couple years of trying--and slowing life down a bit, according to the singer--before the couple were successful.
Jewel, who kept busy during most of her pregnancy hosting the Bravo series Platinum Hit (as well as penning an album of children's music, which is slated to be released in August), recently told Fit Pregnancy that she isn't sure if she'll return to work after giving birth. "I just want to give myself time to adjust," she noted; adding that any decision she makes "will be just fine."
Congratulations to the new parents! Can't wait to see pics of baby Kase. Be sure to leave your best parenting advice for Jewel and Ty here!
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