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“I keep staring at him,” Lauren Conrad says of her son William "Liam" Tell, born on July 5 (dad is her husband of three years, William Tell). “His little face is so cute. I keep telling him, ‘No one will ever love you like I do!’ ”
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“He’s sort of a combo of both of us,” says Conrad of her son. “He definitely looks like William, but he’s still so tiny it’s hard to tell!”
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Conrad hand-stitched the birth announcement that she posted on her Web site, laurenconrad.com.
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"I just remember thinking he was so cute," Conrad says of meeting her son for the first time post-delivery. "And I was surprised by how tiny he was. I was convinced I was having a giant baby, to the point where I didn’t even buy newborn clothes. In my head he was 9 lbs., and I thought that’s why delivery hurt so much!"
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"I had no baby experience. I had never held a newborn, and I just changed my first diaper the other day," she says of transitioning into motherhood. "But I figured it out quickly. The idea of it is so much scarier than the reality."
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Conrad wove this personalized wall hanging on a loom for her son’s “neutral and calm” nursery. “We’ll pick a theme for the room once we know what he likes,” she says.
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"I always hoped I would have a boy. I was a tomboy, and I always play best with boys. When we found out, I was so excited," Conrad shares of finding out the baby's sex before he was born.
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“I got really into knitting while I was pregnant,” says Conrad.
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“I grew up on the sand, so I’m excited to take him to the beach,” says Conrad. “I think William and I will each teach him different things. And we get to do all the fun kid things again! It’s so nice. There is so much to look forward to.”
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Lauren had a little lamb! On Oct. 12, the former reality star took her 3-month-old on his first trip to the pumpkin patch.