Stephen Barker Liles is probably “Dancing in Circles” — he’s a dad again!
Born in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday, June 8, at 2:13 p.m., she weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz. and measured 20 inches long.
“Everything went smoothly and our doctor was amazing,” Liles, 33, tells PEOPLE. “We feel so blessed and excited to start this next chapter. I admire my wife so much. She is such an amazing mom! I’m a lucky man.”
Little Rayni rounds out the family alongside big brother Jett Barker, 3½, whom the new dad says is “so excited” and has already started taking his big brother role seriously.
“He brought Rayni a new little lamb stuffed animal and she gave him a new hockey helmet! He didn’t want to let anyone else hold her,” Liles says.
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My name is #RayniBellLiles I was born yesterday in #nashvilleTn 8lbs 8oz. & 20 in. Tall! It was 73degrees when I came out looking to the sky! My parents are awesome @jennaliles & @stephenbarkerliles & my big brother @jettbarkerliles is my hero! I can't wait to hang out in this beautiful world and make so many memories and friends !
The family announced their addition on the way right after Christmas, sharing a series of family photos in front of their festively decorated tree.
“So excited to have a new baby !!! @jettbarkerliles is gonna be a great big brother !” Liles captioned a photo collage of himself, Jenna and Jett. In one snap, the family is posing among a variety of balloons — some pink, and one larger one that reads, “GIRL.”
Also on Instagram, the then-mom-to-be shared a video of the family revealing the baby’s sex. In it, Jett and his parents rip open a beautifully wrapped package, and out floats the balloon emblazoned with the word, “GIRL.”
I still Can't believe my heart is going to be even more full than it is now in almost 6weeks! I already have all I've ever wanted but then the Lord knew something was missing ; ) so I am honored to get to be a dad again to my lil baby girl. Shoot! I have the easy job. Momma is the one doing all the hard work. God is good – I'm so blessed
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Added the “Whiskey on My Breath” singer of his son’s birth at the time, “Jenna and I are so thrilled to be parents. It’s the best thing that has happened to us. We can’t wait to take him home and for the whole world to meet him!”
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- With reporting by SARAH MICHAUD