By peoplestaff225
Updated October 20, 2006 03:55 PM
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It’s a boy and a girl for singer Melissa Etheridge and her wife Tammy!

According to Melissa’s website, Tammy gave birth to their son Miller Steven and their daughter Johnnie Rose on Tuesday, October 17th. Tammy and the twins are reported to be doing excellent. Tammy wrote a poem, which she posted on her blog. It reads:

Johnnie Rose and Miller Steven
are
home

healthy
perfect
beautiful
and
all that is joy.

Peace.

The couple also released the following statement:

"The creation of life brings about immeasurable love, and pours hope into the future… The joy will help carry us through our upcoming sleepless nights."

Melissa and Tammy have been together for over five years and held a commitment ceremony in September 2003. Melissa has two children (Bailey, 9, and Beckett, 7) from a previous relationship with Julie Cypher. The twins were conceived using an anonymous donor.

Thanks to CBB readers Brooke, Shannon, Vanessa and Amanda.