Joanna Gaines just summed up life with a newborn

Newborns can be tricky when it comes to sleep. Rather than just dozing off in their cute little bassinet, they need to be held, rocked and bounced. And that’s why parents everywhere nodded their heads in solidarity when Fixer Upper starJoanna Gaines shared an Instagram Story of herself and 19-day-old son Crew strolling through her family’s garden.

In the clip posted on Wednesday, July 11, Gaines, 40, is seen walking around the grounds of her Waco, Texas, farmhouse with Crew snoozing in her arms. The baby is wrapped in a green blanket and has a 100 percent BPA-free BIBS pacifier in his mouth. (The rubber soothers from Denmark also come in cool colors including blush, dark oak and rust.)

Joanna Gaines Life With A Newborn Baby
Joanna Gaines walking in her garden with her newborn baby.Courtesy Joanna Gaines/Instagram

Gaines captioned her video, “Walking with my boy in the garden.”

The Magnolia Table cookbook author and her husband, Chip Gaines, welcomed their fifth child on June 23. They are also parents of Emmie Kay, 8, Duke, 9, Ella, 11, and Drake, 13. 

Crew’s older siblings can’t get enough of him. Earlier this month, the former HGTV star shared pictures of her older kids taking turns snuggling the newest member of the family in a hammock.

Joanna and Chip, who wrapped their 5 season Fixer Upper run in April, announced Crew’s arrival via Twitter. “And then there were 5,” Chip tweeted at the time. “The Gaines crew is now 1 and stronger! 10 beautiful toes and 10 beautiful fingers all accounted for, and big momma is doing great! #blessedBeyondBelief.”

The couple celebrated their 15-year anniversary in May.

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They both attended Baylor University, but the two actually didn't meet in school! 

Jo's father owned tire shop and he saw a picture of her hanging behind the store counter. He convinced himself he was gonna marry Jo even before they had actually met.

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Jo was a communications major at Baylor University and she had dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist. 

Before getting her big break on "Fixer Upper," she actually appeared in commercials for her father's tire shop. Chip eventually used the commercial in a pick-up line when they first met ... and the rest is history!

As for Chip, he had other aspirations, like being a baseball player or politician. 

If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Chip stays loyal to his favorite clothing brands. In fact, he's worn the same style of jeans and boots since they got married in 2003 -- Gap 1969 standard-fit jeans and Ariat boots.

His ladylove, on the other hand, prefers Citizen low-rise skinny jeans and Frye boots. 

As you can probably tell from all their renovations on "Fixer Upper," Jo loves to decorate with pretty blooms and greenery. Her favorite flower? Pink antique roses.
Chip and Jo's Pinterest-perfect farmhouse sits on 40 acres of land, which is just big enough for their 60 animals to roam around in.
Jo knew the value of hard work even when she was very young. Her first job? At an all-you-can-eat buffet. To this day, she says still appreciates buffet lines, but her husband has different thoughts on the matter.

The couple's first fixer-upper home? Their very own abode that they started working on soon after their honeymoon. The 1,700-square-foot Victorian home they currently live in is the ninth home they've lived in and renovated together.

The name "Magnolia," which they named all their businesses after (Magnolia Homes, Magnolia Market, Magnolia Farms) holds a special meaning. When they first started dating, Chip would bring blooms from Magnolia trees to Jo.

The Gaines family doesn't own a television! They go over to a friend's house every week to watch their own "Fixer Upper" episodes or in their hotel room during trips.


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