Meet Matthew

Matthew is the newest addition to our family, having just recently arrived in the world.


He has long toes, soft skin, and a deep enjoyment of warm blankets.

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  1. Awww, what a cutie! Congratulations, Sarah and Trent!

  2. trish says:

    Congratulations! Best wishes to your growing family!

  3. Misc Jenn says:

    Congrats to you and yours!

    He’s a cutie!

  4. ~Kristina says:

    Welcome to this wonderful world, Mr. Matthew.

  5. Dorothea says:

    He looks very cute and comfortable. Hope you guys are doing okay too.
    Congratulations :)

  6. Luci says:

    Congratulations to you and your family!! =) He’s absolutely precious

  7. Katie says:

    Congrats!! He’s perfect!

  8. Congratulations, Trent!!! He’s absolutely adorable — but I’m sure I didn’t need to tell you that. ;)

  9. Kat says:

    Congrats!!! He is so sweet looking!

  10. Rita Schaffer says:

    Congratulations! He is a very handsome baby. Best of luck to all of you.

  11. Kelly K says:

    Congrats to you Trent and Sarah! He’s beautiful! Soo happy for you both!

  12. John says:

    Congratulations! Enjoy some time off with him. They are only this tiny for so long. :)

  13. jgonzales says:


  14. BonzoGal says:

    Mazel Tov!!!

  15. Aleriel says:

    Congratulations. :)

  16. Rocky says:

    Congrats Trent.

  17. Lisa says:

    Many congratulations! He’s so cute!

  18. Gumnos says:

    Put some glasses on him and he looks just like Daddy. Congrats! :)

  19. Maureen says:

    Awwww, Congratulations!!!!

  20. Sarah says:

    Oh my goodness, he is adorable!! Congratulations to you and your family.

  21. Sarah says:


  22. T'Pol says:

    Congratulations to you and your family Trent! He is a handsome guy:)
    Güle güle büyütün! (A Turkish saying which may be translated as: “Raise him happily!”)

  23. Meg says:

    What a precious little one! Congratulations!!

  24. Congratualtions. Enjoy the newest edition to your family.

  25. ClaireTN says:

    He’s beautiful! Congratulations!

  26. mollyh says:

    Fantastic! He is darling – congratulations :)

  27. nigel says:


  28. Ruth says:

    He’s a doll! Congrats.

  29. guinness416 says:

    Good looking kid! Congratulations.

  30. Arthi says:

    Congratulations :-)

  31. Michelle says:

    Congratulations Trent! He is absolutely adorable! Hope Mommy and Baby Matthew are both doing well!

  32. Koujex says:

    Congratulations…. I read a lot of your stuff, never posted but this one deserves it. I wish you all the best in the future.

  33. Lauralli64 says:

    Welcome to the world, baby Matthew. May you find as much joy here as you’re already giving! Congratulations Hamm family!

  34. Funmi says:

    Trent and Family,

    I am soooo excited for you.

    Congratulations on the safe arrival of your new baby boy.

    Olorun a wo o! Amen

  35. Kelly says:


  36. FMF says:

    Congrats to your entire family!!!!!

  37. Todd says:


  38. Congratulations Trent. Great addition to the family!

  39. kew says:


  40. Peter says:

    Congratulations! We’re getting our own addition in 2 short months.. Can’t wait!

  41. Audrey says:

    baby! CONGRATS!!!

  42. Julie says:

    Congratulations! Now go get him another warm blankie! Chop chop, Dad!

  43. Kristen says:

    How cute! Congratulations!

  44. Kathy says:

    Congratulations! New babies are always something to smile about. :)

  45. Kat says:

    I’m glad to know your waiting is over. Congratulations!

  46. Nicole says:

    Awwww! How adorable! CONGRATULATIONS!

  47. Bill says:

    Congratulations! Watch out he’s already complained 3 times on the comments section of the simple dollar!

  48. Sue F says:

    What a cutie!

  49. Christa says:


  50. Bill says:


  51. Kacie says:

    Congratulations! Enjoy!

  52. Emily says:

    Congratulations he is a beautiful baby!

  53. Mrs. Money says:

    CONGRATS! He looks like you! :) How sweet.

  54. Larabara says:

    Awwwwwwwwwww, how CUTE!!!! Congrats, Trent!

  55. Katie says:

    He is wonderful! I love the little roll of chub beneath his chin! Congratulations.

  56. Kevin says:

    Wow – great photo of a REALLY cute baby. Congrats!

  57. Stefanie says:

    He’s beautiful!! Congratulations!!

  58. jbd says:

    He’s a handsome boy! All the best to you all.

  59. David says:

    God bless you all, parents and boy!
    Best regards,

  60. todo es bien says:

    Fabulous! Blessings on Matthew and all of the family. Relax, we will be here when you get back.

  61. Michelle68 says:

    Congratulations, Trent. He’s beautiful!

  62. Meghan says:

    Congratulations to you and your growing family!!

  63. Teresa says:

    He is absolutely beautiful. Congrats!!!!!

  64. Troy says:


  65. Lisa says:

    Congratulations! Those cheeks are too cute! I hope Sarah is doing well.

  66. Missyintx says:

    He is a beauty. Congratulations.

  67. Candi says:

    Many kudos and congratulations!

  68. Patty says:

    aww congratulations!

  69. Joyful says:

    He is very cute. Congratulations.

  70. ChrisD says:

    Congratulations. Matthew is adorable.

  71. Kai says:

    My goodness, he’s huge for a newborn.
    Congratulations, and good luck with the hard days.

  72. Tara says:

    What a big boy! Congratulations!

  73. susan says:

    Congratulations Mom and Dad! He’s so cute. Heart-warming description.

  74. Brenda W. says:

    Such a gift and a blessing!! Congratulations, to both you and Sarah!

  75. Helen says:

    Your last post asked “What does it mean to be rich?” and this post answered the question! Congratulations!

  76. Brendan says:

    Very cute!

  77. Kate says:

    Congrats! What a beautiful baby!

  78. Lucas says:


  79. Cassandra says:


  80. SMG says:

    Congratulations to you and Sarah!! He is so cute!!

  81. CK says:

    What a cutie! Congratulations!

  82. anna says:

    Congratulations. He looks content with his blanket.

  83. kelsey says:


  84. Aimee says:

    Congrats!!! So happy for your family!

  85. mary m says:

    Well done, sir!

  86. Vixie says:

    I’ve never commented but have being a reader for a long time.

    Congratulations to you and your wife! =)

  87. Amit says:

    Congrets Trent. I am one of those reader but not commenter kind of person but could not help congratulating after seeing the baby. Really Cute

  88. Michelle says:

    He’s just adorable! Don’t worry about maintaining your excellent posting schedule for the next little while, you’ve got more important things to attend to now – I mean, just look at those cheeks! Your content is strong enough that I for one will keep coming back even if you miss the odd day in favour of snuggling with your new little boy! Congratulations!

  89. Valerie says:

    Bravo to your wife on a job well done. Wishing Matthew live a long and prosperous life.

  90. friend says:

    Gordon Lightfoot lyrics for someone born on the last day of April! (You are probably too young to know this song, but listen if you have a chance):

    “As fine as fine can be”

    You’re as soft as the rose
    You’re as sweet as the honey
    You’re as warm as the bright morning sun
    Your’e as cool as the breeze on the last day of April…
    You’re as fine as fine can be.

    Congratulations, Trent.

  91. Rachel says:

    He’s gorgeous. Congrats to both of you.

  92. Maureen says:

    Congrats to you and your family. May you have much health and happiness!

  93. Christina says:

    Congratulations! He’s beautiful!

  94. Jojo says:

    Hi Matthew. Nice to finally meet you. Take care of Mommy and Daddy now.

  95. JudyNewJersey says:

    God Bless! All the best to all of you!

  96. Imogene says:

    Beautiful, beautiful baby! Aren’t babies a miracle? Best wishes to you and your wife.

  97. Aida says:

    Congratulations!! Take care of the mother…

  98. cynthia says:

    Matthew is a beautiful name for a very beautiful baby. Congratulations!!!

  99. Squawkfox says:

    Congratulations Trent! He’s beautiful!

  100. Former welfare child says:

    Congrats. God bless Matthew.

  101. kristine says:

    YAY!!! I wish you all health and happiness, and mommy a restful recovery.

  102. DiscoApu says:

    Congratulations to your newest addition to the family.

  103. LizzieT says:

    Had to de-lurk to wish you and your family congratulations on the addition of beautiful Matthew. He looks so huggable!

  104. Jamie says:

    Congrats to both of you, and God bless your family

  105. Jenzer says:

    Joy multiplied! Congratulations to you all!

  106. BB says:

    Congratulations! He’s precious.

  107. Kimberly says:

    What a darling baby boy! Congrats to you, Sarah and the rest of the family :)

  108. Ravi says:

    Congratulations! God bless!

  109. Barry says:

    AWESOME!best of luck I hope he grows up happy and rechargable batteries everything he gets for the next few years will need batteries!

  110. K. Bunthoff says:

    Yahoo!!! What joy! Hope you enjoy getting acquainted.

  111. Oh my goodness wonderful!!!! I can’t wait to meet my own little man and I’m so excited to see your buddy came so healthy and beautiful.

    Congratulations on becoming a dad again:)

  112. bunny says:


  113. maryann says:

    He’s beautiful, congratulations.

  114. Kat says:

    congrats! he’s so cute!

  115. Srini says:

    Congratulations !!!

  116. lurker carl says:


  117. c says:


  118. Shevy says:

    Mazal Tov, Mazal Tov! Enjoy!

  119. karishma says:

    Aww.. he’s beautiful! Welcome to the world Matthew; may your life be filled with blessings, joy and peace.
    Congratulations Trent and Sarah! enjoy your little one.

  120. Jackie says:

    Welcome to the world, baby Matthew! Congratulations, family!

  121. Trina says:

    Congratulations! He’s beautiful!

  122. philo says:

    Congratulations to your wife and you on the birth of your beautiful son.

  123. J. O. says:

    Warm wishes for much happiness for you, your wife, and your older son and daughter!

  124. Stacey says:


  125. Hope D says:

    Congratulations!! He is adorable.

  126. J. O. says:

    In my previous post: “Warm wishes for much happiness for you, your wife, and your older son and daughter!”, of course I meant to include new little Matthew as well!

  127. Michele says:

    Welcome Baby Matthew! Congrats Trent to you and your family! What a joy and blessing! Make sure to give Mommy some perfume or sexy lingerie so she knows you appreciate her efforts:)

  128. Nicole H. says:

    Congratulations! What a precious face!

  129. Evangeline says:

    Blessed is the day when a baby arrives.

  130. Brittany says:

    *estrogen overload*


  131. kamilaji says:

    Congratulations! I think this is one of your best posts :)

  132. pretty mac says:

    He is a very handsome little guy! congratulations to you and sarah!

  133. jen says:

    Congrats! May he have a long, healthy life, filled with contentment! Hope your wife is getting her rest!

  134. Rohini says:

    Congratulations Trent, he is a cutie…!

  135. -hilde says:

    Gratulerer med det nye familiemedlemmet!
    (congratulations on the new family member)
    All the best to baby Matthew, you, and the rest of your family!

  136. Patrick says:

    Congratulations on your blessing! Take time to bond and enjoy.

  137. Sarah says:

    Congratulations! Going overdue totally sucks but once your baby arrives it doesn’t seem to matter. Enjoy!

  138. Jules says:

    Yay! Congratulations!

    He’s so cute! I want one :-D

  139. Laura in Seattle says:

    Congratulations Trent! He is adorable. Hope Sarah is doing all right too. :-)

  140. Kara White says:

    Well, this is the answer to the last post. You’re living richly right now. Holding a newborn is holding infinite possibilities in your hands.

    Blessings to your family.

  141. Mayank says:


  142. Bird Dog says:

    Congratulations Trent! I wish nothing but the best for you and your family.

  143. Linda says:

    Congrats! He is really cute!!

  144. Leo says:

    How sweet!!!!! Congratulations! All good to you, wife and kids!

  145. DB says:

    Greetings World Citizen !

    You’ve got your work cut out now ,Trent,
    Congrats !

  146. Peggy says:

    Congratulations! What a beautiful baby. As Kara (#79) says, this is your true wealth…nothing can top your family.

  147. Elly says:

    Congratulations! And Welcome Matthew.

  148. Dean Voelker says:

    CONGRATULATIONS!! What a cutie!

  149. Rebeka says:

    Congrats! He is super cute!!!

  150. Linnie says:

    Uh-oh, now you’re outnumbered! Congratulations and great job, Sarah!

  151. Cheryl says:

    He’s absolutely perfect, congratulations! So happy for you!

  152. Congrats, Trent! I agree with Mrs. Money….I think he looks like you. :)

  153. Sara says:


  154. Maggie says:

    How wonderful!
    He is beautiful!
    Congrats to you and your wife. I hope she is resting :)
    Also-congrats to your son and daughter for being big brother and sister.
    What a lovely e-mail to start my day with!!

  155. Heather says:

    Ahhhh…the “richness” of a newborn baby. May you enjoy every single moment.

  156. Dawn Hancock says:

    Well worth the wait :-) We also have a son named Matthew. Matthew means “gift of God” May you and your wife be blessed and bless others as well through your gift of God.

  157. Patti says:

    Congratulations! What a beautiful baby!!

  158. Lois Gibbs says:

    Beautiful. Just beautiful.

  159. Virginia says:

    That is one beautiful baby! Congratulations. :)

  160. Melissa says:

    Congratulations to you and your family. Matthew is a handsome little guy. Enjoy these precious times…

  161. Jenny says:

    Congrats! He is adorable. :)

  162. Graciela says:

    Felicitaciones. God bless him.

  163. Sandra says:

    Congrats ! He’s beautiful !

  164. Liz says:

    Congratulations and Best Wishes!

  165. Man says:

    Congratulations to you and your wife.
    Have a good time and enjoy your new luck.

  166. Mindy says:

    What a PRECIOUS CUTIE!! :) Congratulations! Mazel Tov! And blessings for great health and lots of LOVE! :)

  167. Anna is now Raven says:

    Congratulations and happiness to all. Matthew looks like his older brother and sister.

  168. piya says:

    Congrats, he is super cute

  169. Kate E. says:

    Yay!! Congratulations!!

  170. Yankeegal says:

    There is nothing more beautiful than a new little baby! Congratulations to your family!!

  171. PZ says:

    Congratulations to you and to your family! He is a very handsome boy.

  172. Ruth says:

    Congratulations and God Bless! Enjoy your family!

  173. MrzFitz says:

    Wow – handsome fellow! Hope MOM is doing great too, we are so happy for you and your family.

  174. kelly says:


  175. Kathy says:


  176. Katia says:

    Awww…how precious! Congratulations to the whole family!!

  177. Christa says:

    What a sweetie! Congrats!

  178. Donna says:

    Congratulations to you both!

  179. Elizabeth says:

    Wonderful! Enjoy these early, fleeting days!

  180. Kathy says:

    Congratulations to the whole family!

  181. Lara says:

    What a dumplings! Congratulations.

  182. April says:

    I read your site through Google Reader, but had to come straight here to say congratulations!

  183. lvngwell says:

    Congratulations! He is adorable! Blessings!!

  184. Donna says:

    What a beautiful baby, so sweet and cute! How blessed your life is now. Enjoy every minute of this gift from God above. This makes me even more eager for our fourth grandchild, a boy, due May 23. More blessings for me too. God bless you and your family. :-)

  185. Charles says:

    Congratulations! Great looking fellow.

  186. Jean Ann Bongiovanni says:

    Congratulations on your little blessing! May your family be blessed!!!

  187. Diane says:

    So sweet! All the best to your newly expanded family, Trent!

  188. Dee says:

    Congratulations. job well done.

  189. af says:

    Such a beautiful baby. Congratulations and I know you are proud………af

  190. cheryl says:

    Congrats!!! He looks so sweet- My youngest is a Matthew too, only he’s 8 now. Great Kid- Great Name!

    Glad everyone is healthy and God Bless this new life-

  191. Camille says:

    Congrats! He is a cutie. :)

  192. Mary says:

    Oh he’s absolutely beautiful…been watching every day for word & I’m sure you & your wife are glad the late arrival finally arrived! Congratulations.

  193. AngelSong says:

    He is so precious. Well worth waiting for! Congratulations!

  194. Peggy T says:

    He’s gorgeous! Congratulations to all!!!!

  195. Kittie says:

    May God continue to bless your family and give you the wisdom it will require. Matthew is a perfect name for this little man and I know you are overjoyed that he is finally here. Best wishes to your wife, Sarah, and may she have a speedy recovery.

  196. jane says:

    You are truly a rich man. God bless you all.

  197. elderly librarian says:

    Beautiful baby. Congratulations to you all

  198. socalgal says:

    Wow! What a beautiful little miracle.

  199. Mrs. Whatsit says:

    What a sweetheart! Congratulations! Enjoy him! :)

  200. Sarah says:

    What a beautiful baby! Congratulations to your family!

  201. Laura says:

    Heartfelt congratulations!

  202. Mary1day says:

    Congratulations to both of you.Boy’s are so much fun to raise. I have the only boy’s on either side of the family and love it.

  203. Leah says:

    awesome! congrats, and thanks for sharing.

  204. Joan says:

    Great job Mrs. Hamm, congratulations to your family. Matthew is so beautiful. Thanks Trent for sharing a picture.

  205. Wendy says:

    Beautiful! Welcome to the world, Matthew!!

  206. Louise says:

    WOW, what a gorgeous baby! Congratulations!

  207. Ana says:

    Congratulations Trent! What a cutie!

  208. sandy says:

    Congratulations and best wishes. He is beautiful, or should I say handsome? How are his brother and sister responding to the new family member? Give your wife my best.

  209. KellyD says:

    Congratulations!! What a beautiful child! Blessings to your family.

  210. Erin says:

    YAY! Congratulations Simple Dollar Family! He’s gorgeous and I love the name!

  211. Connie says:

    Congratulations.What a sweetie!

  212. John says:


  213. Claudia says:

    Congratulations! He’s beautiful. Wish I could come over and cuddle him!

  214. Jeff says:

    Best wishes for a healthy, happy and personally satisfying life for all of your family!

  215. teresa says:

    sooo adorable! too cute. congratulations!

  216. Sari Lynn says:

    Mazel tov to you, Sarah, Joe & Katie!! And welcome to Matthew!

  217. Nicole says:


  218. katie says:

    Congratulations! He is adorable.

  219. Renee, spear401 says:

    So cute! Good job all!

  220. Robin W. says:

    What a precious gift! He’s perfect! Best wishes to all of you! {Those cheeks:)!!!!! }

  221. Susan says:

    Trent and Family,
    Blessings on your new addition!! He is beautiful!! of course, in a few years he will certainly deny ever being a beautiful babe!

  222. Amateur says:


  223. Lexi says:

    Congrats! This is wonderful! I’m glad he’s finally arrived!


  224. Nalani says:

    Congratulations to all of you. He is so beautiful, our 5 year old son agrees too!

  225. Becky says:

    Congratulations! He’s a good looking baby!

  226. BFlo says:

    Congratulations! Now you have gone and done it, more babies than hands. You have to switch from man-to-man to zone defense! Good luck! :)

  227. Matthew says:

    Congratulations, Trent!

    Props for naming your boy Matthew!

  228. Glmwpg says:


  229. Joan says:

    Wow – how gorgeous can you get!!!

  230. Fran says:

    Congratulations and best wishes to all of you, Trent. He is BEAUTIFUL! Enjoy getting to know this precious little gift who has come to join your family!

  231. princess_peas says:

    He is so beautiful!! Hope you all adjust well to him. Congratulations.

  232. Marquita Martin says:

    Congratulations! I know you are glad the wait is over. He is beautiful!

  233. Prasanth says:

    Congrats Trent. Here is wishing Mathew a happy, fun-filled, fulfilling contented life !!

  234. Meika says:

    Congratulations, Trent and Sarah, and welcome, baby Matthew! What a beautiful child. May all the blessings of the Lord be his.

  235. Pranav says:

    Congrats to you and your family. He is adorable. GOD bless you and your family.

  236. Tall Bill says:

    Well Done!! & Congratulations from my son Matthew born some years ago on St. Pattys, now over 6′.. Have a Great Fun Time from all of us to your Family as well Trent & Sarah!!!!

  237. Natalie says:

    Congratulations to all three of you! Lucky family, lucky Matthew!

  238. Paula P. says:

    Congratulations! He’s a cuite. Enjoy!!

  239. Leigh says:

    Congratulations! He is beautiful!

  240. Annie Binns says:

    Congratulations!! He is beautiful and I am so happy for your family!!

  241. Kristine says:

    He is perfect, congratulations!

  242. Deb says:

    What an astonishingly beautiful child!

    Welcome to the world, Matthew!

    Congrats Sarah and Trent!

  243. AlizaG says:

    Excellent post Trent – keep up the good work!! ;-)

  244. Congratulations!

    Wishing him a long and healthy life!

  245. Erin says:

    Oh my! I’m so happy for you and your family — Matthew is lovely! Have a wonderful time getting to know him.

  246. lynne says:

    Congratulations on the birth of your son.

  247. Jen says:

    Congratulations! :-D

  248. Kris says:

    He is beautiful. You are a lucky man!

  249. Rachel S says:

    Congrats Trent – He’s gorgeous!

  250. Ashley says:

    He looks wonderful!

  251. Kathy says:

    He looks beautiful and sweet and most of all comfortable and content! Congrats!

  252. Christina says:

    Congratulations to you and your family! Enjoy that new-baby smell, and nuzzle his soft baby head for me :)

  253. Becky says:

    Congratulations to your whole family! He’s beautiful!

  254. Mitch says:

    Congratulations to you and your family! What a beautiful baby ! I am a father of 6 myself. Ages from 21 to 1 and its awsome!

  255. Elaine says:

    AHHHH! He is what being rich is about!

  256. Congratulations! What a beautiful baby boy.

  257. PF says:

    He’s beautiful. We just had our last child 7 months ago. It sure goes fast. Congratulations to all of you.

  258. Dawn says:

    Congrats! Beautiful little boy!

  259. Marie says:

    Congratulations! What a beautiful baby! Thanks for sharing the news, Trent. Best wishes to your family.

  260. Two newfs says:

    What a handsome new miracle – thank you for this lovely picture. And Best wishes to you all.

  261. Flybabymom says:

    What a beautiful baby! All the best…

  262. Katie says:

    Congratulations to you and your family! He’s a cutie. Matthew is one of my favorite names. :-)

  263. Cristiano says:

    Bravissimo !!!

  264. Marcia says:


  265. Skeemer118 says:

    Warmest blessings of health & joy to Matthew. Congrats!

  266. Sam says:

    Blessings on your newest family edition! And, thanks for sharing him with all of your fans. :)

  267. Heather says:

    Congratuatlation! I am so excited for you and your family. He is just precious! Enjoy!

  268. Sam in Ne says:

    Congrats & thank you for sharing :)

  269. Ro says:

    Congrats Trent, Sarah, Joe, and Katie! Welcome to the world, Matthew!! Gorgeous name for a gorgeous little fellow!

  270. Stephanie says:

    He’s so precious! Congratulations! =)

  271. Ben says:


  272. Nick says:


  273. Awesome, congrats!

  274. Karen says:

    Add me to the long list of well wishers! He is adorable.

  275. Hello Matthew, welcome to the world!

  276. Elisabeth says:

    He is so cute. Congratulations.

  277. luvleftovers says:

    Awwwww, what a widdle cutey-wootie-pie! Congrat! Give all the kids a hug and please send my well wishes to your wife.

  278. Stella says:

    Congrats–he looks adorable!

  279. Erin says:

    He’s absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations to you and your family.

  280. Leah says:

    Congrats! Our little girl was born on April 22, so we’re right there in the newborn trenches with ya. Hang in there! We’ll make it!

  281. Catherine says:

    Congrats!! What fun you’re all going to have!

  282. Georgia says:

    You have been richly blessed with 3 kids who are looking to you to help them grow up healthy and happy. Tell Sara another Mom wishes her well and a quick recovery.

  283. Carol Cripps says:

    He’s wonderful. May his life be long and happy, filled with love and laughter. Congratulations, Sarah and Trent. Much joy to all your family.

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