05/01/2012 05:17 pm ET

Jessica Simpson & 5 Life Lessons She Can Teach Baby Maxwell

On Tuesday (May 1), Jessica Simpson and her fiancé, Eric Johnson, welcomed their first child to the world: a nine-pound baby girl named Maxwell Drew Johnson.

"We are so grateful for all the love, support and prayers we have received. This has been the greatest experience of our lives!" the couple wrote on Simpson's official site. And while we're really happy for them, we do hope they know that their real work begins now: Parenting, it would seem, is pretty tough (who knew?).

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