If you watch the evening newscasts on ABC7 you may have noticed co-anchor Erik Elken has been M.I.A.

No, he hasn’t left the El Paso airwaves --- at least, not for good. The now two-time dad is on paternity leave and will be away from the anchor desk “for a little while.”

Erik and his wife, Megan, welcomed Jack Erik Elken into the world August 12. “He joined us at 8:06 p.m. and Mommy was a Rockstar!” the proud papa announced on social media.

“Thank you to everyone who has sent well wishes, cards, diapers/wipes, clothes, etc. Megan and I are so grateful for your kind words and gestures,” he wrote in a separate post accompanied by a photo of the newborn and older brother, Avery.

You can scroll through all the photos he's posted below. Just make sure you can handle all the cuteness.

Welcome to the world, Jack. And congratulations Megan and Erik on the birth of your sweet, adorable, pooping money vacuum. Um, I mean, bundle of joy.

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