babies

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] I [/dropcap] love babies. I love the newborn days . . . well, minus the sleep deprivation, which is feeling fully miserable right now. I love the sweetness of newborns; love watching them make smiles, sighs, grunts, and frowns while they sleep. I love the cuddles and the staring up…

Eden’s story

I was going to add a P.S. to this post, but I actually want to add a thought before anyone reads below - As I read back through what I wrote below, I realized that I under emphasized how much God did during my labor and delivery of Eden. He kept me from the operating…

adapting

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] S[/dropcap]o my husband wasn't impressed with my self photo skills . . . I apologize for the lack of quality photography on this site; it's just not in my skill set. And someday, I'll have to explain to Baby why we have very few pictures of her in Mommy's tummy…

to luxuriate in His goodness

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] M[/dropcap]y second born had a fabulous birthday yesterday. He is Mr. Easy Going, and he would have been happy with just his Captain America cake and a Bumblebee Transformer. Yet he also got "The Gruffalo" movie and a few books, and he was happy, happy. I was completely happy to…

maternity fashion, third trimester, getting ready for baby, & a book recommendation

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] B[/dropcap]aby's approximate due date is 12 weeks from tomorrow!! Sheesh louise and holey moley, where did time go? And why do none of my maternity clothes fit anymore?! We've started the twice monthly midwife check-ups. We've got every kind of blood, glucose, whatever lab work stuff scheduled for next week.…

HE is

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] I [/dropcap] just have to say that I am so glad that this is to be my last pregnancy . . . granted, according to MY planning, it's our last. This has been a hard one, and I haven't had any easy pregnancies. So that says a lot. I'm already…

our beautiful girl

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] I [/dropcap] think we're still in shock that we're having a GIRL! Mark and I find ourselves catching ourselves as we say "she" as it doesn't totally feel real. We've had this girl named for 6 years . . . talk about expected. We have definitely been expecting her. And…

choosing our thoughts

[dropcap style="font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;"] Y[/dropcap]esterday, as my boys napped, I tried to nap as well, yet found myself overwhelmed with thoughts of baby girl. So I decided to use that time to study the Word, get my thoughts in order, and get into the flow of peace. And I read several scriptures, but there…