As I write this, I am in the backseat of our minivan on the way home from our family’s 4th of July Summer vacation. For now, everyone is behaving. My heart is full, but I am unsure quite where to begin. Every patriotic holiday evokes emotion for us, but Independence Day is the happiest. It is … [Read more…]
Another four weeks have gone by since my last pregnancy bumpdate! I feel like it’s gone relatively quickly. We are now 35 weeks! Baby and I (and the other two as well) got to take a trip to the beach for a few days. The ocean wasn’t quite as cooperative as I would have like … [Read more…]
Beauty in the Mess ~ Edition 07.08.14
Finding God’s beauty in spite of our messy, everyday life. A lengthly post of pictures and updates from August and September 2013.
Pardon me for a moment while I make two posts in one day. And pardon me while I say a big PHEW!!! and exhale on this last day of May. Sheesh, May was a LONG month! Did anyone else feel this way? I felt like it just kept going and going and going. And my … [Read more…]
Yesterday was our 5th anniversary. Five years is a pretty big deal. We’ve been through a lot in those five years. We’ve spent two of those years apart. It’s been a long five years. But, as hard as they have been, they have been a good five years. I would like to commemorate this event … [Read more…]
It’s been about six weeks since our last update so I figured I should share how our baby is doing. Nothing really has changed except that the baby is growing rapidly and developing quite a personality! Since my last appointment (5 weeks ago), I’ve gained 15 pounds and 8 inches in my tummy! When my … [Read more…]
Over the past week we got to take our block leave (summer vacation). We drove down to where Russell’s mom lives in North Carolina and spent a few days there visiting with the in-laws. They even threw us a baby shower!!! Then we all packed up (again) and drove down to Oak Island where Russells’ … [Read more…]