Category Archives: pregnancy

sacrifice :: an almost home birth story

From the beginning we’ve talked about the environment desired for our children’s births — thinking, praying, seeking options.  Delivering at home became one possibility. We questioned friends who had journeyed this way, sought out a midwife and excitedly anticipated the idea.  At first. Over time, my husband’s hesitancy grew.  In all honesty, there was uncertainty on […]

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our new grace gift

We welcome a new son! Jeremiah Daniel born August 3rd 7 lbs 10 ounces joyfully and peacefully welcomed into our family :: we rejoice in the goodness of our Lord! mama & baby are doing very well. Want to share your thoughts? Click here to send me an email.

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right now

I am… enjoying :: being still and sipping a cup of hot tea. on a fairly humid day, but tea calms me. thinking about :: our homeschool year and the plans, structure we will need to help two elementary-aged girls, a preschooler, an infant and one Mama all stay sane. It’s coming together as I […]

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surrender

okay, I completely & totally surrender to life all around me right now and take a bit of pause from blog land! here’s an update~ :: my health is great overall, contractions have kept at bay—but tests did just reveal that gestational diabetes is now a part of this pregnancy journey at 31 weeks. I […]

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pregnancy update

The weeks have been moving along, this being week 27 and all going well until several days ago when I began to experience contractions.  At first I just thought that perhaps my household organization and cleaning needed to be tailored back and so I rested & took a break.  But, it became quickly apparent over […]

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one day

{whew, what a fun week party hopping to various blogs! :: welcome to any new readers} one day…our home will welcome this little one, still forming :: growingbefore then current room arrangements will be shifted, cradle will be located and set up, blankets washed, tiny clothing made ready. one day…the endless guessing in our home […]

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