AS A FAMILY OF FOUR

we often go to bed with tired eyes and always thankful hearts. the past few weeks we have morphed into a family of four and we are eternally grateful for these little gifts god has given us. thank you brittany for these beautiful photos that we will forever cherish.

WELCOME, BABY AMELIA JUNE

just one week ago today, we welcomed our little amelia june into the world. at seven fifty-seven in the morning and after a quick labor, our doctor handed us over our sweet little baby, all seven pounds eleven ounces of her. and there she laid pressed up against my chest for a good bit of time, snuggling and nursing away while we soaked up all…

BABY BUMP #2 // 37 WEEKS

we made it on our trip and back and our littlest didn’t come. praise the lord; i was so worried that, while traveling back to wisconsin for thanksgiving week, my water would break in indiana and i would be having a baby somewhere that i didn’t know. plus our car was packed to the max already so there was that. it was so fun seeing…

THIRD TRIMESTER MUST HAVES

ahh the third trimester. the time of braxton hicks contractions, insomnia, fatigue, discomfort, shortness of breathe, a smaller appetite in one sitting but one that is ever present, and kicks that get stronger and stronger by the day. the home stretch though! the nesting instinct kicks into full gear and you’re a hundred and ten percent go go go and get it allllllll done (and…