We have babies!!! I love birth stories so much that I wrote one for a goat! Here's how it happened: (Please note, this post includes graphic pictures of goat labor and delivery.) A month ago our breeder brought one of her pregnant does to live on our farm. Although she's a permanent champion, she is … Continue reading The Miracle of Birth: Farm-Style
I am once again reminded that nothing is gained by worrying. I was more anxious about this birth than the others. But this baby is our New Hope. I kept reminding myself throughout pregnancy that my hope comes from the Lord. That He is in control. As induction drew nearer I found more things to … Continue reading Baby Skywalker is Here!
Today is Little Miss' second birthday! She wanted to hear her birthday song just as the clock struck midnight. So we obliged, through lots of tears. Then she wanted to be sure we remembered the moment of her birth, so she woke again at 3:15, about the time we left our house two years ago … Continue reading The Super Fast Car Birth of Little Miss
(I started this yesterday, and then we lost power before finishing.) Today I have a four year old. How did that happen so quickly? When I think back on her birth I still remember so many details with perfect clarity. Over the past four years she has filled our lives with joy. She has challenged … Continue reading Remembering Little Monster’s Birth
My perspective on Christmas has changed dramatically over the last four years. I have become a mother and it has caused me to see Mary’s story in a whole new light. I have learned that birth doesn’t just ‘happen,’ as is implied in the stories. It is a lot of work! I have read hundreds … Continue reading Mary’s Birth Story