Pregnancy after loss is hard. There are so many doubts and fears. So much pressure to do the right thing this time. Prenatal care is treated differently. While it is a joyful time of hope and anticipation, it is also a scary time because your innocence is lost. You know that anything can happen at … Continue reading Navigating Pregnancy After Loss With Littles
I have been such a slacker about my updating my blog lately. I have excuses, but that's all they are - excuses. The reality is I've been a slacker in most areas of my life lately. At least that's how it feels - while everyone else tells me I'm doing the right thing, listen to … Continue reading The Home Stretch
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've mentioned before how this pregnancy is a totally different experience than what I've had before. One thing that sets this one apart from the others is that for the first time we're not Team Green. That's right. We can now say It's a.... Our first boy. Just another difference. It's odd knowing already … Continue reading It’s a…..
I'm beginning to like this high risk care thing. I always thought that if you see an ob instead of a midwife then you would spend 10-15 minutes with the doctor at visits, compared to the full hour that you generally get with out-of-hospital midwives. I thought that you would be treated more as a … Continue reading High Risk Prenatal Care
Would you care to join me on a new journey? This is a journey of hope. A hope for tomorrow. A hope for new life. We are once again assured of God’s providence in gifting us a new baby, a child that we so desperately want in our lives. A chance to try again and … Continue reading Baby Skywalker: A New Hope