MamaRoo & Energy.

It's funny what we spend our energy on when we're preparing for the arrival of a baby.  I spent all the extra minutes of my day making sure everything was just perfect for Sam when he arrived.  Ted likes to joke that I started "nesting" the moment I found out we were pregnant.  To a…

Happiness & Normalcy.

I haven't blogged in a couple of weeks.  Mostly because life has kept us busy and that's something to celebrate!  The last few weeks have felt magical.  We flew to Naples, Florida and stayed at Ted's parents house just the two of us.  I didn't realize how refreshing and rejuvenating the trip would be until…

Due Date

   Tomorrow was Sam's due date.  I don't have many words to describe how I feel today or how I will feel tomorrow.  Instead I've decided to share pictures of my growing belly over the last 40 weeks.  I am beyond thankful to have carried Sam with me for 36 of them. During the last…

God measures life by love.

My life is new. My life is new in a completely different way than I had ever anticipated.  Instead of experiencing a 'new' life together with Sam, Ted and I are living a 'new' life without him.  We had prepared our hearts for all the joy first time parents experience with their babies.  Instead, we trudge forward,…