Wednesday, July 6

37 weeks or Come on Baby!

As of tomorrow, I will "officially" be full term and could safely deliver at any time. For those of you not used to counting pregnancy in weeks, 40 is the magic number. So, being at 37 weeks puts me three weeks from my due date. We saw the baby in ultrasound yesterday and he was properly positioned, so everything looks good. We are still getting little things ready in the nursery, but over all we are prepared for our new little "baby brother" to come home. I'm anxious to meet him, to see what he looks like, and to cuddle him - and to sleep (be it however short) without him pushing on my bladder and making it nearly impossible to turn over in bed! :) Come soon, little one!

Monday, April 25

Easter 2011

Hope you had a blessed Holy week and Joyous Easter Weekend. We enjoyed a nice weekend with friends and family working in the yard (planting flowers and gardening), hunting Easter eggs and grilling out with our Life Group, worshiping our risen Savior, playing at the park, relaxing on the porch and patio, and celebrating mom's 60th birthday. It was nice long weekend. Hope you were equally blessed this weekend. (thanks Emily for the egg hunting shots)

Monday, January 31

New Things

We have a few newsworthy new things going on in our life right now.

For starters, Owen is currently enduring his first day at his new preschool. His new school is part of the public school system and serves children who need special education services. His class is specifically for hearing impaired or language delayed kids. Owen will make the fifth child in the class, so they get some pretty close attention from the teacher and aide. The teacher is also an audiologist and she has 29 years of experience with kids. All of this is to say it seems like a great place and we are excited about this new opportunity for him.

He was a bit sad when Kate and I dropped him off. It made me a little sad that he was sad and, being almost downtown, he's a little farther away than I'm used to. I hadn't anticipated being nervous about that. I hope he has a good day.

Owen will be attending his new school twice a week, which will still leave a little time for one day of Mother's Day Out. He has been in this program since last year and he loves it, so we wanted him to be able to keep going there for as long as possible.

The other major new thing is that we are expecting another baby at the end of July! We are getting pretty excited and Owen is already calling himself a big brother. I think this is probably because he thinks he's pretty big now and he is a brother to Kate. He is also a little confused about whose tummy holds the baby - or maybe he just likes to pretend that the baby is in HIS tummy. :)

Accommodating this new addition will require some adjustments to the way we have our house set up right now, so we are beginning to plan those adjustments and will soon be moving furniture, putting up drywall, and doing lots of painting, hanging curtains, etc.

I'm only at 14 weeks right now - into the second trimester, but still too early to find out the baby's gender. That will happen some time in March, so we will keep you posted!