Friday, October 19, 2012

Getting closer

Last Sunday my daughter turned 11 months! Can you believe it? Where has the time gone? She is one of the funniest people I know. She is in LOVE with Chica and Miss Chica still wants nothing to do with her, unless it is dinner time. We had our pictures done by Cat Palmer, a local photographer a couple of weeks ago and this is the closest we could get the two of them.
She is getting bigger every day, we are already in 3-6 month clothes! I am not sure where she puts all of her food--that girl is an eater! Cory started feeding her more protein to keep her full but she still eats a ton. She likes eggs, chicken, beef, turkey burger, turkey, fruit, cheese, crackers, milk, milk, milk.

Speaking of milk, I have milk envy. Many of my friends nurse their kids and they can pump 40 oz a day...are you kidding? I only ever pumped 20 on a good day. I cannot believe I lasted as a nursing mom as long as I did. I stopped pumping about 2 months ago but I still nurse at Breakfast and Dinner. I cannot tell you how much better my life is not tied to that stupid pump. I am glad I did it but looking back...oh man! Honestly, if I ever did it again (have a baby) I would nurse, for sure! But I am going to lie it was hard...I know everyone has different circumstances but I am here to tell you if you only do half the things I did this year with a newborn, you can do it!

Loves and hugs--Just wanted you to see my cute girls.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Just a thought...

“Just an observation: it is impossible to be both grateful and depressed. Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.”   ― Steve Maraboli

Loves and hugs--Finding inspiration during my day, ROCKS!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012


Since B has joined our family church has been, well let's say, irregular at best. I am half-way through my last semester (EVER, I hope) and my stress level is spinning out of control. At times like this I always feel I need to be closer to God. So, we go to church. Even with a cranky baby. Even when the nursery isn't open. We go.

This week I was only able to be part of worship and it got me thinking about God. God loves us. Adores us. No. Matter. What. Phew, that was close. Now that I am a mom, looking at the love that God has for us has changed. Not His love for us but my view. I have a baby girl that I LOVE, unconditionally. There are days that I want to burst because I adore her so much. Jesus, he feels that way about each one of us! Can you believe it? We are that lucky to have someone love us just like that?

Loves and hugs-Someday, we are going to be in His presenence and feel that love--live and in person! I cannot wait.