Skip to main content

And the Photo Journey Begins...

Our First Ever Pregnancy Test was Positive!!!
 I have been feeling great! Thank you for all of your prayers during this exciting time. We are officially in the second Trimester, and doing wonderful.












Just barely after the "before" look


When Tim and I found out we were pregnant, we both acted stunned, but in the best way. We laughed, and just stood there like, "WOW! We're going to have a baby! AWESOME!" Now, we're like, "We're going to have a baby! AWESOME!" :) The Lord is so good to provide for us all that we need, and we continue to trust in Him for the strength, rest, and health that we'll need in the coming--growing--months, as well as His provision for our material needs in Littleton.











Officially feeling thick, and if you know I'm pregnant, you can see it.
If you don't, I think people assume I've just got a big belly.







We have a home, jobs, friends, fellowship in a community of Believers, working cars (one extra, in fact, for those days when Amy's car breaks down and she has to drive the truck for two days to work--the girls LOVED it!). We have a loving family who supports us. And, we have a Savior to LOVE us with His tender mercy. For all of this, we are grateful.

Comments

Woohoo!!! It is growing, every day... Most of my pants are just plain old uncomfortable already.

Popular posts from this blog

Happy Birthday, baby boy! | Titus is one

Last year, just after midnight on the morning of Mother's day, this little tyke was born to us! He was a mere 7 pound, 10 ounce baby with fuzzy hair, puffy eyes, and just a perfectly strong boy. He has elfin charm paired with tender kisses. The strawberry blonde fuzz continues to grow up and out, a lighter shade today. We most often find him wanting (whining) to be held, or seeking mischief. He already wants to do what C, J, and A are into... and it causes him many tumbles and tears when he can't keep up or isn't allowed to participate.

We are celebrating this mini man today, on his first birthday! Happy Birthday Titus Andrew!
















Homeschool Plans 2017-2018, First Grade and Pre-K Boys | Homeschooling with Truth, Beauty, Goodness

I would like to share with you our plans for our homeschool this year. Codeman is in First grade, while Jesse is an official Pre-K dude. Anna is a wannabee brother and underfoot helper and Titus. He's three months old. Whooofta. I'd just like to repeat that again. Whooooooooofta.

I have read many books, blogs, and journals on the topic of education. Home education, and to be even more specific, sources regarding Classical Education and Charlotte Mason. I truly enjoy these topics and the sources. I am intrigued, and so I continue reading and have now found myself following and chatting with several homeschool moms online in addition to my local and Colorado friends who homeschool. Tim and I were both homeschooled, although my window of homeschooling was only 4 years, I glean much from my mom and Tim's mom. As some podcasts I've listened to refer to us, we are second-generation homeschoolers :) Haha! Well, it helps give me perspective on quality literature and publisher…

Happy New Year 2018! | Family Life, Health, and Commitments.

New Year, New Energy
The sun stays up a few moments more every day now. The cold, hard and dark of late Autumn and into winter is always a challenge for me. It's like they're calling out to me: "you're tired," "you're weary" and they howl threats to take away my joy. As I see the days growing longer again, I get a rejuvenation as I get to see the turn of the calendar, too. The howls seem farther behind now. They're not creeping around my doors anymore. Winter is in a frosty, forward thrust here in Minnesota, and as I watch the sun rise up over the trees, witness the special still and clear mornings of a hoar frost, or see a bright halo around the sun... these each show me it is still cold. But, my spirits are brighter.

Ordering my priorities. Saying No, gives me more Yes time.   When we finished our ministry serving as Missionaries with Oak Hills Center for Indian Ministries after August, our commitments were able to level out to a seasonable p…