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Baby Shower!

Last night was a baby shower at my friend Lindsey's house. She and Lea hosted. It was a bunch of the girls (nearly all of them) from our AC (Adult Community is like a Sunday School) at our church! We had a seriously good time, sharing the love, blessings, and trials of parenthood :) They each wrote out pieces of advice to share with Tim and I--things about baby's right away, things about being good spouses with kids, things about how to nurse well, things about just relaxing... It was such a blessing to hear the hearts of women in my life who are parents of beautiful children share their "secrets" on what they did. Something that kept coming up over and over again was that as their mom and dad--Tim and I will always understand our own kids best. We'll know their needs and "normals" better than a doctor, friend, or even grandparent. That is both encouraging and a little bit like, Phew! We need to be such good parents!

A night of fun, food and fellowship with great girls is always fun! The ladies had made sweet cupcakes, decadent cheesecake, crisp veggies with dip, yummy artichoke/spinach dip with crusty bread, cheese and crackers, and topped it all off with these cute little "pacifiers" made from life savers mints and jelly beans... Fun idea!

They showered us (me) with gifts, and gifts, and gifts! THANK YOU FRIENDS!


What a great night!

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