Monday, June 28, 2010


We've been busy during the month of June. We had a week of VBS, which was a blast! I helped out this year again with the music for the pre-k through 1st graders alongside two of my besties. :) With all the motions that come along with fun songs we sing, it was like doing aerobics every morning... except I was "trying" to sing at the same time haha.

Then, we took a trip to Texas for my older brother's wedding. Such a wonderful time with my family! The wedding was beautiful and laid back. So happy for the newlyweds. Taylor and Macy participated as the ring bearer and flower girl. They did great!!

Staying busy has been good as it keeps things normal for us. I am now 31 weeks and growing soooo big! At least that's how I feel. :) This month I've had contractions on a few occasions. Usually after some activity like taking a walk with the kids or grocery shopping. Nothing consistent or anything to worry about but certainly a reminder that I need to pay attention to what's going on! Baby Hope is active as ever. We have our next sonogram on Friday and I cannot wait to see her again!

I am always so encouraged when people take the time to tell me that they are praying for us. One of the things God has been teaching me recently is how to pray. It is so important that we pray according to His will and not our own. We're praying for healing for Hope... not knowing God's will. This is where our unconditional trust comes in! His will, regardless if it includes healing or not, is perfect. God has been giving me reminders often of His love for me. It's been in the little things and the big things. :)

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Happy Heart, Sad Heart

As Taylor and Macy become more and more aware of Baby Hope, I'm getting some cute and funny questions. :) The other day Macy was looking at a 3D sonogram picture of Hope and she asked, "Mommy, does baby Hote have earrings like me?". haha She cracks me up! Then today while we were in the store, the kids and I heard a baby crying a couple isles over. Macy said "is that baby hote?". I said "no... that's not baby Hope". While I was trying to figure out what else to say, Taylor said "Macy, that's not baby Hope, cause baby Hope is happy!" Love the conversations we have about our sweet baby girl.

On a sadder note, I am reminded today about how precious life is and once again reminded that we are not promised tomorrow. A friend, mom, wife and inspiration passed away last night at the age of 31. Kelly Weber was a dear, SWEET friend who is now no longer in pain but with our Heavenly Father. I praise God that He is in control and pray for the family left here on earth- our temporary home.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Five of Us

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