Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Update on Drew's Room

We were able to move in the furniture before our friends came for the weekend.  We are getting closer!  Now we just need to organize the closet and decorate. 

The Skifter Family Visits

 Our friends-Erin and Lance came to visit us with their two boys.  They are doing foster care and hope to adopt their twin boys.  We can't post pictures of the cute little guys but here's some proof that we did have twins in the house!

We spent a few days at the lake, ate good food, but most of all enjoyed great fellowship with our good friends.  We love you Skifters!!!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011

Drew's Room

That's right, we have a name people!  We have decided to name our little guy Andrew James and call him Drew.  I am super excited for her to be named after his daddy.  Andrew worked on painting the room this last weekend.  We didn't do anything too drastic but hopefully it is better than leaving it white.  We hope to get the furniture in this week.  We are getting closer to be ready for baby Drew.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Fun with Daddy

SJ loves her daddy and I love watching her excitement as he comes home and plays with her.  I also love that Andrew is always ready to help out in any way.  He has been helping a lot with bath time lately as I am getting a little worn out by the end of the day.  We love to see her all wrapped up after her bath-so sweet!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

You Just Get Through It

Tonight was one of those nights.  SJ started throwing up around 4:30 and I just put her down around 8:30 hoping she will have a good night sleep and feel better in the morning.  She's been cranky since Monday so I was wondering if she was sick or teething.  I had just prayed that God would make it clear what was wrong when she turned hysterical and threw up all over the kitchen floor and all over me.  I found myself standing in the kitchen with a crying baby and I was drenched in throw up.  I was hoping to think of a terrific plan to get her to the bathtub with the least possible mess but when you are all alone in these situations there's just no good way to do it.  We spent the next couple hours in the bathroom near the bathtub just in case it happened it again.  A few hours later I was rocking her trying to get her to go to sleep and I thought these are the times that you just get through it and after the fact you think-how did I do that?  I think the answer is clear.  God is so kind to us moms to give us strength and grace in these hard situations.  As I think back over Sadie's first 14 months there has been late nights, sickness, other lovely throwing up incidents, and it is so encouraging to see that God gets you through each situation.  As I am getting ready to be mommy of two I find myself thinking how can I do it?  But I was reminded tonight by these not so fun circumstances that God will show His kindness on me with our little boy as well and will allow me to get through those rough situations and even find moments to cherish in the midst of them. 

Monday, August 8, 2011