Jonathan’s First Birthday

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. – Psalm 139:19 On Saturday, we celebrated Jonathan’s First Birthday. It’s amazing to me that it has already been a year since our precious boy was born and brought so much joy to our lives. His birth and the following days […]

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Ten Months

Ten months. And every month he gets more fun. Jonathan has brought so much laughter to our lives. He’s got such an adventurous spirit and is always ready to play with us. He’s started attending the Montessori school that I am currently long-term subbing at (where I used to work) and the teachers say what […]

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Seven Months

Joy. It’s the word that sums up the last seven months. Jonathan has brought so much joy to our lives and the lives of those closest to us. His smile is infectious and his giggle is probably my favorite sound in the entire world. No one makes him laugh like Stephen does, and my heart […]

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Six Months

Six months. One half of a year. As I sit here, watching our six month old son happily entertain himself in his exersaucer, I can’t believe that half of his first year of life has passed. He’s grown and changed so much during the last 181 days. He gets more handsome every day. Okay, I […]

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Countdown to Thirty

Last weekend, Stephen turned thirty years old. Much like everything else in life, he took it in stride, with grace and dignity. Despite his loving wife making “you’re old” jokes, he entered his thirty-first year of life readily. We had a small get together with friends and family to celebrate his thirtieth, as well as […]

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Five Months

Our dear friends Brandon and Kelsey Gossett told us when I was pregnant that parenthood exceeds your expectations. You know you’re going to love it and you think you know how awesome it is going to be, but when the time comes, it is better than you could have imagined. That is completely true. Being […]

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Four Months

Four months into our sweet boy’s life and he continues to amaze me every day. He’s gone from 6 pounds, 3 ounces of squishy newborn to a 12 pound, 11.4 ounce bundle of energy and joy. He loves to play with his daddy and I, his laugh and toothless smile melting our hearts every time. […]

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