If there’s one thing that can definitely be said about Stephen & I as parents, it’s that we’re very intentional namers. As you can read in this blog post Stephen wrote after Jonathan was born, we spent a lot of time getting into the meaning of his name (Jehovah has given/ gift from God) and […]Read More Baby Girl Has A Name
Hey! It’s Friiiiiiiiiday! I’m trying to get better about blogging consistently, and here we are at the end of another week, so I thought I’d share a quick update with you guys about life, etc. lately. 1. Last weekend were Matt & Victoria’s bachelor/bachelorette parties, which means we are getting so close to their wedding! […]Read More Five Things Friday
1: Comfiest Shirt Ever from Old Navy: My mom bought me three of these shirts for Christmas, and I literally want to only wear these shirts every day. They’re super soft with some stretch, which has made them perfect as a transition shirt while my baby bump is coming in. They’re lightweight, so they’ll be […]Read More February Favorites
Even though we are finding out what Baby Rabon #2 is (next week!), I thought it’d be fun to see what the Old Wives would think that the baby is going to be. I did this with Jonathan here, so I thought it would be fun to do for our new little one! I took […]Read More Testing the Old Wives, Part 2
If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you probably saw this handsome face telling the world that he’s going to be a big brother! We couldn’t be more thrilled with this incredible miracle that God is doing in our lives. We’ve had a rough road to being parents. It took some heartbreak, resilience and […]Read More Baby Rabon #2!
To quote my husband’s 2017 Christmas letter (truly, he is way more talented than I am as a writer, and if you get our Christmas card, you know it): “As the world around us apparently rushes towards certain doom, the likes of which push our skills at faux hysterics, metaphor, and hyperbole to the limits […]Read More Adios 2017, Bienvenidos 2018
Remember that time, roughly 9 months ago, that an ambitious Amanda made this post full of goals for the year? I did well for a while, and I’m still holding strong to one of my yearly goals, but over the summer, I made some big changes to my focus. July marked an anniversary of sorts, but […]Read More Changing Course