//April//

Wow… April, where did you go? I think I will remember April as the month that Catherine went from being a little baby to a big baby. It kind up snuck up on me and surprised me. One week her daycare teacher and I said to each other, “She just seems so much bigger all…

Here in My Arms

One of my favorite things to do is to hold Catherine while she sleeps. When I do, I often think, “I consider it the greatest privilege of my life just to hold you while you sleep.” After hearing that phrase over and over again in my head, I started wondering why holding my sweet sleeping babe…

Isn’t She Lovely…

We’d like to introduce you to our new daughter, Catherine Joy, freshly one week old today. We are pretty sure she’s the sweetest, most precious little baby ever but we might be biased. Her name means “pure joy” and so far she has been living up to her name. I decided that James 1:2-3 is…

Quick! Recap *ALL the things*

First, in case you don’t get the reference. Go here: Hyperbole and a Half Well as usual, this summer is flying flew by. We got back from vacation last week six weeks ago and it immediately became crunch time. I’ve started several different posts with updates on the various things we’ve been up to over the past…

My Dad

Last year when I wrote about my Mom on Mother’s Day last year I intended for it to be the first in a series of posts about my family. Well we all know how good I am at finishing a post series. (Ahem, the love story series.) I thought I would pick it back up again this…