Two Months, Too Cute

Baby,

You are now two whole months old! You weigh 11lbs. 8 oz. and you are 23 in. tall. Your little noggin is measuring at 15in. around. You are in size 1 diapers, and you wear 0-3 month clothes.

You become more alert each day! You’ve been smiling for weeks, and you are starting to giggle. This absolutely melts my heart of course.

The other day I was playing my guitar and singing, and you decided to sing along with me. I hope we can do that a lot as you grow up.

You have met just about everyone in the family. Everyone loves you so much. When we are out, people constantly comment on how beautiful you are, what great hair you have, and how strong you are. Your daddy and I are of course very proud of you.

You’ve always been so great about holding your head up and you’ve begun to push up onto your legs. You can stand holding your own weight as long as we steady you.

You like to play with daddy, but when you are sleepy, mama’s the one you want. I snuggle you every night and pray sweet blessings over you while you dose off. You sleep through the night now, a great feat that your mommy can’t even do. The longest you’ve slept at once is nine hours but you average between six or seven. I really hope this lasts.

We love you so much. I just stare at you all day long. Your grandparents are absolutely over the moon for you! You are currently the family’s favorite.

Likes:

Eating

Snuggling

Sitting up

Playing

Riding in the car

Your feet

Mommy’s hair

Daddy’s gotee

Dislikes:

Lying down while awake

Loud noises

Tummy time

Bedtime

Hiccups

Happy two months, my beautiful daughter.

Happy Quarter Life, My Dear

Happy Birthday! It’s hard to believe that this is the fifth birthday we’ve celebrated together as a couple and the seventh as friends.

You are a quarter of a century old, and you’ve spent a fifth of your life as mine. I look forward to turning that fifth into a few more quarters.

However that is enough math talk seeing as you are the one that is numerically gifted, and I am not.

What I really wanted to say is that I am so glad that you were born. Because you were born, my life has been incredibly enriched. You are the greatest blessing I’ve been given aside from my salvation, and for you I am eternally grateful.

You have a way about you that continually draws me back to you. I’m never bored by you, but constantly intrigued by your selflessness, relentless love, and your adorable wit.

I sit back and think about what I could’ve done to deserve such an amazing husband, and all I can conclude is that you are the grace of my life, the unmerited, tangible favor of God, hand crafted and designed by the creator of the universe just for little ole me.

You have been a sterling representation of His love for me, and it is my supreme honor to call you my husband.

So my dear I hope you know that today and everyday I celebrate the day that you were born.

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Baby Bump Progression Weeks 6-39

6-30weeks collageI always liked looking at other women’s baby bump pictures to see how beautifully their bodies transformed over the course of their pregnancy. Though pregnancy, for me, was rather uncomfortable at times, I never felt more at home in my own skin. I loved being pregnant, and I loved my enormous belly.

This collage features my belly starting at 6 weeks pregnant all the way through my first week postpartum at 39 weeks.