Visiting Grandmother

This has been a VERY difficult week in our home, but the Lord always gives us things to be thankful for….. Paul drove me up to spend time with my Grandmother today. What a sweet blessing. There are so many little things I hope to remember…hearing Meredith tell her over and over how pretty her hair was, listening to her…

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My Glowing Baby

These are pictures of the baby from last week. Thankfully, she’s more pink than orange this week and seems to be doing great!!

Darby’s 1st Bath (at home!)

We always have good help around here….. actually, Meredith, *hates* baths. She started crying when she found out we were bathing Darby. She cried “no, no, Darby!!”. I let her come in and “help” and all was better. She’s such a sweet girl…she was worried about her new baby. Darby is almost three weeks old now….Paul and I already find…

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Darby’s Birth

Almost three weeks later….I’m posting birth details! (It’s been a very FULL three weeks. *smile*) I’ve been trying to re-play the events of June 9th- the day was most definitely not at all like what I thought it would be! Leading up to my due date, all signs seemed to point toward favorable conditions for my induction. Having NEVER went…

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Baby Pictures, Group 1

So, the new baby pretty much takes every minute of every day right now. She is a baby doll. I think we’re all enjoying the time with her…these first days slip by so fast! Miss Courtney has been snapping away with her camera. As I look over the pictures, I can tell I’m going to have to be *very* careful…

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Pediatrician Visit #2

At our first visit with the doctor, we were told that little Miss Darby would need to come back for another look. So, here we go….seeing her this morning, I’m thinking that we might be in for yet another visit. We’ll see!!

Pediatrician Visit #1…

The baby is looking a little like a pumpkin. We’re off to the pediatrician’s office. This is really no different than any of our other babies…hopefully, we won’t be doing this every day this week. 😛


A day later than expected, but perfect, and pink, and beautiful. Thank you all for sweet notes and especially prayer. It’s been a long week, and we’re all tired, but she’s absolutely wonderful in every way! I’ll post more a little later. With love,