Category: mama life

a first look at our maternity photos

I hadn’t been back there since he proposed. I wasn’t sure what it would look like after floods and fires. But as we trekked through a beaten path amidst overgrown weeds that even sprouted...

their due date

Today was their due date, the day I was supposed to welcome them into my arms. Instead I hold this necklace representing their sweet little lives. I still don’t know why some babies live...

my first trimester of pregnancy

I can hardly believe I just entered my third trimester of pregnancy! I want to remember each part of this journey, so I’ve decided to recap each trimester along the way. Here I will do just...

10 first trimester to dos!

I can hardly believe the first trimester came and went so quickly… and then again it also seemed to creep on by! I was super sick my first trimester, and well into my second....

our greatest production

“You’re about to take off,” I heard God tell me on January 14, 2015. I thought it had to do with my acting career. I had an audition later that day after all. But...

our 20 week scan.

“Second pregnancy no kids at home?” The rote words of the nurse rolled off her tongue with ease. My throat immediately tightened. I answered the rest of her questions including the somewhat offensive, “Does...

20 weeks.

This week is a huge milestone. 20 weeks! I can hardly believe we’re already halfway there! It’s the most incredible feeling to be growing a life inside of me. And it’s beginning to become...

a time to dance

I drafted two full blog posts for our pregnancy announcement before drafting the third and final one that I ended up posting. Both of them included bits and pieces about both our journey leading...

a good gift

On March 13, I felt her move for the very first time. It was a moment I’ll never forget. Clay and I were sitting on the couch watching tv, and all of a sudden...

baby feet

On March 4, 2019, we saw her sweet baby feet… And I cried. God gave me a vision when I was in the thick of fear of losing this pregnancy. I saw two little...