Tagged: pregnancy

in the waiting

We wait for her. Much like I waited for him. In this very spot where he made a promise to me four years ago, we stand with the promise of this pregnancy.⠀ Pregnancy is...

Noelle’s nursery

I sat in her nursery the other night. It was quiet. Clay was gone at class. And as I sat in that rocker and soaked in this room, I could envision her growing up...

fleeting feelings vs. unchanging God

“I, the Lord, do not change.” – Malachi 3:6 My feelings change from day to day. From hour to hour. Even from minute to minute. Especially in pregnancy with all the hormones fluctuations. It...

6 tips for pregnancy heartburn relief

I started having heartburn in my first trimester, almost immediately after finding out I was pregnant. It came and went throughout my pregnancy, but in this third trimester it’s really been intense! I wanted...

bump progression video

From the time we found out we were pregnant, we began taking weekly “bump photos.” I’ve always been one who has loved photos as a way to remember. And this journey is one I...

homemade belly butter

One of my symptoms in my second and third trimesters — third trimester especially — has been an itchy belly! With baby girl growing quickly, my belly has been expanding rapidly. And with much...

our maternity photos

I can’t wait to meet this sweet baby girl. I am so grateful for these photos. They are a celebration of her life, this gift from God, and this miracle of His good design....

my baby shower

It was a day to remember, that’s for sure. It flew by in a whirlwind–a whirlwind of love, encouragement and gifts. I’m so grateful for the gift of photos to help me remember it...

my second trimester of pregnancy

The second trimester. I can hardly believe it’s come and gone! It started out with some full on nausea that didn’t seem to relent despite what all the books and websites say. Around 20...

second trimester to dos

I cannot believe I am now past my second trimester! There seems like nine million things to do each trimester of pregnancy, but here’s my short and sweet list of the things that really...