You likely already know this by now, buuut we've got Baby Steele #4 growing away! We knew we'd like one more for our family, but we couldn't decide when. So we didn't. We just told the Lord of our desire and asked Him to lead...
Have you heard of a blessingway? It's a Native American tradition, I believe, of showering a near-birth woman with love and blessings. And apparently treats. Or at least, our American version included that. Last Saturday, some of my dearest friends surprised me with my first...
This is a 36-week belly. And today we're already 37 weeks! Baby has definitely dropped. (I'm nearing the point where I'm certain if he/she drops any lower, they'll just fall out, but Midwife Shannon assures me there's a much longer process to the whole thing.)...
So there's this condition called nesting, and I've got it. The baby's dresser is fully organized (as is the entire room!); pictures have been placed around the main floor (okay, so that's something that should have been done a long time ago, but apparently I just...
1. My hip pain continued to increase until I was at a breaking point two weekends ago. The most severe pain is while sleeping, which is also when your mind is most susceptible to discouraging thoughts. Really hard to fight back when you're barely awake. Up...
The difference between these two bellies is about ten weeks. And a seasonal wardrobe change. Brr is it chilly these days!
The similarity is gifted clothing (thank you, neighbors!). And bent fingers since my nail biting problem has only gotten worse with every book I've...
Fresh hair cut
For a birthday party
And feeling artsy
In Corban's friends
So time to veg
And feel a man
That are staged by them
It seems like just when I'm down enough to say,
these days are too hard to continue,
the Lord sneaks in a little reminder that
joy is a choice no matter the circumstances.
Tell me this wouldn't make you smile.
(I promise you I found it like this right on its...
When we found out we were expecting, my mind went immediately to how we were going to share the news with our families. Of course, telling them in person is the preferred way, but living long distances from families could force us to wait several...