Meeting Santa.

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This is the series of photos when Bekkett went to meet Santa tonight.  

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Classic photos that every parent has to have for every child.  Loved it!  

-M.

And It’s A…..

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That was our question last week before Friday morning.  Thursday night, we got our scrabble board out and got a “B” and a “G” out of the box and we all chose one of them.  Greg and I both picked “G” and Bekkett picked “B”.  So, we had everyone on Bekkett’s side that it was going to be a boy.  

We went to our ultrasound and miraculously, everything was great with the little one.  The subchorionic hemorrhage that had us worried from 8-11 weeks was all healed and baby was healthy in every way.  That is all I really wanted to hear.  I had been worried because I felt like I was a lot smaller than I was at 20 weeks with Bekkett.  I had to remember that every child/pregnancy is different, but EVERY person had told me that I would POP much more quickly on my 2nd than my first.  And other factors went into the mix, but I was just a little worried that baby wasn’t getting what it needed.  SO, needless to say, we were THRILLED to hear that baby was healthy and growing well.  

Of course, the ultrasound tech waited until the end of the ultrasound to see if baby was a “B” or “G” and the verdict is…..(drum roll please)

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It was funny because all the while, looking at the pictures of baby’s face, I was thinking, “Girly for sure!”  I think she looks feminine, but maybe that is just my bias!  

The night before I found out what we were having, I was talking to Shandi on the phone and I said, “I need to make a tree skirt.  Actually, let’s wait and see if I am having a boy or girl.  If I am having a boy, I will make a tree skirt, but if I am having a girl, I need to start making things for baby girl cause I won’t have money to doll her up like I wish I could!”  

After fabric shopping with Shandi today, baby girl is going to be a diva princess and I am excited to start working on these projects.  After all, I needed something to keep me busy while Greg is gone to NC for almost 2 weeks starting Sunday.  

Happy baby girl to us!  We are so excited and couldn’t be more happy that she is healthy!  The first thing Bekkett did when the ultrasound tech said it was a girl was shake his head. Haha.  But, he will be a great big brother and every little girl deserves a big brother.  She may not appreciate it so much, but I am sure Greg and I will as they both get older! 🙂  

YAY FOR BABIES!  

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-M. 

Day #2: Peace

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It seems like this past week, I have heard lots of sad news, both in our community, state, and throughout the world. I have also had happy news, but at times, it seems like I get overwhelmed with the seemingly increasing amount of evil in this world. Now I am expecting my sweet baby #2 and the evil continues to be daunting to me.

Today we had Stake Conference. Bekkett was relatively calm and in the midst of Greg and I taking turns watching over him and listening to the inspired leaders of our Stake and General Authority, it reminded me of a couple of things.
1: Faith and fear cannot exist in the same being.
2: As the world is increasingly evil, the righteous and good is growing as fast or faster.
3. I already know who ultimately wins this battle…good!
And 4. Heavenly Father has a plan for me and my family.

I am so grateful for righteous leaders of our Church who can offer PEACE and HOPE in this world and especially for the peace I felt today. Now, I can’t wait for the Christmas Devotional tonight!

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Let’s all remember that CHRIST is truly the reason!
-M.

Day #1: 8:00 o’clock

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This is us at 8:00 AM(most days). Bekkett is out and about playing around the house, while Greg and I relax in bed. Don’t judge, we know you do it too!;) The funniest part is that we will hear little sounds and know that he is getting into something we know he shouldn’t. That’s usually when we hop out of bed, make sure he isn’t making a HUGE mess(little ones are worth the relaxation;), and hop back in for a little while. Now it is 8:30. Time to get up. Good morning and much love to all!

HAPPY DECEMBER 1ST!

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-M.