Every Pregnancy I have gone to a chiropractor for care and helping my body be "ready" for childbirth. I was in a car accident about 13 years ago that messed up my lower lumbar area as well as my upper back. Since then nothing has been the same. Every time I get into my third trimester I have "issues" with my back... more than normal I mean. I have finally found someone in the Portland [...]
We had a great time at OMSI the other day with Nana, Aunt Katie and Gigi! It is always fun when Gigi comes to visit because we always try to do something like this!The have a great dinosaur/ fossil exhibit there right now. The kids got to make their own "stream" with sand, little trees, houses, boulders, etc... It was a blast! There were archaeologists working on fossils right there that could answer any questions [...]
She Walked! It is Official... Katie has graduated High School!Congratulations little Sis! We are so proud of you! Proud of the Woman you are becoming, the accomplishments you have made and the future you are pursuing! God Bless your Every Step as You Follow on His Path!Katie performed with the Accapella Choir, the "Pony Pipers" Ensemble, and was chosen to play guitar and sing the "Senior Song!" You did a Fabulous Job Katie! We were [...]
Austin has been participating in an Indoor Soccer league for the past couple months. Yesterday was his last game, pizza party, and trophy time!This has been a really good experience for Austin since he is so quiet spirited and non competitive. Plus it has been a great way to use up some energy! They are so cute at this age (4-6 yrs old)! Today he had his best game! Good job Austin!
Some friends from church put on a baby shower for me last night! Such a good time! Thank you Alice & Ginger!Here I am in my last month of pregnancy!I have been so blessed by friends at church. A few weeks ago my bible study group also gave me a baby shower! What a blessing!
Now that Isaac is done with most of his traveling, it is time to start getting ready for the baby. Boy has this pregnancy flown by! With June quickly approaching (the month of birth), the kids are getting really excited! They went with me to my appointment yesterday and we took some great pictures of the kids playing with the baby models, listening to the baby's heart beat, and playing in the "birthing tub."We are [...]
The kids had been preparing all day for daddy's welcome home celebration. Last night marked the last day of 4 weeks and three days of travel (although he was home on most weekends)all over Oregon & Washington to visit his offices. This time of year is hard for us all, but in order for his people to succeed it is the small sacrifice we have to make.Yeah! Daddy is home now!Kelsey made daddy a cake [...]
This year I was seriously contemplating whether or not to do the whole produce garden thing this year. When my back went out (herniated bulging disk) in December, I thought there is no way... I can't bend... good luck gardening. Well God has been faithful to answer many peoples prayers and my desperate cries for healing and I no longer have a herniated disk.My kids loved eating the fresh veggies during the summer months and [...]
A few days ago a family friend mentioned to me the recent info on plastic bottles, plates and pretty much anything you use in the kitchen or to eat with. She said that she had heard a news bulletin a while ago about certain plastics about to be recalled (stuff marked w/ #1, #6, & #7). As our discussion progressed she mentioned baby bottles. I thought to myself, "Oh, I am so glad I nurse [...]
This year we are trying something new. We decided to do one big family birthday party for the kids in the middle of the summer so it is easier for family members who are far away to make it to "every one's party." It is a lot easier on mommy too; especially since there are going to be (baby arriving in June sometime) five birthdays between May and August. My third born, Megan was born [...]