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This cute little bugger has made our lives so much richer these last four weeks.  I can’t get over how much he has changed and grown already, and I can’t wait to see his personality develop even more!

My brother and sister-in-law found him this adorable onesie… is he cute or what?!

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These guys are truly some of my favorite people in the world.  You’ve seen them again and again on the blog, and this probably won’t be the last time you see them.  Good thing they’re such a good-looking family!

Sean and Kimmi welcomed Wendy into their family back in August, and it’s pretty hard to believe she’s already over six months old!  We took advantage of a gorgeous day (in the midst of snow and rain for weeks on end) and enjoyed the much-needed time outside.

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To see the rest of their photos from our sunny session, click here!

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Going from 0-1 was tough.  Life changed in a pretty jarring way, but enough people told me about it ahead of time that I felt pretty prepared for it.  1 kid you take everywhere… until they’re old enough to have bedtime routines and temper tantrums.

The switch from 1-2 has been easier in ways: I am more confident with taking care of him, and nursing is going a lot better this time around (through no credit of my own– I think he’s just really efficient!).  Life is already disrupted, so more change and crazy isn’t that jarring.  Still, the challenge comes with a big brother in the picture.  Will Noah know we still love him?  How do I tend to both of their needs at once?  (The answer is… I don’t.  I do one at a time.)  There are some moments when I’m overwhelmed… and then there are moments when I’m just thankful.

It’s all so fresh and new right now.  February has been snowy and cold, and I’ve needed some warm sunshine for my spirits.  This kid has been that for us– he is teaching us new things, and I’m really excited to get to know him as he gets older and more expressive.

Here I am, learning this baby thing a second time around (and surrounded by glorious snow!)

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In church a little while ago, Suzanne shared a story where her father held his granddaughter for the first time and asked her, “Chloe, what fresh word from God do you have?” And he felt the response soon after: “She is the fresh word from God.” There’s something about a newborn baby that is mysterious, beautiful, and holy.

 

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Two weeks ago, we welcomed Judah Wrenn into our family after a fast, intense labor. With Mike by my side, our midwife leading us on, and Casey documenting the story, I was lovingly supported and given grace enough to endure it all and meet our boy.  Thanks to all who have helped us in this transition of life from a family of 3 to 4.  We are beyond grateful for such loving, generous family and friends.

I’m off to snuggle my boys!

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