Category Archives: Pregnancy

Birth Story

Dear Adam, You are three weeks old! SURPRISE! The last three weeks have been a whirlwind of your labor and delivery, a nine-day NICU stay, and then adjusting to life at home, but I wanted to write out your birth story while it’s fresh on my (sleepy) mind. I will include as many details as […]

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Ellen – Maternity Portraits

“Don’t you see that children are God’s best gift? The fruit of the womb his generous legacy? Like a warrior’s fistful of arrows are the children of a vigorous youth. Oh, how blessed are you parents with your quivers full of children!” Psalm 127:3-5 “For he will be like a tree planted by the water […]

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Telling the Family

Dear Adam, If the weather cooperates this afternoon, your dad is taking maternity portraits of me! I have had such a wonderful pregnancy with you and am excited to document this time for me to remember. I am so thankful for my body – what a gift from God! That it works, that it walks, […]

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Hey guess what?

January 19, 2016 Dear Adam, This past weekend, I took a tour of the maternity wing at Memorial Hermann Katy. It was all well and good (thanks to your cousins, J. and Addie, recently being born there) until we went into one of the labor and delivery rooms. I’ve never been in one! They are […]

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Two Pink Lines

Wednesday January 13, 2016 Dear Adam, Hey sweet boy! We’re almost 30 weeks along! Last week, we got to see you again at Dr. Rivera’s office. You were hiding your face again, BUT you were playing with your hands and even gave us a peace sign! You make me smile. Over a year ago, we […]

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