On Saturday afternoon, we decided to take an impromptu trip to Galveston with the kids, and we had a blast! We met up for a while with our friends Peter and Kristin, who were spending the weekend on the island, and we walked around the Strand with them for a while. The Strand is sort of like the touristy downtown of Galveston. It’s come a
Young parenthood has been a roller coaster of emotional highs and lows, joys and challenges that have refined my soul just a little bit more. Of course, that’s for me to (dare) hope and for God to judge. 🙂 Despite it being so tough sometimes, I have had many older women smile and get that far-away look in their eyes when they talk about when
I’ve had a few people ask me when Humble Handmaid is going to get back online. The answer is…as soon as I can! Traveling, sickness, and general new baby craziness has put a damper on blogging. I have so many blog posts rolling around in my head right now…thoughts and reflections and questions and funny stories and ideas. And hopefully most of them will resurface once
Right before dinner last night, Faith threw up what seemed like her body weight in milk. It just kept coming and coming and coming, warm but tickly as it trickled down my soaked shirt into my belly button. The best part is that I barely batted an eye. I just stood there for a moment, plotted out my plan of action, then got to it.
Highs …I had the pleasure of visiting with several friends this week. It was good for my soul to get out of the house! Thank you Suzie, Lucy, Julie, Stephanie and Kristen for good company, encouragement and conversation this week. …We settled on a date for Faith’s baptism, as well as a date for a trip back “home” to Louisiana to visit family and friends.
It’s 9:28 p.m. To blog or shower? Or go to sleep and try to get in a few minutes of rest before the next feeding? Tonight I decided to blog and shower. (Maybe I’ll get in a few minutes of sleep if I type quickly!) I am still heartily enjoying my precious newborn baby, but I’m starting to battle a bit of the baby blues I