Category Archives: motherhood

Hand, Foot & Mouth

Jude, Callie & Lily got The hand, foot and mouth virus. Jude had it the worst, the girls had sore throats…poor kiddos! 🙁 Mary James escaped the illness! Yay! And Annabeth was protected due to breastfeeding. Hooray!

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Sweet baby #5…26 weeks!

Wow! So hard to believe it’s April and you will be arriving in July! We are all SO excited to meet you sweet baby girl! Your big sisters want you here now!! 😉 We found out the weekend after Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Jude 4 days old!

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6 months pregnant

Wow…I can’t believe I’m already 6 months pregnant!! This pregnancy has flown by! My hips are really sore and night and I’m really tired in the evenings but I’m doing good. Baby boy is kicking much stronger, it even hurts … Continue reading

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12 weeks–baby #4!

Hello sweet baby!! Heart beat 150 bpm 14 weeks in Pigeon Forge

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8 weeks–Murray #4!!

I am 7 weeks and 5 days today. I am nauseous continuously throughout the day, although it seems worse at night or if I do too much during the day. I am so tired. I have some energy in the … Continue reading

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Hooray for Baby Wearing!

I can’t believe Lily is almost a month old…wow! Time is at warp speed now that Murray number 5 is here! Lily pretty much slept the first three weeks of her life and then last week she started crying. And … Continue reading

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Front porch swing

One of my favorite things to do when each of the girls have been newborns/babies is to sit on the front porch swing and snuggle them or nurse them. It is such a sweet, memorable time with my precious girls. … Continue reading

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Lily-3 days old

Lily, I can’t believe you’re here! Some days I was convinced you were never coming. 😉 As I write this, you are happily nursing. You are such a good little eater. You latched on an hour or so after you … Continue reading

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Lily’s Birth Story

Recap: 36 weeks– 3-4 cm dilated, 60-70% effaced 37 weeks– 4-5 cm dilated (internal os 5cm, external os 4 cm), 70-80% effaced 38 weeks– 4-5 cm dilated, 80-90% effaced I guess there’s two ways to look at my labor… It … Continue reading

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