Since I’ve hit my 23 week mark, our little baby girl has been stealing quite the spotlight. Just this past Sunday, Brian felt her kick for the very first time! Sadly, we couldn’t do our happy dance nor shout hooray since it was during the sacrament meeting at church (those church goers will never know what they’ve missed). It was quite a special moment for us. I’ve been anxiously waiting for Brian to feel her move instead of me describing it to him and Brian has been quite a patient daddy.
I sure hope to forever remember how special and magical the feeling of having a little human being grow inside of me. It’s honestly freakish, alien- like and yet so miraculous and beautiful all at the same time. It’s hard not to feel blessed and loved whenever I feel her kick which is pretty frequent lately. It’s been difficult to sit behind the desk because that’s when she constantly moves. And so, I always have to shake my knees and such to calm her down. I sure can’t wait to see her little dance moves.
I don’t have an updated baby bump photo yet so here goes some photos from my 20-21 weeks 🙂
PS: Check out this Pregnancy belt from Huggies.
As much as I love being a wifey and having my own kitchen, there is one chore I never got along with…
Everytime I see the sink filled with dirty dishes, I seriously want to scream this out loud in a very melodramatic way…
Please tell me I’m not the only one who feels this way… 😦
But I suppose a clean kitchen and a happy husband makes it all worth it
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Just want to do a quick update before I start making dinner…
Brian and I had the chance to visit with my in-laws in Tennessee. We brought Samson along with us for his very first road trip and it was quite a success!
I also survived my very first road trip being preggo. There were uncomfortable moments and we had enough snacks in the car to keep the baby fed. One thing I love about my father-in-law is that he is a photobug like me. Here’s a little portrait of our family taken by him:
He also helped me start my weekly belly shots.
This 2nd trimester is definitely my favorite part of being pregnant. Long gone are the days of throwing up and super fatigue (finally)! Since my pregnancy, I’ve been losing weight and I am glad to say that I am finally gaining some weight- never thought I’d be happy about that. My appetite has definitely increased to the point that I ALWAYS have food with me nowadays. haha
I’m hoping to be able to put up our Christmas decor this week. Have you done yours?
Ladies & Gentlemen
Behold the announcement we’ve been anxiously waiting to share with you…
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Here’s our little munchkin at 12 weeks…
Brian & I are very excited & nervous to start this new chapter of our lives.
I just want to briefly express my gratitude to everyone who has been so generous & kind to me and my family.
Also, for our loving Heavenly Father for giving me this blessing & opportunity to be a mother to one of His sweet little children.
It’s FALL season!
As much as I love the summertime, autumn is just as beautiful and as fun. I very much look forward to…
Camping which also means SMORE’S time and bonfire
Pumpkin on everything
This also means EXTRA cuddling time
And of course, Thanksgiving and Christmas is almost here!
Well, I better calm myself down and just maybe sip on some hot chocolate. xoxo, Grace
It’s Labor day weekend and I get to spend it with these hotties 😀
I love my siblings! I’m so grateful that we actually like each other. Being the older sister, I had the privilege of helping my parents with raising them up (as much as I could). I love how we can laugh at each other and that no matter what, I can always rely on each one of them.
We’ve all grown up and we’re all in different places in our lives but I know we’ll always be brothers and sisters ❤
About two weeks ago or so, Brian’s cousin Spencer and his wife, Emily gave Samson a squeaky toy. Not quite sure if Brian or Samson enjoys it more…
Thank you Spencer & Emily!
Samson is 14 weeks old now and weighs about 11 lbs. This puppy is growing like crazy! He’s potty-trained and is learning to rollover and to walk with a leash on. We’ve also introduced him to water. He loves going in his kiddie pool but he’s still warming up to the ocean water. Those dancing waves makes his little heart beat faster than Usain Bolt can sprint 100 meters.