Baby Shower in Amarillo

This past weekend was a busy one, but it was wonderful.  Some of my favorite people came up to Amarillo for a baby shower.  I can’t thank those people enough for making the trip.  The lovely ladies who threw the shower put so much work in to it.  I would have never thought of the … [Read more…]






30 Weeks

The countdown from 10 weeks has begun.  Getting into the single digits for weeks to go is so exciting! I had a dream last week that Baby Z was a boy, so we’ll see.  However, in that dream I was encouraged by my wiser sisters who are already mommies to feed the baby a bottle … [Read more…]






29 weeks

It feels like belly growth has slowed down a little.  Maybe that’s just me.  Maybe you’re thinking that the belly looks twice as big as last week.  From what I hear and read the remaining 11 weeks hold some serious jumps in baby growth. There are still no feelings about Baby Z’s gender for me … [Read more…]






Table Makeover

This table has undergone quite a transformation over the past two weeks.  I wish I had taken a before picture.  I am not sure where this table came from.  I am pretty sure Ben had it at his house in college which makes it at least 6 years old, and it isn’t exactly the most … [Read more…]






28 weeks

Now we have officially reached the third trimester and have only 12 weeks to go!  I wanted to put that in perspective, so I thought about it in school terms.  Only two 6-week grading periods!  But those grading periods always seemed to really drag when I was teaching, so I have to find another comparison … [Read more…]






27 Weeks

In one more week I will be headed into my third trimester!  I go in for a check up tomorrow, and hopefully all is going well with me and baby.  I feel pretty good still, but have noticed moving around isn’t quite as easy as it used to be. Baby Z had his/her first round … [Read more…]






26 Weeks

Nothing new to report this week.  I have conquered my heartburn problems by eating TUMS like they’re going out of style, sleeping with two pillows behind me and one in between my legs, and keeping my late evening snacking to a minimum.  I secretly love TUMS, so I have no problem with that.  I don’t … [Read more…]






25 Weeks

A sweet, sweet woman (and I mean that) I know asked me today how much longer I had to go.  “A month and a half?” she asked.  Oh no!  I have 15 weeks to go…that’s more than 3 months!  What does this mean about how big I’m going to be in the end?  Am I … [Read more…]






24 Weeks

24 weeks down.  16 to go!  It sounds like a long time from now, but I am told by many moms that it will fly by. I feel good, except for the fact that almost anything I eat gives me heartburn…something I have never had issues with before!  Baby Z is moving around a lot, … [Read more…]






23 Weeks

To be completely accurate, 23 weeks and 1 day.  I’ve been feeling good, but having some trouble getting comfortable and falling asleep.  It’s like I have this big mass on my belly that requires me to lay just so in order to be comfortable.  Oh yeah, that’s the baby! Who, by the way, is moving … [Read more…]