Wednesday, May 20, 2009
I only have 5 weeks left!!!! Yikes so soon,but so far away. My next appointment is on Friday and he will start checking to see if baby is head down. I sure feel like baby is, because I feel so much more pressure these days, especially on my bladder :) I only have 6 actual school days left. I will miss teaching and my kids, but it will be nice to be able to rest a little before bambino gets here. I have to start packing up my classroom these next few days.
Evan and I are slowly working on finding a place for everything and washing baby clothes, burp cloths, blankets and such. We got our glider in, but part of it was broken, so we have another one on the way. We also just finished our prenatal classes, which were so helpful. I feel like we are both better prepared and more comfortable with everything that will happen. Evan is going to make a great coach for me and an even better Daddy. He took Daddy Boot Camp in addition to the classes we have done together. I really am so blessed to have such an amazing husband who desires to be such an amazing father. I can't wait to watch him with the baby!
I have not posted an 8 month belly pic yet...sorry, I will work on that. It is much larger!
Posted by mcgintys at 9:47 AM
Monday, May 11, 2009
Had to show off this cute Baby Shower cake from one of my showers this past weekend and some cute stuff I got:
This is the goodnight TEXAS book! Evan loved this!
You can't help but love the Ducky head towel!
Posted by mcgintys at 10:44 AM
I had a wonderful first Mother's Day. I decided to invite all of the mom's in our family over and have a "Garden Lunch." Now we don't have a garden and it was 90 degrees outside but it was actually very nice as we have lots of trees to shade and Evan brought out a big fan. Evan and I had prepared all the food: chicken salad on croissants, fresh fruit, homemade sweet potato fries and lemon cake with cream cheese icing...YUMMY!!! Everyone had a great time. I am sure this will be the last event that I will be hosting for a while, so I am glad it went well.
My wonderful husband did these flowers an hour before the party began...He's so good! The arbor are made fro a pretty view.
Posted by mcgintys at 10:33 AM
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Today is National Day of Prayer...what an honor and privilege that we live in a nation where there is a day to celebrate such an awesome gift. To know that our Savior wants a relationship with us and has instilled the Holy Spirit in those who have called upon Him to be able to have such an intimate relationship, that when we pray and seek after Him, he stops and listens. He cares about every little detail.
This morning our school had a prayer walk. It contained 10 different stations where a high school student led my class in prayer about different issues such as our country, our school, parents, finances, missionaries, etc. It was a very special time, despite having to fuss my kids to stop kicking dirt and picking up rocks. We are working on the concept of reverence!
This afternoon we will join together for an assembly and a balloon release that contains prayers of students, teachers and administration.....not sure how legal or good for the environment that is, but it will be a sign of releasing our prayers to God.
How amazing is it that as Christians, we do not have to only have 1 specific day set aside for prayer, but that our Heavenly Father listens anytime and anywhere we are. What an amazing and gracious God we serve! Today take time to reflect on how important prayer is and be thankful that God desires to hear His children.
Posted by mcgintys at 8:07 AM