Hospital Essentials: What to Pack

Hospital Essentials: What to Pack

So, as many of you know, I’m expecting baby #4 this fall.  My actual due date isn’t until October 30th, but due to my recent cardiac health issues, we will actually be meeting baby at 33 weeks!

While there’s a certain element of excitement that goes along with the idea of meeting this sweet babe sooner than we thought, the reality of it also hit me full force that we have a lot less time to get everything in order – including packing up our hospital bags.

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Mother’s Day Blooms

Mother’s Day Blooms

 

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I’ve been thinking a lot about what I could do for my own mom to celebrate all she has done for me. Truthfully, I don’t think there will ever be anything I can do or say – and certainly not buy – that would ever truly convey how grateful I am to have a mom like mine. And yet, every year, we try our best to spoil our moms in some special way – to let them know that we know just how blessed we are to have them.

Now, being a mom myself, with kiddos who are finally old enough to understand the meaning of the holiday, it’s fun to watch them plan and “whisper” to one another (and to their dad) all of the things they want to do to spoil me this weekend. Some of their ideas are pretty inventive 😉 But at the end of the day, the fact that they are even thinking about it is all the gift this mama needs.

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