The Color Blue on my Mind

Blue. A serene, peaceful color. The color of Rebekah’s eyes. I’d long been saving some lovely blue yarn to crochet into a sweater for her because I knew it would look beautiful with her eyes. A couple weeks ago I finally decided on a pattern and started. But since December 27th, I’ve had blue on my mind for different reasons. I started reading Fantastic Mr. Fox (Amazon Affiliate Link) to Rebekah the other day. She seems to really enjoy it, though I decided not to read it to her before bed because it gets a tad scary for a 21-month-old! It has … Read more…

Embracing the Pink: Our Baby Girl

      Nathana (mom): A baby girl: pink, ruffles, hair bows, and dolls . . . I know this is a stereotype, but we are trying to wrap our heads around a baby girl. When taking these last minute announcement photos, we realized that we do not own any pink clothes. Opps! But red and white make pink, right?! Fortunately, my mother-in-law surprised me with a beautiful pink maternity sweater a couple days later. I certainly was a tom boy growing up. Don’t get me wrong, I liked princesses, dresses, barbies, and baby dolls. But I could climb trees, build … Read more…