Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Anna, 12 weeks old

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Oh, how we love this child! What a blessing to be her mommy, and to get to hold her and love on her all day and all night. There is nothing sweeter in this world that sleeping tummy to tummy with a little life like this all night long. I do not think there is anyone alive that could feel more happy or blessed than I do. Second only to salvation, children are God's greatest blessing.

18 comments:

  1. I know. Our babies slept with us. All were breastfed. Until recently, our granddaughter(1 year) slept with us(she's bottle-fed). That was the only way we could get her to go to sleep. Now she sleeps in the crib(a cushion we added covers the long rail) but with the new cribs we're concerned she will climb out and get hurt. We're considering another pack and play with sheets and a covered mat(there's one in the livingroom) instead of the crib. My daughter and I are short so we can't lower the mattress any lower. Anna is beautiful. I was going to name our second daughter Anna(Luke 2:36-38 KJV) but decided on Angela. We live in a two-family(2 door) home with my second son's family(granddaughter-Hannah). The doctors wanted me to get radioactive treatments for a recent diagnosis of overactive thyroid(affecting my eyes,etc.)- I told them I live with my granddaughters so it wasn't an option and they agreed with me. Thank the Lord. He gives us a plain path(Psalm 27:11 KJV).

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  2. She is gorgeous!

    Zsuzsanna, could I take the opportunity to ask a question? How do you handle your family and your home while dealing with repeat hyperemesis? I would love another child, but my fear of HG and the knowledge that I can't take care of my others, makes me so fearful of embracing being open to children. I would love to hear your thoughts on that.

    Diana

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  3. That is definitely one of the cutest babies I've ever seen!

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  4. She's too cute for words!!!!!! They grow too fast...

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  5. Aww, darling. I sleep snuggled in with our babies too. I love breathing in the smell of baby breath and clean baby hair. Such a precious season of life is motherhood.

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  6. She's absolutely beautiful.

    Best wishes for a healthy life, Anna!

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  7. My goodness, she is adorable. Give her a snuggle on behalf of her blog fans! :)

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  8. She's gorgeous--I sure she's hard to set down!

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  9. What a little cutie pie!!!! She's at that range where, in my opinion, babies are at the absolute cutest.

    Oh, I'm working on writing a letter for your kids' "Cantering the Country" project. I live in Arkansas right now, very close to where the Duggar family lives.

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  10. Curious as to what your thoughts are on the Westboro Baptist Church?

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  11. Thank you, everyone, for the sweet comments. I know I am repeating myself, but I just love her so much. The photo is not doing her justice because it is so one dimensional - it doesn't smell like her, have her velvety skin, or feel like her little warm body in my arms. Being a mom is such a privilege!!

    Diana, good to hear from you again! You bring up a very good question - do you mind if I answer it in a blog post of its own?

    Stellar, thank you so much! I saw the picture of when you ran into Mrs. Duggar while out shopping - sooooo envious of you!!!! :) I'd love to meet her in person some day

    anon, I think the people at Westboro are crazy, reprehensible freaks. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised to learn that they are really just a government operation to give true Bible Christianity a bad name.

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  12. I agree with you about the Westboro "church". kingdombaptist.org calls them a scam and a fake.

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  13. What a precious little girl! She has the most beautiful eyes!

    Thank you for your comments on my blog (and newborn girl too!)

    God Bless

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  14. I should love a blog post about it! Please!!! :)

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  15. I agree with Sarah about the gorgeous eyes! I do hope they stay that way, they're ever so blue--and her hair is as 'golden as a guinea,' as my mum would say.

    Oh and pictures never seem to do the trick, do they?

    As usual, a day late and dollar short,

    Mindy

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