On January 17, 2011 at 1:10am, we welcomed our second son, Jameson, into the world. He was born at home, in the water and we couldn’t feel more blessed. Saturday, January 16th, I had a feeling Jameson would be here in the next day or so. Mind you, I was 39 weeks and he was bound to come soon, but I could tell it was … Continue reading Welcome to the world, Jameson Lee Hembree!
To my 2 readers… After getting bored with the direction of this blog and because of it’s randomness, I decided to make a NEW blog. One that is focused on my little man and that will allow this blog to deal with more personal things going on in my life. The title of this blog is “Significance over Comfort” and I’m going to write about … Continue reading New Focus
My my, it has been awhile since I’ve updated! I think I feel like I have to write a really long post, but don’t really have time to do that. So it’s like a long friend you’ve been dying to call, but never do because you don’t have an uninterrupted hour to do so. Are you with me? I post lots of pictures on Facebook and … Continue reading Routines, smiles, milestones and joy.
Levi Patrick Hembree – Named after my Grandma, Patricia, whom we love dearly! For months I had researched, planned, discussed and anticipated the birth of our son, Levi. Nothing could have prepared me for the rawness, intensity and above all pure beauty of labor. Friday, May 1st, I woke up with contractions that were 7-8 minutes apart and I was excited to get things rolling. I … Continue reading The birth of Levi Patrick Hembree
There aren’t words to describe how much I love being a mommy. The cuddles, the kisses. Soothing my boy after he’s been crying. Looking into his eyes and hoping he knows just how loved he truly is. The list could go on and on. I was telling my friend the other day that all the trite things you worry about in pregnancy are simply that, … Continue reading Newborn session
I’ve done a lot of reading this pregnancy, baby related and not, but there are a few books that I have continuously gone back to for advice. Here are my top 5, but feel free to leave a comment and add your suggestions! In no particular order… The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley A great book for those who don’t want to do the … Continue reading Top 5 Pregnancy Books
After listening to a quick sermon on Good Friday by our pastor, Matt Chandler, I am reminded of the hope of the gospel: That we who were once under wrath are now under mercy, not because of ANYTHING we’ve done, but in God’s benevolent love, He poured the wrath, which was meant for us, on his own son, Jesus by sending him to die on the cross. … Continue reading The hope of the gospel