Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Weekend Wrap Up- Picture Style

Well I hope you all had a fantastic holiday weekend!  We sure did!  Our biggest activity was participating in the New Berlin 4th of July Parade.  Our church has participated for 5 years now...they started doing it before the church even launched!  The Ridge (our church) actually was seen in 2 parades that past Sunday, one in Oak Creek, and then the one in New Berlin.  They both were a huge hit and our people did an awesome job!  I will share more about the parades tomorrow, along with some pictures. 

On Sunday night we went to the fireworks in the next town over, all of 5 minutes to get there.  We have gone every year since we moved here with the same couple of families.  It is a lot of fun to spread our blankets out, sit around and watch each other's kids play, and just talk.  Then the fireworks start, we watch, then pack up and go home.  So simple, yet one of life's greatest pleasures for me. 

Molly loves the fireworks...the baby in my belly however might not be a fan.  Oh good grief!  This child moved so much I felt like I just ran a marathon when he or she was all finished!  I think the baby was woken up and did not like to be disturbed.  Hopefully next year this child will enjoy being on the outside, watching the fireworks!  Speaking of the baby...we find out on Thursday if we are having a boy or a girl!  I am so excited, yet anxious.  Having a miscarriage truly jades your view of pregnancy.  Gone are the happy go-lucky days of feeling great and loving life.  Now you question every movement you feel, or if you don't feel movement, you get more anxious about doctor's appointments, ultra sounds.  It's like you set yourself up for the worst news of your life every day, because you feel like having a healthy baby is too good to be true.  As you can tell, I am a little on the stressed side.  I have zero reason to feel/think anything could be wrong with this child, but I still do!  Some prayers would be nice, please and thank you :)

Now onto the photos!

In no particular order...enjoy!






Overall it was a wonderful weekend, and Molly slept in for the first time in her life yesterday!  We slept till 8:30!  I am sure that is getting up early for some of your kids, but our usual wake up time is anywhere between 5:30-6am, so I will take 8:30am any day!

10 comments:

Kristin said...

Y'all look so cute in your red, white, and blue! I love your red necklace!! I am praying for you to have a peaceful and fun ultrasound appointment! I can't wait to find out if it's a girl or a boy!! Yay!!

Sarah Robbins said...

What a fun weekend! 4th of July is one of my favorites, too.

I was just reading another blog post by a friend who is pregnant again after her baby passed away shortly after birth. When she first found out she was pregnant, she was really comforted by the confidence of friends. She had several who said they were claiming a healthy pregnancy for her in Christ's name, and faithfully praying that same thing. I just want to offer you the same comfort- claim this pregnancy in Christ's name and don't allow Satan to rob you of your joy. I've never had a miscarriage, but I have still been fighting this same battle. I love this passage in Hebrews 10 "23Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful."

Barclay Kathryn said...

I will of course be praying for your appointment! So exciting. Just enjoy every moment, every kick, every trip to the potty. Don't let satan rob you of that. : )

Lauren said...

you look adorable! Great photos!! Praying for you :)

Holly said...

I would have loved to take Kyndra to a parade on Sat but I worked. Maybe next year? I'm glad Molly liked the fireworks. Not sure on Kyndra but it was still nice to go.

Excited for Thursday and praying all goes well for the US. I totally know what you mean about a different view on pregnancy. I'm living it with ya! Praying that we both get through these pregnancies safely with our babies.

8:30 is def sleeping in for me!! I don't think Kyndra has ever slept that late! She usually is up by 7.

Steph T. said...

Love 4th of July...the colors....the fireworks...the food..but the fellowship tops it off....:)

Veronica said...

Love Molly's 4th dress! So cute! I'm anxious to find out what you're having. I'll be thinking about you tomorrow!

P.S. I made Kristin take a guess on what you're having and I told her what my guess is too. It will be fun to see who's right!

He & Me + 3 said...

Praying that your appointment goes well. I love Molly's hair. So beautiful. So glad that your weekend went so well. Can't wait to hear what you will be having.

茂慧茂慧 said...

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Becca said...

What a fun weekend! Molly is so cute and I love that little dress. You look great too. I hope Molly sleeps in for you more often!!