in love

We are all in love with our little Cora Mae. I am working on lots of updates, but in the mean time here are a few pictures and some stats. At her two week appointment she weighed in at 7 pounds 12 ounces. At this point they just hope they are back to their birth […]

The gift of Love

Cora Mae Dyer   Rarely is anything “too personal” for me to share, I share my thoughts openly and often far to willingly…but the birth of Cora Mae was deeply personal, and I struggle to find adequate words to express my true feelings. Her pregnancy, labor, and delivery to get here was similar, but my […]

Labor Day

It’s a girl! We already knew that, but we are utterly delighted that she is here now. Cora Mae Dyer was born at 3:15 on Labor Day (Monday September 3rd, 2012). She is beautiful, healthy, and so very loved. For the numerically minded among you, she is weighed in at 7 pounds 7 ounces and […]

Prayers Please

UGH… I was having contractions all throughout the day yesterday. Nothing much and I really wasn’t sure anything was going to come of it. But tonight or last night, who knows what it is when you get zero sleep, the contractions picked up the pace and have kept me up all night long. I have […]


My heart was brimming with gratitude and love for my sweet little kids as I tucked them into bed tonight, and sang to them. {Lucky for me, Jacob still lets me. I am sure the back scratch is a huge incentive. } By the way, Kaitlyn LOVES a good long back scratch. A while ago […]