Saturday, July 16, 2016

waiting on our little man.


It seems like a long time ago that I wrote about our pregnancy announcement. But, these last 38 weeks have also flown by. We are only a few weeks out from meeting our baby boy and I can’t even begin to describe all of the things I am feeling. Today, I am currently feeling annoyed. Annoyed that I have so much pressure and annoyed that he hasn’t even made an effort to come any earlier. Rude. But, I am asking Jesus for help to not complain--simply because the gift of this baby boy is a true blessing. We are over the moon excited to meet him, to hold him, to kiss him, to hear him cry, to introduce him to Tripp. From the moment we found out we were having a little boy, I struggled to dream up a nursery for him. I struggled because I didn’t even know where to begin. I struggled because, uhm, he is a baby and he simply won’t care at all. Even when he is able to care, he won’t and he will destroy it. But whatever. I realized that I couldn’t obsess over it, because those details didn’t necessarily matter. What I did want was a space that I felt comfortable to be in, a space that I could nurse him and rock him and pray for him. 

We had some maternity pictures taken a few weeks ago. I hadn’t planned on having any done. I haven’t felt the prettiest or the cutest being pregnant and I really didn’t think I would want to document any of that. But, I thought I might regret it if I didn’t have something to remember this season by. So, my friend took some pictures of me and Dustin, of the nursery, and of Tripp. They turned out great and I am so thrilled that we got them done. Mer did a great job of capturing parts of the nursery that I love as well as our little family. 

























6 comments :

  1. I LOVE YOU AND DUSTIN AND TRIPP AND THE ROOM AND YOUR BABY!!!

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  2. Where is your cute little onesie from? I assume off of Etsy I don't think I've ever seen anything like that in a baby store! Also loving your wood arrow--Is it okay that I ask where it's from? I noticed nothing is linked or tagged ( A lot of bloggers list where things are from so they don't get bombarded with ppl asking where everything is from!) I hope you keep blogging!

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    1. Hi there! The onesie is actually from Old Navy. I got it last spring, so I am not sure if they still have them but it was part of a 3 piece set! :) And the wood arrow was a gift from a friend, so I honestly have no idea where its from, sorry! I hope this helps somehow!

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  3. Hi! Can you tell me what you did to the dresser? Did you strip the face of the IKEA drawers or cut new wood to fit? I love the look and want to do that for my baby's nursery. I would appreciate any tips!

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    1. Hey Kelly! I sanded the drawers down and then stained them! It worked beautiful and pretty easy. It took a bit to sand the drawer down, but once done the staining was easy. I would definitely sand and stain before putting the dresser together! Hope this helps!

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  4. Hi there! Love this!! Where did you get your succulent artwork from?

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