what a baby does

We all know they eat, sleep, and poop. But now that I’ve had some sort of sleep to speak of, I’ve got further reflections.

By the way, I HAD A BABY!  Evelyn Rose was born at home on Monday the 19th, 1:35 a.m. Weighing 10 pounds, 8 ounces, 21.5 inches long and adored by her entire family more than any baby ever has been I’m sure. I’ll share the birth story once N has released her death grip on the photos. 

A baby strengthens the bond of both Mother-Father, but also of the entire family. Peace has returned to our home once again. Everyone is happy and more in love with each other than before Evelyn arrived. Something about her presence brings with it a purity and even the kids seem to be looking at life through a different light.

A baby bears the image of God, and reminds us of His mercy and grace each time we look at her beautiful face. The most wonderful of blessings, that we cannot earn and do not deserve…