Since my last four posts have been all been baby-related, I’m going to post on a different subject today and revisit the Wonderful World of Babyness later this week. Thanks for all your sweet comments and being so happy for our family. You guys are the best!

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If you want to get the whole story behind Madison’s birth, be sure to stop by her other grandma’s blog.

A few of you had asked to see pictures with Aunt Sarah so here you are!

Sarah wore a mask during her first introduction to her new niece since she’d had a bit of a sore throat that day.

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Brother and Sister.

June 23, 2015 — 23 Comments

I’m happily back home this morning after flying in late last night. It was such a joy to get to spend the past seven days in Florida, soaking up the sweetness of grand babies, family and friends.

These two particular people have been family and friends for a long time now.  There’s nothing quite like that lifetime bond between brother and sister.

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First Look. First Hug.

June 17, 2015 — 27 Comments

I wanted to share a few glimpses of our newest grand treasure.  (By the way, thanks so much for all the lovely comments left on yesterday’s post.)

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Oh Baby!

June 16, 2015 — 29 Comments

The long awaited, greatly loved baby girl has arrived!

Madison Ryleigh Smith was born this morning at 2:24. She weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz and was 20 1/2 inches long. 

I am writing this on my phone as we drive to the airport. A friend blessed us with plane tickets and it is so lovely not to be driving 13 hours today. We will get to meet her this evening and are so excited! Meagan said she was really looking forward to introducing  Noah to his little sister for the first time. Brings back memories of Nathan first seeing Sarah and jumping up and down. 

Just wanted to let you know the news. And trust me, there will be bookoodles of photos to come. 

Baby News

So what do you think? Is my sweet daughter-in-law looking rather pregnant these days? :-)

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No baby news yet. We’ll keep you posted.

While we are waiting on Madison (Madi) Ryleigh Smith to say hello, I’d like to write about another Madi that we know.

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No baby yet . . .although that’s probably a good thing because yesterday and last night, Nathan had a (rare) migraine and Meagan had an intestinal virus.  NOT such great circumstances for child birthing!

So we continue to stand by waiting for The Call that will turn our lives upside down and fill our hearts with more love than we can imagine.

While we wait, I’ll post a few photos I took of Sarah last week at an ocean-side wedding that Steve performed.

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