Well, Evelyn Hopkins Ducote, the time has come. We have hit Month No. 9 of our pregnancy and though I have enjoyed having you close to my heart for the past 36 weeks, I am ready for you to make your grand entrance. Our lovely doctor has checked you thoroughly and has assured your Daddy … Continue reading The final countdown
Today I finally accepted how pregnant I am.. I had to put on four separate shirts before I got to one that covered my belly (and yes, it was a Maternity shirt). I walked into the ladies room at work and caught a glance of myself from the side. Wow. I took a picture to … Continue reading 3rd trimester and a toddler
Ya'll. Ladies. Well, I say ladies, but your husbands are making just as many comments as you all are, so let's stick with what I had originally... Ya'll. Stop "Mom Shaming". Or if your household is anything like mine, where D and I are in agreement with how we are raising our child, "Parent Shaming". … Continue reading Can we stop Mom Shaming?
I fully understand and appreciate that most of you come here for Lee stories, so let me start out by saying that Lee had THE BEST Christmas! D and I try so hard to strike a balance between spoiling him with toys we know that he will love and educational toys that we want him … Continue reading 20 week update
I'm pregnant! We prayed and we prayed and we prayed for Lee. We tried everything we could think of. If you've read my post about PCOS, you know exactly what we went through. And for some unknown reason, other than God himself putting a hand on my shoulder, we have conceived a child without the … Continue reading And then three became four
My husband was up and out of the house before the crack of dawn this morning to go duck hunting with his buddies. It was like 28 degrees outside. They're insane. About 15 minutes after D snuck out the back door, I heard Lee's little feet running through the living room. He rounded the corner … Continue reading “Mommy..no, no, no..”
I used to think that I was destined for greatness (yes, this is embarrassing to admit). But in the beginning, didn't we all? Be honest. You thought you were going to change the world. Whether you were going to become an astronaut, or a policeman, or a doctor, you had big dreams. Anyway, I have … Continue reading This little light of mine