Tag: baby

Lovingly Handcrafted Baby Blankets | Part II

I wanted to share with you a few additional handcrafted items that Lexi received after my blog post, “Lovingly Handcrafted Baby Blankets,” was published. We are so thankful for these mementos! Hand-knit pink-and-grey striped baby blanket made by her Great Aunt Ann, delivered by Great Uncle Mark on one of his business trips to Houston, and from my cousins Hans and Frances Embroidered minky… Read more →

Lovingly Handcrafted Baby Blankets

Just like her mother and grandmother did before her, my mom quilts. Over the years she has lovingly crafted quilts to welcome new babies. She made baby blankets for me and my sisters and now has made gorgeous quilts for both my children. She’s currently planning one for my sister, Kayla, and her husband’s, Dylan, firstborn, due in September. My mom—known to my kids… Read more →

Introducing Alexia Grace

I am thrilled to announce that we welcomed Alexia Grace LeFevre on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 3:13 p.m. She weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long. She has an interesting birth story all her own, which I’ll share in a later blog post. Since her birth, we’ve had both sets of grandparents travel from Lee’s Summit,… Read more →

Alexia Grace’s Nursery

Now that the nursery is finished and I’m becoming increasingly uncomfortable at 36-weeks pregnant, I’m excited and more than ready to meet our sweet, little Alexia Grace. Celebrating the birth of four friends’ babies in the past few weeks may also be contributing to my eager anticipation. Before we could even start on the nursery we had to downsize our office and… Read more →

Birthing Playlists

For the birth of our son and now the upcoming arrival of our daughter in March, my husband lovingly assembled playlists for me to listen to in the hospital. During labor I found comfort in listening to Levi’s playlist on repeat on my iPhone. Quite poetically, Levi literally entered the world to the last song on his playlist, “I Get… Read more →

Lessons in Blessings

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.” – Jeremiah 1:5 On Monday afternoon, we found out that our second little bundle of joy is a girl! With a son at home, we are thrilled that… Read more →

Levi’s Birth Story: One Year Later

On the first anniversary of my son’s birth, which was actually yesterday, I am finally taking the time to write down his birth story. Fortunately, I now have a great venue to share it! Saturday, July 13, 2013 I woke up around 3 a.m. with a pounding headache. My first thought was that I was dehydrated, so I drank water… Read more →