Our Savior's love, shines like the sun with perfect light. As from above, it breaks through clouds of strife.

May 30, 2010


We went strawberry picking this weekend. We barely made it in time for the end of the season, which is ending early, this year, because of all of the wet weather. (I'm not sure who was more disappointed - Clara or myself- when all of our regular picking spots were already closed.)

Luckily we found a farm with some strawberries left.

We made strawberry shortcake, strawberry popsicles, and fruit leather with our stash. Yummy!

Sarah-Jane, 9 months old

Length = 28 3/4 inches (between percentile 75 and 90)
Weight = 20 lbs. (between percentile 50 and 75)
  • New skills: turbo crawling, pulling up, cruising, waving (see this sideways video)
  • Does not like baby food (anything pureed), but will eat finger foods
  • Loves people... anyone who looks at her gets a huge smile and a wave
  • Loves baths... is desperate to get into the tub if she hears it running!
  • Has two bottom teeth, and 6 of her top teeth are on the way... all at once!
  • Favorite song: Little Sacka Sugar (I know, you think I'm making this up... how can a baby have a favorite song? Let me tell you, she goes nuts whenever it comes on- just dances her little heart out)

  • She's gotten very playful, lately (read: busy, busy... into everything). We figure we only have a couple of weeks before she starts walking.She is a happy, happy girl and we love her!
(I started this post a while ago, but am just now finishing it up... so she is actually almost 10 months by now!)

May 26, 2010

Topsail Island, May 2010

We spent a week at the beach with friends.
6 adults + 6 kids (all 3 and under) + one beach house =
lots of craziness, not a lot of sleep, but TONS of fun!

May 13, 2010

Happiness is...

a new swingset...
and learning how to pump all by yourself.