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Monday, January 28, 2008

NightLight- Snow flake program

Many of you know the amazing story behind us being blessed with Amelia. If not, please ask and we can give you details. We found out today that she is the first Snowflake baby for 2008 and that she is the 159th baby born through this program. check out their website to learn more and if you have any other questions, we would love to talk with you about the program. www.nightlight.org.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Shalom!


So, I bought Heather and Amelia gifts last Christmas from a client/ friend of mine. She created a non-profit organization to help veterans coming home from the war. They are solid Silver Peace Tag (dog tags) with quotes about Peace. She informed me that she put this picture of Amelia up on her Web site.... how cool! http://www.peacetags.com/ These make a great gift and I recommend getting them for a loved one and support our troops as they come home. Her Tag Read's: "Blessed are the Peace Makers for they shall be called the Children of God" - Jesus

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Amelia and Mama Smiling!


Amelia spent the morning smiling at Heather & me... non-stop. It was amazing- and so fun! We caught about 8 pictures of her... I liked this one of Heather and Amelia.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Tuppy meets Amelia


Tuppy got to meet Amelia today and it was so sweet. He gave her an easy lick on the top of the head... He totally knows we "aren't in Kansas anymore." He stays right next to us on the couch though. Awfully sweet.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Tuppy update


Anybody that knows Heather and me also knows that Tuppy is like a child to us. We love him very much. I've had many inquiries as to how he is doing. He couldn't be doing better. He is with some good friends of ours. Ed and Carey Kerr have graciously been taking care of Tuppy for us during this time. It's been a HUGE blessing because we know he loves being at their home and we know he is being loved and cared for. We hope to have him home this weekend.

The art of feeding...


Amelia is sleeping sound after a great night of feeding. She definitely isn't hungry. Heather was able to pump enough milk for me to feed Amelia through out the night then she was able to get some much needed rest. I absolutely love spending these quiet times at night with her.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

1st Doctors visit


Amelia's first doctors visit went well... We are needing to supplement her feeding with formula until Heathers milk comes in better. Doctor said she looks great though.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Picture of Heather & I


Heather & Jason at Christmas.... I've had several request for pics of her... she doesn"t want any of the current pics posted... gee I wonder why. :-)

Heather and Amelia are doing great!


Wow, what an awesome adventure. Amelia is so stinking cute! We have totally bonded and she loves sleeping in my arms. I cherish these moments and feel so thankful & humbled.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Grandpa Tim

Grandma Nancy

We're Home!


We are finally home and it's so peaceful & quiet. Ha! Baby Amelia is obviously sleeping well and so is Mama. I think she's going on three hours now. What a blessing. We are both looking forward to this next week to bond and relax. Thank you for your continued prayers.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Heather and Baby update


Baby and Mommy are continuing to feel great. Heather is starting to feel sore. Amelia is doing so wonderful with breastfeeding, its amazing to watch instinct kick in. I'll attach some pictures from our first day together... Thanks everyone for your prayers and wonderful thoughts.

Announcing the arrival of Amelia Grace Mayer


Amelia Grace Mayer Has arrived! Heather is doing awesome. I have a whole new level of respect and admiration for this beautiful women I married. It's amazing how little sleep you can survive and operate with. I have never known love deeper then I do now.

Allow me to introduce you to Amelia....

Details: born 1/12/2008 at 12:02 am. 6 lbs 14 ounces; 19.3" long.

Friday, January 11, 2008

Almost there!

We are at a 9.5 cm........ anytime now....

Still waiting....

We are still waiting for Amalia to exit her warm comfy home from the last 9 months. Everything is going text book!

Amelia decided it's time!

For those that haven't heard... Heather's water broke at 11:30 last night and we went to Harrison Hospital at 2 am. Heather is doing great.. she's amazing. We are just waiting for the Pitocin to start working. Amelia is doing great- strong heart beat and still trying to wiggle her way out. It was her kick that broke the water sack. I bet she'll be a great soccer player. Can't wait to meet our new daughter and welcome her to the world.