30 hours later…

Introducing Miss Margaret Gianna Babbs born on December 28th at 5:39 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds .04 ounces and is 19 inches long. Labor story to follow.  Mom, Dad, and baby are resting in hospital.  Thank you for all your prayers!


is the night the world begins again. Praise God for the gift of His Son! Merry Christmas everyone; hopefully the next time you hear from me we’ll have a Christmas miracle of our own!    

The Final Countdown!

Anyone else remember that song? It’s classic. But of course I’m referring to my own “final countdown” – that is, until Baby Girl makes her appearance. One week from today is induction day. Today was my last pre-natal appointment, and I have some good news to report. 1. I will officially have gone the entire … More The Final Countdown!

7 Quick Takes Friday

  *** 1 *** I am sick. Not seriously though, dear readers, lest you get alarmed. I seem to have contracted that most disastrous of all foes, which can bring a person to their knees, crying “Why God? Why can’t I breathe?” That’s right friends, the cold. Having a cold while 9 months pregnant is … More 7 Quick Takes Friday

Full Term

Well friends, today is a big day. Baby girl is officially full term at 37 weeks! I have made it to full term with this wonderful baby. If she was born today, she wouldn’t be considered premature, and all of her organs are ready for “life on the outside”. Now, the question is, am I … More Full Term

7 Quick Takes Friday

***1*** Anyone planning to see The Voyage of the Dawn Treader this weekend? I think we probably will. I am about half-way through reading it again right now. In fact, today I just read the chapter which details the “baptism” of one of the characters. I’m wondering how it’s going to be shown in the … More 7 Quick Takes Friday

Mother of Mine

Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception, which refers to Mary being conceived in the womb of her mother, St. Anne, without the stain of original sin which taints all of us. This aspect of her creation is honored, because to be created without original sin makes her the only sinless human creature to … More Mother of Mine