Archives for December 2010

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! [Read more…]


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!     [Read more…]

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 [Read More…]

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 [Read More…]

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 [Read More…]

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 [Read More…]

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 [Read More…]

Stolen Book Meme

I stole this from Calah at Barefoot and Pregnant. She is hilarious, and serious, and I love reading her blog. Go check her out if you haven’t yet! And now, the absurdly long book meme that I am going to answer, rather than washing the dishes. Virtue in action my friends. 1. Favorite childhood book? [Read More…]


I am about to get up on it. Here we go. Today Rebecca wrote a very thoughtful post following up on her post of a few weeks ago about “just cause” and NFP. While none of the comments on her original post were negative or nasty (though the whole reason she wrote the post in [Read More…]

This and That

Since it’s snowing today. I’m going to watch Miracle on 34th Street.   This post has no real rhyme or reason to it. I just have things to share. So here they are. 1. I am scheduled for induction! I heard the nurse on the phone yesterday talking to labor and delivery. I go in [Read More…]