Saturday, June 20, 2009

Happy Father's Day!

When I married Bob 6 1/2 years ago, I knew he was going to be a great husband. What I didn't know, was what a kind and loving father he would be to our children. No one makes Miriam laugh like her Papa. I love watching the two of them together - and I look forward to watching that same loving relationship develop between Bob and Samuel. They are off to a great start. After all, he is an expert diaper changer and swaddler! In honor of Bob, and all the other great dads out there....Happy Father's Day!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Samuel and Miriam

Samuel is two weeks old already! He is growing - and we are loving him more everyday, if that is possible. :) He is a precious, precious baby. Miriam is thriving in her role as big sister. She loves to do "this little piggy" with his toes and kiss him whenever she can. My heart is full when I see them together. Being a big sister myself with a little brother, I see them and remember my own childhood. I also anticipate all the fun the future holds for the two of them.

The picture of Miriam below is on her new swing set from Pataw. We love being able to swing in our own backyard. Thanks, Dad!

Sleepy Samuel

He seems to like his fingers a lot...when he can find them!

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Samuel Anthony Logsdon is here!

Mama, Papa, and Samuel, shortly after his birth

Holding Samuel for the first time

Our sleeping boy

Miriam is a wonderful big sister!

Alice, our gifted midwife, with Samuel and Miriam

As most of you know, our sweet boy was born on June 2nd - one week ago today. We had a wonderful homebirth experience and feel so blessed to have a healthy baby in our arms. Samuel weighed 8 lbs. 1oz and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. He has some dark hair just like Miriam - and seems to have the same hairline as well. :) He is a champion nurser and fairly good sleeper, for a newborn, anyway! He was born after only 3 hours of labor, which I attribute to great genes (thanks, Mom!) and being so relaxed at home. My friend Alexis was here and was a wonderful help during labor and delivery. Bob, being the super dad that he is, was able to catch Samuel. It was truly an amazing experience. We are grateful to our wonderful midwife, Alice, and to God for working through all the folks that were a part of Samuel's birth. God has been so good to us! Keep praying for us as we adjust to being a family of four. My mom went home today, so I would LOVE any prayers lifted up on my behalf as I navigate the waters of motherhood times two! Stay tuned for more pictures!!