This is the amazing story of our micro preemie, John Craig. He was born on November 30, 2005 at 24 weeks and 5 days gestation. He weighed 1 pound 8 ounces and was 12 inches long. John is a true miracle and an inspiration to all that meet him!
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.
Jeremiah 29.11

Friday, August 28, 2009

So In Love...

...with my 2 kids!

John is loving school and has a really nice group of kids in his class. They are all around the same age (3 and 4 years old) so he doesn't look like a little peanut this year. Myself and another mom signed up to be room moms.....we are in charge of the class parties!!!!!!!!!! It's going to be a GREAT year!

Little Miss. Hope came home from the hospital weighing 4 pounds 12 ounces and as of today she weighs 6 pounds 15 ounces.....we are going to have a 7 pounder this weekend!!!!! She is eating every 3 hours and will go 4 hours at night. I NEVER thought 4 hours of sleep would feel so good:)

Jamie and I are adjusting well. It's definitely a lot of work having 2 children but we couldn't have asked for a better life. We are blessed beyond words and praise God daily for our wonderful kids.

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Sheri said...


Praise God is right!

2 kids is a huge adjustment though....way harder than just "double the work"

Sounds like you are doing wonderful though- and by the way I LOVE HER NAME!:)

and yea for school- Sammy starts Tuesday!

JaBLes Mommy said...

I am so thrilled to hear how much John loves school! And lucky you, Room fun! What a great little girl Miss hope is! Gaining weight and sleeping, what more could you ask for?! You and Jamie are such incredible parents and you have a beautiful family! XOXO

I am Amanda, I am the Queen Bee said...

Dreams do come true. Congrats again. Keep enjoying your beautiful babies.


Lacee Herbert said...

Sounds like you are doing wonderful! Great job little Miss Hope! You're spoiling your mommy! No - actually - this is more like what it should be. What an angel! You deserve it! Way to go in school John! You have an awesome room mom!!! Lucky boy! We seriously need to get together or chat!!!???~~~

Katie and Matt said...

Sounds like things are going great! Such a cute little peanut all bundled up in her seat! Have fun being room mom this year...