May 4, 2015
On a warm May evening ....
.... 22 years ago, we were anxiously waiting
for our 4th child to arrive. Our babies had
all arrived at 40 weeks & 3 days. And on
May 4th, 1993, we were at 40 weeks & 2
days, which meant, in our minds, that we
were just a day away from meeting our
newest little one. Would we go into labor?
We didn't have to wait long. The next day, at
5 p.m., labor began. And a short time later,
at 6:14 p.m., our 2nd daughter arrived &
she was big! At 8 lbs., she, like her older
sister, ended up being bigger than her big
brothers, who were both much smaller at
birth. Arriving on "International Day of the
Midwife", she brought a new level of love &
sweetness to our lives. The biggest surprise
of all? She was completely bald! The others
had all arrived with full heads of thick, dark
hair that eventually turned into a white
blonde crown. But our little C had not a
hair on her sweet little head. It soon grew
& for years, she sported the curliest, blonde
hair that fell well below her little bottom.
Looking forward to wishing our dd a very
Happy Birthday tomorrow. A time to spoil,
a time to be thankful for her gifts to us & a
time to gather as a family to spread some
love & good cheer. It should be a great day
& we're all looking forward to the memories.
Do you have special plans for tomorrow?