All posts by Kimberly Hartwell

Thoughts on Thoughts


I know we are now past Christmas and on our way in the beginning of a new year, but I thought I would share this portion of an email from a dear friend of ours, Paul, who is from Uganda, now studying in London. As I read his letter of thoughts on Christmas from a

Any Day Now


So here’s the docs report:Dilated to 3, completely effaced, station -1, cervix thinned completely, baby is way down low – basically she said that I’m absolutely ready – just not in labor and she’ll be amazed if I make it to my due date and don’t have this baby by tomorrow night! Anxiously waiting!!!

And… We’re Waiting


Our due date of January 12 is still sitting out there – reminding us that the baby is not late – just not here yet! I have a doctors appointment tomorrow and we’ll see what they’re thinking. Just this afternoon I feel like the baby is coming in the next 24-48 hours – but who

Firsts for Noah


It is just so much fun watching all the new things that Noah is learning. This morning he put 3 words together for the first time! Mmmm…Mommy…Pancakes. Not the most complete sentence, but it was so fun to hear – I just smiled at my growing boy. He’s also started walking up the stairs holding

Fun Time with Brother Scott


We’ve had a wonderful Christmas celebration week! My parents came in on the Friday before Christmas and then my brother, Scott came in on Sunday. We haven’t had a Christmas together as a whole family for 5 years. We spent time going to church and celebrating, playing games, relaxing, and also a trip up in

Formal Photos


Are they worth it? We have never actually taken Noah in for formal photo shots, so that should have been our first clue that it could be a challenge. Actually, the lady who took our photos for our wedding, needed some web redesign work, so we did a trade and she came to our house

Traditions for the Christmas Season


We are so excited to be celebrating the birth of our Savior once again! This year, as Noah is already 19 months old, I’ve been thinking of traditions that I would like to have for our family. One idea I recently came upon was the old traditional chain around the tree made out of construction

Another One on the Way!


God has chosen to bless our family with another child! We are so excited to have this added blessing. Noah has been such a joy and blessing to us over the last year, it’s hard to imagine life without him. We’re sure it will be the same with this next child. We are going to

Happy Birthday Noah!


It’s hard to imagine that Noah turned one years old today! He has brought us such unimagineable joy and we are so thankful for him. It truly is amazing to watch as he grows and learns so much on a daily basis. We also are learning and growing daily along with him about our Father’s

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