2.20.17

Mom Life Mondays: Blog Link Up #24

Happy Monday! I am so refreshed from a weekend full of sunshine! I’m still getting over (another) head cold, but it was so good to be outside all weekend long. Hope you were all enjoying a bit of sunshine and warm weather, too!

Read below for a bumpdate and weekend recap and don’t forget to link-up with your current posts!

BUMPDATE

I can’t believe it, but I am already 24 weeks along. It’s such a big milestone in pregnancy. While we still have some time to meet our newest little love, I’m happy to know that we’ve reached viability. I am grateful every day for this healthy pregnancy and baby. Especially after suffering an early loss a few years ago, I don’t take for granted how lucky I am to have average, uneventful pregnancies and my boys.

I’m feeling well most days, though I think my bump has popped and I feel like my belly is growing every day. The heartburn is in full force and so is the insomnia! But, I’m happy to say that I’m eating well and love that I have energy to keep up with the boys most days.

I have a check-up this week and then next month will be my glucose exam. I’m still in shock mode and I think I’ll probably remain here until he’s actually here! For now, I’m just enjoying his baby kicks and enjoying my growing bump!

WKND RECAP

Oh, sunshine! Sunshine is so, so good for our MI souls. We’re usually in need of Vitamin D during our long, winter months. 65 degree days in February are unheard of, but we thoroughly enjoyed our warm, sun-filled weekend! I toted the kids around to run some of our usual errands and spent most of our days outside! Riding cars, bikes, drawing with chalk and basking in the sunshine.

Yesterday was a special day for our family. We had our sweet C baptized. It was a small, intimate ceremony with our parents. We weren’t sure how C would do since he was one of the oldest babies/toddlers getting baptized, but it went smoothly! It was a beautiful day of celebrating Jesus and our son’s baptism. His gracious hand over our lives is something we try to live by and remember every day. Our hearts are overjoyed to share our love for Jesus with our kids and hope that they come to know Him in their lives as we have exprienced thus far in our lives. May Jesus who loves all children, bless your little one with His love and grace on this special day and always.

Have you heard of blog link ups? Join us for our Mom Life Mondays blog linkup 24!

What is a blog link-up you ask? It’s a regular post that I’ have on Mondays [pending any holidays or life emergencies], but it’s a place you can come to find the latest and greatest blog posts about all things parenting, motherhood, lifestyle, etc.

Featured Blogger from Link Up #23: Danielle @ A Sprinkle of Joy

Today, I’m featuring my friend Danielle, a fellow MI blogger! and her post, Raining Bokeh Hearts! She has such cute and easy to learn tips on taking photos! I’m currently reading through her photo tips series! I’m a complete novice when it comes to using my DSLR in manual mode. Danielle’s photo-taking tips are simple and easy to understand, make sure to check out her site!

If you’re a blogger, please feel free to drop a link to a current motherhood-related blog post. I just ask that you follow the instructions detailed below!

We also have a chat loop on Instagram! Please follow JeeYoung (me!) @simplyeveryblog & Shannon @momwithoutlabels for our weekly #IGMOMSCHAT (usually on Thursday nights @ 9pm EST!)

Have a fabulous week, loves!

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41 Comments

  1. You look fabulous! I’m loving that dress!
    Also, so great to see DMB girls supporting each other. 🙂
    Happy Monday!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      You’re the sweetest! Can’t wait for our next outingb

      Published 2.21.17
  2. Danielle wrote:

    Awww, thanks so much for the feature friend! 🙂 Made my heart smile, Annabelle was like “look mommy that’s you!!” I can’t wait to hang out more!! Also, Congratulations on the Baptism. Very exciting!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Of course sweet friend! Thanks for the photo tips!!

      Published 2.21.17
  3. I’m glad to hear, for the most part, you’re feeling well! With a newborn, I’m sleeping better than I did in a year – I completely get and sympathize with the insomnia. You look amazing, and congrats on your little one’s baptism.

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thank you mama! Hope you’re enjoying the newborn snuggles! So so adorable she is!

      Published 2.21.17
  4. Candy wrote:

    Wonderful to hear your feel pretty good. Old wives tail if you have heart burn baby is growing air.

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thank you! Yes I had heartburn all three times and both of my kids had full heads of hair, I’m sure this one will too!

      Published 2.21.17
  5. You’re a cute pregnant lady! Glad to hear you are doing well. What a blessing to be expecting! The pics of your little in his tux is so cute!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thanks mama!! Such a blessing!

      Published 2.21.17
  6. Belle wrote:

    You look fabulous! Congratulations!!! This is such an exciting time! Wishing you a healthy pregnancy all the way until your delivery!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thanks for your well wishes sweet mama

      Published 2.21.17
  7. You look absolutely stunning mama!! And love little C´´ s baptism outfit, so cute!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thanks swt friend! Love him in his lil suit lol

      Published 2.21.17
  8. Shay wrote:

    Your bump is just too cute! Love that floral dress too! We had a ton of sunshine too- it was absolutely lovely!!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      The dress is so comfy!

      Published 2.21.17
  9. Joanna wrote:

    That baby bump is too cute!!! And I am loving that dress on you:)

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thanks pretty mama!!

      Published 2.21.17
  10. Kirstin wrote:

    I’m from Michigan as well and wasn’t this such a perfect, beautiful weekend? What part of MI are you from? I”m from the Macomb area!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      I’m from Troy and live in Macomb! We have to get together!!

      Published 2.21.17
  11. Ayana wrote:

    Happy Baptism to the little guy! Looks like an awesome weekend and I loooove the baby Mercedes!! <333

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thank you! They love their car!!

      Published 2.21.17
  12. I can’t believe you’re 24 weeks already! I feel like you just announced your pregnancy. I feel like pregnancies get faster and faster the more kids you have. My first dragged on and on, but my second pregnancy FLEW by! If we have a third, I’ll probably blink and be in labor. Yay for healthy boys, mama!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      It’s literally flying by! I need more time to get ready!!!!

      Published 2.21.17
  13. Elizabeth wrote:

    What a blessed day for yr little C and family, congratulations 🙂

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Ty! It was a very special day for us!

      Published 2.21.17
  14. Seriously you are so gorgeous with your baby bump! You look great. Looks like a fabulous weekend celebrating.

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      You’re the sweetest Sarah! Have a great week!

      Published 2.21.17
  15. Hannah wrote:

    Congrats on the baptism and the pregnancy! It’s great to see fellow Catholics in the blog world 🙂

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thank you! My husband is Catholic and so is my maternal side!

      Published 2.21.17
  16. Melanie wrote:

    You look great. I hope your pregnancy continues to go smoothly!

    Published 2.20.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thank you so much!

      Published 2.21.17
  17. Kathy wrote:

    The nice weather makes a world of difference. We had plenty of sunshine on the east coast too and everyone was in a great mood. Looking forward to warmer weather already.

    Published 2.21.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      I’m so ready for Spring!

      Published 2.21.17
  18. Can’t believe you are more than half way through! You give me serious baby envy!

    Published 2.21.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Have another!!!!

      Published 2.21.17
  19. Shannon wrote:

    You are the most adorable preggo ever!

    Published 2.21.17
    • JeeYoung wrote:

      Thanks my sweet friend

      Published 2.21.17
  20. Lindsey wrote:

    So glad you are feeling well! I can’t believe you are more than halfway through this pregnancy. Seems like you just announced! And how special that y’all had your little one baptized. What a meaningful day! 🙂

    Published 2.22.17
  21. Your pregnancy is flying! Baby boy will be here before you know it! You look great!

    Published 2.22.17

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