child of God

It was important to us that Adam’s Dad, Michael, be the one to do Lainey’s dedication so a trip to Mississippi was planned! She did awesome on her first trip, of course. She even continued to sleep through the night there which was great (she has slept through the night (7-10 hours) since she was 5 weeks old!).

tired mama...tired baby

tired mama…tired baby

Her dedication was done the last Sunday in March at their church and was wonderful.






Brother Carter (Pawpaw) challenged us and all of the parents there that day to raise our children for our Lord. I will admit that when I look back at this photo I think of Simba in the Lion King and the song The Circle of Life is in my head!!! (you know you are singing the same song in your head right this minute!!) bahaha




The gown Lainey wore is a family gown from my side of the family that my Mother and all eight of her siblings were baptized in. Almost 70 years old, a Feltman Brothers gown, it has been repaired by hand in several places in the back. Lainey spit up a small amount on it while wearing it. While I hand-washed it once we were home, I imagined my Nana doing the very same thing nine times before me years ago. Wow!


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Our Lainey girl met so many more family members, including her great grandfathers! This is precious to me as I never met any of my great grandparents.


Great Grandaddy checks her out!

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Meeting Great Pawpaw Carter

This little gal is so loved by her family! We hope to make a trip to Florida this fall for her to meet the rest of my family next!

“So we have dedicated her to the LORD; as long as she lives she is dedicated to the LORD.” 1 Samuel 1:28

3 thoughts on “child of God

  1. What beautiful pictures! I glad you had her dedicated to the Lord. I know she has great parents & will make sure she knows our Lord Jesus.

  2. Thank you so much for sharing this journey that you and Adam are taking as parents of this beautiful, precious child. May the Lord bless and keep all three of you safely in his arms.

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