What an emotional weekend. We found out on Friday that the baby has no heartbeat. Our new baby has gone on to Heaven already at only 7 weeks. I was still processing the fact that I was going to be a mother for a third time, only to find out that I am not. It is very sad, but we know that God is in control and He never makes mistakes. The toughest part was breaking the news to our children. We probably shouldn't have told them so soon about having a new baby, but not having had problems like this in the past we just didn't think, I guess. They are doing well though, even though I know it's hard for their young minds to grasp. Thank you for your prayers and thoughts, they really mean a lot to us during this time.
Recently I tried out a new craft idea~and it was SO much fun!! And extremely frugal, too. That's always a bonus, right? So here we go: 1. Take your basic composition notebook (purchased at the back-to-school sales for .99 each). 2. Go to your craft supplies and get your Mod Podge ready, along with a good paintbrush. 3. Look through all those scrapbook papers you've been randomly collecting and choose some. 3. After choosing your paper for the cover of your book and trimming it to fit, start *painting* the cover with the glue. Next, give the back of your paper a good coat of glue, too. (I left the binding uncovered so that I could use a contrasting paper there later on). 4. Glue it on! Remember to smooth out any air bubbles under the paper. 5. Flip the cover open and make a few cuts on the corners so that they will fold over nice and neat, then add a little more glue to the edges of the inside cover and a little more to the paper edges. 6. Fold them over a