Category Archives: Family

Update – I am not pregnant anymore

Just a quick post to let you know what happened during the last couple of months. I am not pregnant anymore. Our little daughter J. was born prematurely on 9 March 2013. She died in my arms shortly after the … Continue reading

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Made it!

We made it to Atlanta! Travel wasn’t too bad. A friend of ours volunteered to drive us to the airport early Saturday morning. The flight from Munich to Frankfort was completely uneventful. Little C. slept through her first flight ever … Continue reading

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Learning the word “no”

I think that we have reached a stage in which little C. needs and wants to learn the word “no”. She is nearing eight months now, moving around more, grabbing everything, and putting it in her mouth. I think that … Continue reading

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Into trouble for the first time

Today little C. got into trouble for the first time. Yesterday while cleaning I did accidentally put her playpen next to our Ficus. This morning I put C. into the playpen because I wanted to take a shower. First I heard … Continue reading

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Eating on her own

This is how C. looks like when trying to eat on her own. It is a new skill! And with this step in developement, she finds it pretty uncool do be fed. Therefore any attempts have the following outcome: C. … Continue reading

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Why I love hand-me-downs

I love hand-me-downs. Not only for my little one. For myself as well. My mother recently gave me a lot of t-shirts and a couple of skirts. A friend offered me a couple of lovely blouses – she only asked for … Continue reading

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Exhausted from eating

Sometimes C. falls asleep while being spoon fed. So cute! And such a luxury! How many kids are starving physically, emotionally or spiritually? How many kids don’t have a loving mother watching over their sleep after being fed because they … Continue reading

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After the Birth

Reading the birth story, the birth of little C. sounds like a breeze. It wasn’t of course. However, it was blessed and I am glad and thankful that the hospital made an all natural birth possible. There was no medication, … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Birth (2)

Please read part 1 here. We arrived at the hospital at 6:54 am at the same time with another lady and her husband. She was obviously in active labor. Watching her breathe trough contractions confirmed my strong presumption that at … Continue reading

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Pregnany and Birth (1)

Please refer to my posts on our fertility struggles Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. I realized that I was pregnant two months into my new nine-to-five-job. That was in early May 2011. I had a six-months’ probation … Continue reading

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