Well, blogging has all of a sudden been put on a "only when I have time" list and there is rarely time with 3 little ones under 5 running around our house. So, I'll catch you up on life since Elijah came...
Right after he was born a very sweet friend of mine made me a delicious Moroccan meal and came with two of her children to share it with me. She is precious and just wanted to help. It was chicken, boiled eggs, a pasta sort of thing and a creamy lentil sauce. Sounds weird, but it's so good. It's called Rrfisa/Tteud... (or something like that)!
Here is a pic...
Here is my sweet friend enjoying the meal together...
When Elijah was 2 weeks weeks old, we found out he had lost a considerable amount of weight. He was nursing, but he wasn't eating. We thought he was going to have to be put in the hospital, but our doctor put him on a "force feed" kinda diet and I had to pump so we could see exactly how much he was eating. I have an AMAZING FRIEND who lives in a bordering country and she BLESSED MY SOCKS OFF by coming to help for a week. God sent her at the perfect time too. She helped me with late night feedings so I could sleep, she cooked, clean, played with the big kids, and just loved me well as a friend. And, thanks to prayers and help from her, Eli gained 2 pounds in 2 weeks!!! I was/am so blessed by the friends around us and am so amazingly thankful to them all. Being so far from "family" has been hard, but the Lord has given me family over here to help in so many ways... Here is my sweet friend "Janet" whom I love dearly!
Life with 3 has also brought...
A TON OF LAUNDRY!
Here is my cutie in the laundry basket.
After I hung it up... he slept and I played with big brother and sister outside!
Oh the Laundry!!!
Here are two of my little loves. Sadie Mac LOVES little brother!
(Elijah at 6 weeks... more chunky than...)
(Elijah at 3 weeks...)
Loving his big brother... and his big brother loving him back!