5.10.2009

Freedom!!!!!!!!!!!! *

This bag represents Freedom. Ok, I'm being a BIT dramatic ;-)

B is now almost 9 months old. We've yet to take him to the nursery at church, mostly because he's a completely different baby than K was - he SLEEPS and is QUIET (usually) at church. Where, at this point, K was crawling and screaming, haha!

Well, I agreed that after Mother's Day we'd start taking him to the nursery. My main reason for not wanting him to go (other than gross germs that we have MORE than enough of, thank you, K and your 2 year old class) was his naps. He sleeps GREAT in church (drool, snoring, the whole nine yards...) Well, he woke up after we finished singing and I knew it was going to be a fight to get him to stay quiet. So, I did it.

I took him to the nursery.

Now, we are uber-blessed at our church, as we take the whole "multiply" thing seriously. We've got a bajillion babies (42 we dedicated today, that means, approximately 42 babies were born in the last year! Not ALL the children were newborns, but, not all newborns were dedicated...one of those horrendous math problems, haha, anywho). So, our nursery is set up "bed babies", "crawlers", "young toddlers", "older toddlers", "young 2's", "older 2's", "young 3's", "older 3's", "pre-k(A)"**, "pre-k(B)"**, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grade, and 4th & 5th grade....and yes...we have amazing, incredible people who serve 6 months a year in these positions teaching our children!!!!

Moving along....so, I dropped B off in the bed babies class. I felt dumb taking a near 23 pounder in there with these itty bitty newborns, but the kid can't crawl (woohoo, haha) Apparently, he did just fine...

We agreed that if he was sleeping, he'd stay in the service with us, to get his nap, but once he woke up, I'd take him on into the nursery.

Zach's parents had gotten the boys these super cute back packs for Christmas. I normally just carry a back pack when we go out - has changes of diapers, snacks, etc...for the boys and then my stuff (mainly gum, wallet and chapstick...) K carries his bag to Sunday School with a diaper, wipes and his sippy...well, B will now have his little bag...

And mama??

Mama will be carrying that cutie patootie bag you see up there! I'm super stoked (yes, I said stoked) :)

Stay tuned for funny stories from the weekend....

*Must be read with a voice used in Braveheart ;-)
**A is the 1st half of the alphabet, while B is the 2nd half :)

7 people have shared!:

Larissa said...

Glad to hear that he did okay in the nursery. We've never used the nursery at all with any of our children, so I understand what you are saying. All 4 of them sit with us in the service. Most of the time we make it through without a hitch. But today, Rich had to take Jonathan out a few minutes before service was over. And I had to pace in the back with Rosalie, while keeping a stern eye on my other two boys.
Love the bag!!

Becky said...

Yes we take be fruitful and multiply seriously too. lol. We usually have 4 families at our church (in a home) and and 19 children..with 2 more on the way.

Terra Jones said...

Larissa - I'm jealous, lol..one day, Keaton will be able to be in there, but right now, he needs this "run and be free" time.

Becky - that is so awesome! :)

heather said...

wow! that is one busy "nursery". i wish our church was like that!

ronandwhit said...

I miss that church :(. Glad B did so well! I think I would feel naked without Sophie! I love that bag. Very cute! I'm very excited about winning!!!

stephanie said...

so you must share where you found the bag:)

Terra Jones said...

The wonderful world of Target :)