Little Bella has captured the hearts of our family and everyone that meets her. We want to share her story with all.

Sunday, August 16, 2015


I was thinking today about the circle of life.  Marriages and joy, death and sorrow.

Bella put her arms tightly around my neck and buried her head in my hair.

I asked her, “Did you ever think you would be this healthy?”

Without a pause, she responded emphatically, “Yes!”


Here’s to you Bella – May I have half the faith and happiness you possess!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

First Day of School!


Bella is technically in 1st grade!  I can’t believe it!

She has the same teacher as last year (yeah!).  This year she has a locker in the hallway – this is a big deal.

Last year the girls were the first ones on the bus.  This year, it looks like they are the last.  As we got on this morning, we were greeted with little voices saying, “Hi, Bella!”  Made me so happy.

Have a great year baby!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Beginning of August

Off to the dietician.  We were instructed to do a food log.  Fun times!


While Joy was at the eye doctor, big sister was watching Bella.  She swears she only looked away for two minutes! :)

Bella loves babies!


Playing outside


At Meet the Teacher – so excited to go back to school


Saturday, August 1, 2015

Indianapolis Indiana Temple Open House


On August 1st, we drove up to Indianapolis and toured the new LDS temple there.  Afterwards we went out to dinner.  It was a lovely Saturday!

Friday, July 24, 2015

EnTech Camp

Again at Spaulding University.

And again, a ton of fun!

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Having Fun

Dancing and jumping

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Doing therapy – I will cut this! 

Playing on sister’s legs

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Bella has fallen in love with Angelina Ballerina.  Sister found this costume for her and she loves it!

I wish I could find a way for her physicians and nurses from when she was little to see this video.  That tiny sick, sick baby has come so very far!

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Love that these two have each other!

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Saturday, July 4, 2015

July 4th in Iowa

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I lost all of the pictures from our trip to Iowa except the ones on my phone.

Summed up, we went and we had fun!