We’re Having a Baby!!!

I have some FUN news to share with you today!!!

Baby #6 will be joining our family this December!!

About a year ago I started having this feeling that we were missing someone. I would quickly count the kids to make sure they were all there, but it still felt like there was an empty spot in our home and in my heart. We weren't exactly sure when or if we would actually add another member to our already big family so I would push those feelings aside with the idea that we would wait to make the decision at a later time.

We strive each day to live our lives in a way that allows our Heavenly Father to guide and direct us along the path that he knows is best for our family. In my heart I knew that if there was indeed another little one waiting, it would eventually happen and when the time was right. Then when we were least expecting it, we found out that there was in fact a precious new little baby on the way!! Needless to say we are beyond thrilled and I'm excited to fill that space in our family that I have felt was missing for quite a while now!

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I'm not normally one to take maternity photos but my friend Amanda was here visiting recently so we decided to do a quick shoot and take some fun pictures! We were in the middle of a dust storm and it was over 100 degrees out so I kinda felt like I was melting, but I love that she was able to capture the joy and excitement I am feeling! 

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I also wanted to do something fun to announce the gender of the new baby so we brought along some sequins and glitter!

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Baby #6 is a boy!!!!! We are super excited to have another boy! We were in boy mode for many years and then switched over to baby girl mode when we had Emily and Elizabeth. Now it sort of feels like we are starting over as we switch back to baby boy mode again!!

I would love to know your favorite sources for cute boy clothing, blankets, etc. so please link me up to your fave sites and shops!! I haven't shopped for baby boy clothes in years and we are swimming in piles of pink blankets so I am definitley on the hunt to get ready for this new little guy!!

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Thanks for letting me share our big news with you today!!! We can't wait to welcome him to our family!!!

Happy Day!!!


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  • Cara
    August 4, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Yay!! Congratulations! Welcome to the mama of 6 club. 😀

  • Anita
    August 4, 2014 at 11:00 am

    So happy for you. The news of a new baby always brings tears to my eyes. Congratulations to all of you.

  • AnitaP
    August 4, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Congratulations, Maggie! So excited for your and your family!

  • Allison Kimball
    August 4, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Congratulations Maggie! What a blessing for you and your family.

  • kim Stewart
    August 4, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Wow! Such a wonderful surprise! Congratulations,. Love these photos!

  • marcy
    August 4, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Awww… congrats Maggie!!! That’s so wonderful!

  • Becky Williams
    August 4, 2014 at 11:25 am

    How exciting! Congratulations to you!!
    We had the same feeling not too long ago and are now in the middle of adopting. It is quite an adventure.

  • Elizabeth
    August 4, 2014 at 11:25 am

    Congratulations Maggie!! That’s exciting news! : )

  • Melissa Marie
    August 4, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Congratulations!! How exciting! 🙂

  • Jen Allyson
    August 4, 2014 at 11:27 am

    congrats!!! Tea Collection and Baby Gap are my 2 go-to shopping spots for my boys. Everywhere else is just cut so wide and has very commercial looking illustrations like trucks and cars. I

  • Kelly Massman
    August 4, 2014 at 11:34 am


  • Marie
    August 4, 2014 at 11:59 am

    Lucky baby for sure!

  • Debra
    August 4, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Little boys are so wonderful! Congratulations!!

  • Laura S.
    August 4, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    What a lovely day! Congrats and the pictures are superb.

  • Shanna
    August 4, 2014 at 12:52 pm


  • Wendi R
    August 4, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    congrats and love all the fun pics!!!

  • Suz
    August 4, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Congrats! So excited for you and your family! 🙂 You look adorable!

  • Annik
    August 4, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    So happy for you and your precious family ❤️❤️❤️

  • kiah
    August 4, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    congratulations maggie! and very beautiful maternity photo’s!

  • Iara
    August 4, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    congrats Maggie, you are sure a lucky family welcoming Baby nr 6. sending you lots of love and best wishes from Germany

  • Tarrah McLean
    August 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    Huge congrats to you and your family Maggie!! Baby no.6 now that’s impressive and look how gorgeous you look! These photos are beautiful and capture you perfectly…love the sequin touch too……so exciting!! Keep well xxx

  • Natalie
    August 4, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Congratulations! How exciting! You look gorgeous!

  • Emily
    August 4, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    Congrats!! Love Crazy8, BabyGap & Target for all baby boy things

  • amanda
    August 4, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    so excited for you and your sweet family. I don’t think I will ever forget this fun day!!! Congrats sweet friend!!!

  • Renee Hoffer
    August 4, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    How exciting! Congratulations to you and your family!

  • Scrappy Manila
    August 4, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    Congratulations!!!! So exciting! You look so radiant and you have that happy mommy glow! Hugs and kisses!

  • pati
    August 4, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    You look absolutely gorgeous and completely happy. Congratulations!!! Yay! Exciting news 🙂

  • Leah
    August 4, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    Congrats! You are adorable!

  • Rebecca Lovell
    August 4, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    Yay!!! Congratulations!!! I had that exact same thing happen. I would walk into our living room, and count the kids because I was sure someone was missing. It happened time and again, and when I got pregnant with our 7th child, he was exactly the one that was missing! I’m so excited for you!!

  • Deb pereira
    August 4, 2014 at 9:27 pm

    Congrats Maggie! What exciting news! I’m one of eight and know how wonderful big families are!

  • Emily
    August 4, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    Congratulations! Land of Nod is my favorite for blankets. I love their cute crib sheets too.

  • KateT
    August 5, 2014 at 1:05 am

    Beautiful photos, congratulations.

  • Rachel Izakowicz
    August 5, 2014 at 2:39 am

    I’m seriously impressed – 6 kids!! Congrats.

  • Bernii Miller
    August 5, 2014 at 3:02 am

    HUGE congrats Maggie xox

  • Maggy
    August 5, 2014 at 3:41 am


  • Eunyoung
    August 5, 2014 at 5:53 am

    wow~ congrats you and your family!!!! : )

  • Renee Z
    August 5, 2014 at 9:41 am

    CONGRATS! Such wonderful news! Baby Boy Blessings!

  • Mary Sara P.
    August 5, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Congratulations! Love the pictures and the annoucement, what a wonderful idea to use the sequins. I shop at BabyGap for my nephew (16 months) and love their selection of baby boy clothes. I also love Carter’s for basics and newborn outfits and Target.

  • Tori
    August 5, 2014 at 10:53 am

    Such exciting news! I’m so happy for you. Thank you for your open, honest, thoughtful and insightful post. Love the photos and the sequins!

  • Jessica T
    August 5, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Congratulations! Love the photos, you look amazing. And the little gender reveal sequins were a fantastic idea.

  • Leigh Penner
    August 5, 2014 at 8:45 pm


  • Marie-Pierre
    August 5, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    Congratulations! I think a mom of 3 or more is a super hero. You are on the top of my super hero list, for sure!!! 🙂

  • Niella Han
    August 5, 2014 at 10:54 pm

    I want six children! Gorgeous pics Maggie! Congrats to you and Brian and the kids must be sooooo excited! !

  • Christine
    August 5, 2014 at 11:28 pm

    Congratulations!!! I’m awaiting my first babys at the beginning of january, too and I’m also very excited. But I still have to wait a bit until I know what gender our twins will have.
    I wish you all the best for the next few months and a happy pregnancy!

  • Jocelyn Olson
    August 6, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Congratulations! The pictures do capture joy. 🙂 How exciting!

  • Clara_Croft
    August 6, 2014 at 11:36 am

    Congratulations from Belgium !

  • Wendy Antenucci
    August 6, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    Our 6th joined us 1 year ago. Congratulations and blessings upon your family. I thought it was funny that you also go through counting heads, that is the norm in our household!

  • Carol W.
    August 7, 2014 at 8:02 am

    Congratulations to you and your family! You look amazing – love the heels!!

  • annegran
    August 8, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    Congratulations, Maggie! What wonderful news. The best baby/toddler/boys clothes are at Boden. ( Mini Boden and Boden kids) – they are a UK based company with US sizes and warehouse. http://www.bodenusa.com/

  • Nina Chow
    August 13, 2014 at 9:46 am

    Hi Maggie,
    My sisters have always loved the stuff at carters
    and baby gap

  • Maggie Massey
    August 20, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    oh, Maggie…congratulations! I’m so so happy for you and your family!!!

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