Trusting the Lord and Turning 29

My mental health has been really good for the past couple of years, with only minor bouts of anxiety and depression here and there, but it took quite a dip these past few weeks. I have a lot on my plate with homeschool, new baby, trying to keep the house reasonably clean, and Ryan’s two jobs and crazy work schedule. I have to be careful how much I add to that, and to prioritize those things that are most important. The talks Good, Better, Best by Dallin H. Oaks and A Home Where the Spirit of the Lord Dwells by Henry B. Eyring hit close to my heart.

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Mason’s Birth Story

Guess what? I finally had my baby! Mason Sidney Cleaver was born at 1:17pm on Saturday, October 13. He weighed 7lbs 1oz and was 20 inches long. My smallest baby! I was really surprised at how tiny he was, because he was also my most uncomfortable pregnancy by far. The doctor who delivered him said that it wasn’t his fault, and that his brothers paved the way for that. He said he likes to stick up for those 3rd kids lol. 

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Ryan’s Birthday and Moving Day!

Our house is finally done and we are moving in tomorrow! It still doesn’t feel real… I think once we spend our first night there it might 😃

Monday was Ryan’s birthday, and he decided he wanted to spend the day with me! It’s been such a busy year that we’ve been putting regular dates on the back burner. It was really nice to hang out all day just the 2 of us. First we went to my OB appointment where my doctor declared me full term and commented on how very healthy I am. That was great to hear because I feel like I’m dying half the time… I’m so incredibly uncomfortable!

See how there’s only half a cake here? That’s because he cut it and served it to everyone before we had a chance to sing to him. I’m so lucky he’s mine ❤️
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