A few weeks ago we lowered Olivia's crib and put her bumpers back in. I don't think she was very happy about the change. Usually when she's mad and crying I find her struggling to push them down so she can see out. I was almost to the point where I thought it really wasn't worth it to have them in there when I found her all snuggled up to the side of her crib. At first I thought it was just a fluke but she's started working her way into that same position every night since. I love that she likes to snuggle up. Sweet girl is such a little love!
At 2:00 am this morning, our sweet Mary Grace was welcomed to Heaven. We found out this afternoon that she had a large brain hemorrhage. Reid and I spent three precious hours holding our daughter tonight. The nurses wrapped a pink bow around her little head and we swaddled her in a soft pink elephant blanket. During those hours, we told Mary Grace how proud we were of her fight, how she fulfilled our dreams of one day having a daughter to call "Gracie," and we even took a little nap, snuggled together as a family. If we told her we loved her once, we told her a thousand times. We prayed over her and gave her back to the Lord. We miss her more than words can say. I feel like we were punched in the stomach today and left with the wind knocked out of our lungs. Its so hard to understand "why?" in all of this. Tonight when we left the hospital, Reid turned on this song by David Crowder Band and we listened to it on repeat the whole way home. Its the exact state of our