I just recently got back from visiting my family back in VA beach! Being there for a week just hangin out was OH SO needed. I have been living here in Knoxville for almost a year now.. crazy.. and it's been hard being so far from the fam. The main reason for my visit was to be apart of little Keturah Liv Feucht coming to be with us in this world. We were all waiting for weeks thinking this baby was coming "any moment", thinking that I would definitely miss the birth while being in Cali. But sure enough my sister went 8 days past her due date... which was NOT very convenient considering record breaking heat in Virginia Beach that whole entire week. haha. Even though my sister (Kate) was not thrilled about being so late, I was secretly very happy because I was given one of the most amazing gifts by being with her in those 12 hours of labor !!! I am not even kidding. I didn't realize that watching my sister go through all that, would be such a blessing to me. She worked and worked and labored and labored all night long with NO PAIN MEDS!!!!! MY HERO !!!! But the next morning at around 7:30 a.m. I was able to witness one of the greatest miracles EVER! I have never seen something so beautiful in my life. WhenKeturah FINALLY honored us with her presence... everyone in the room was crying and laughing at the same time. The midwife placed Keturah on Kate's chest and Kate kept repeating " I love you, I love you " and that made me cry even harder. The whole time Kate was in labor, she stayed in her own little world, very focused and in THE ZONE. But as soon as she got her precious baby girl into her arms she was overcome with a motherly love that is deeper than I can even fathom. Watching that part of my sister come alive has been amazing. I guess that was what was so attractive to me about the whole thing...
My sister and her husband have found another type of love. A love that is never ending. A love that is DEEP DEEP DEEP. I have heard that the love you have for your children is different than the love you have for your husband/wife. But I just wonder what that will feel like??? Kinda weird to think about. But whatever that love is... it looks beautiful. Imaging Nathan with OUR little baby in his arms... is way crazy! haha But I know that when that day comes me and Nathan will be as ready as we possibly can be :) SEASONS SEASONS SEASONS>
So now I am in love with my new niece. Even though I am miles away... I know I am still her favorite Aunt! haha (that was for you leah and alyssa)
Here are some photos I took of her! These are all from the day she was born !!!