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I’m already amazed at how much I’ve grown to love this tiny little baby growing inside me. I know that she (or he…I’m just using the general she terminology) is no bigger than an olive right now and wouldn’t even fit fully in the palm of my hand, but knowing that this little person is […]

Family, Lifestyle, Motherhood, Random Things

April 25, 2012

How Much a Heart Can Hold

How far along: 9 weeks 2 days How big is the baby: She’s starting to look more and more human. Her essential body parts are accounted for, though they’ll go through plenty of fine-tuning in the coming months. Other changes abound: Your baby’s heart finishes dividing into four chambers, and the valves start to form […]

Random Things, Uncategorized

April 24, 2012

Week 9 Bump Update

Aside from questions regarding photography and editing, most emails that come my way are about blog design. How I started my business, what advice I could recommend for people interested in designing (or redesigning) their own blog, and requests to do reviews and critiques for other sites. I added Site Critiques and Consultation to my […]


April 17, 2012

5 Essential Elements of a Great Blog Design

I went back and forth on how I was going to do the weekly bump reports, but I love the format that Ashley uses for hers. So…I’m stealing it. 🙂 I think it offers a pretty good look at what each week of pregnancy is like, so this is the general format I will use […]

Random Things, Uncategorized

April 16, 2012

8 Week Bump Report

I had an entirely different post prepared for today. Had a post about how full of love and excitement my heart has been these last few weeks. And then we had a situation arise here on Kodiak that changed our day a little bit. I’m sure some of you saw the news. That there were […]

faith, Military Life

April 12, 2012

When Other Things Matter

First of all, I want to thank everyone for their kind words, emails, and comments yesterday at our family’s announcement. Knowing that so many of you have been thinking about us and praying for our family over this last year mean more to us than you will ever know. It has been a long year, […]

Random Things, Uncategorized

April 10, 2012

The Details of Baby #2

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Courtney Kirkland is a Southeast Alabama Writer & Designer. Since 2008, Courtney has passionately provided beautiful, intentional design to small businesses & bloggers and encouraged thousands to walk in a rich faith in any situation.

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