Since I had a shoot on Saturday when it was 105 degrees, for Kaitlin & Michael’s Sunday maternity photoshoot, I asked if we could do it early — 7 a.m. early.
They agreed (no one loves the heat), and even though it was already in the 80s, it felt fabulous compared to the previous day!
Although, Michael isn’t a morning person, he was still a trooper! When I checked on him again later that morning, he was snoozin’ away again. Glad he got some more Z’s in afterward!
Mia Renee is set to make her debut on August 29, but we all know babies make their own schedules. And according to Kaitlin, “she’s trying to escape!”
“Renee” is Kaitlin’s mother’s middle name, and also Kaitlin’s middle name! Mia will be the third generation with “Renee” as her middle name. How cool is that?
Kaitlin is planning on a natural birth — you, go, mama!
She currently lives in Illinois, but I’ve been trying pretty hard to convince her Missouri is the place to be! 😉
Kaitlin had her baby shower in my hometown on Sunday — Lake of the Ozarks! I was so happy to go back and see the old sights and celebrate with her! And so was my oldest, Lily!
I was in charge of the games at the shower. This meant I pulled out stuff like this. But I think she was expecting just about everything I threw at her. She knows me too well.
At one point, Kaitlin asked me if we could take a photo to showcase how she really feels. Here it is, in all of its glory:
I think one of the coolest things I saw while on Kaitlin’s parent’s property was this heron, just chillin’ on the dock! Even with me popping out, and my youngest daughter yelling, “LOOK! A DUCK!,” it didn’t budge. It just gave us side-eye.
It was a lovely day, a fun baby shower, and a great photoshoot. Congratulations, Kaitlin & Michael! Can’t wait to meet baby Mia!
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