A few weeks before her due date, Jada texted me in tears, distraught over finding out that the military was not going to let her husband, Joe, come back home for the birth of their son.
Childbirth is completely unpredictable. It doesn't matter if it's your first child or your seventh, each birth story is as unique as the baby being born. Some babies come faster than you can get to the hospital! And some like to make you wonder if they're going to be the first ever documented 10 month pregnancy.
It all started with a tasty lunch at Lemonade House Grill (as do most good things in Poplar Bluff!) Actually I’m fairly sure it began a good 7 months before that. ;) But my friendship with Kelsey started out strong over a basket of mozzarella sticks. Kelsey had been in love with documentary style birth photography for years and
Let me hit you with a common scenario...
"Summer is too hot."
"Fall is too busy."
"Winter is too cold."
"Oops, it's April, graduation is in 3 weeks, I guess I better hurry up and book my senior pictures so that I can get them back in time to mail out invitations." *cue crossed out eyes, dead face emoji*
Poplar Bluff First Church of God would like to thank everyone who made Carry the Cross a Huge success!
"What a joy and blessing it was to be a part of such an incredible event yesterday morning! To join with others across Poplar Bluff and the state of Missouri who are standing/sitting and demonstrating God's love as people and families pass by in their vehicles or on foot...
On August 27th, Poplar Bluff First Church of God hosted it's very first Backyard Block Party. What exactly is a "backyard block party?," you ask. It's awesome, is what it is. PB First feels that it's important to connect to the people around them, so they decided where better to start than at South Pointe Apartments in their own backyard.
In an effort to build relationships outside of our smart phones and our comfort zones, Artist By Heart wishes to change the way you understand connection by leading you toward a beautifully enriched community experience. You will be kept up to date with community events, get up close and personal with local businesses, and occasionally you will receive an encouraging thought from some of our community-passionate writers.