I had to take a little vacation from the Blog

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I have to apologize to all my blog followers. It has been a very long time since the last post. It has almost been four months! In my defense I have a have had a really good excuse. Baby number three has really made finding free time a challenge. It has defiantly been hard to adjust to this new little bundel of joy. I think having a third child was so much harder than having two. Carter is such a sweet little guy but he just loves to be held. He will sleep the day away as long as he is in my arms, but that makes it hard to accomplish anything. I just love to hold him, but I also like to have a clean house and to get things organized. I have just had to tell myself that Carter will only be at this stage once and I just need to enjoy every second of it. Even if that means I need to let a few things in life slide. Unfortunately one of those things has been my blog. I have been taking a lot of heat lately from family, friends, and even some strangers in Walmart that have been asking me when I will be returning to the blog. Well wait no longer I am back and promise that I will be posting regularly once again, and have a whole lot of new easy recipes to share. I want to thank you all that follow the blog and show me support. You are the best!

Baby Carter had a little fever today

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Brandon's Mom and Dad came to see us and brought Kaison. I was so glad to see Kai. I am with him all day long and being away from him the past two days has been hard. I really miss him. It also gave Kai a chance to be close to Carter and not have Peyton hogging him. She was so excited yesterday and didn't want to share him. She held him almost the while time she was at the hospital yesterday. While they were visiting we discovered Carter had a little fever today. They had to take him out of our room and put a little iv in his hand to do some blood work and find out what is going on. I had a little melt down and had a good cry. I am a little emotional right now. I just want to protect him and never have to see him sick or hurt. I am so excited to be able to take him home to our new house and have him in his own room. The thought of having to have him stay in the hospital longer was just so hard. I am just praying everything is okay. After they took some blood his temp came down and they brought he back to me. It was so hard to have him in the nursery even for the hour it took. I just love him so much. It is amazing how empty you feel when they are not with you.

While we were writing this post the nurse came in and told us all of his initial blood work looked normal. So I feel much better! Now grandma and grandpa just came back with Kai and Peyton so I will close for now and spend some time with my other little Angels.

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Baby Carter is finally here

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Today has just been amazing. We welcomed our new baby boy Carter Keanu Rasmussen into our family. He was born at 1:39 pm and was 8 lbs and 20.5 inches long. He is just a perfect little boy. It was so nice to hold him for the first time. I cant explain the feelings I have being able to feel his little face and touch his little hands. I love him so much. It is like a missing part of my heart was just restored. I feel so blessed to be able to have such a beautiful healthy angel. It is always humbling to think that this little soul just came to me from my Heavenly Father. What an amazing day for our family. I could never put into words how blessed I feel. The only thing that could ever be better is to be able to see him. That is really hard for me to hold my new child for the first time and not be able to know what they look like. I know he is beautiful because their are some things you just dont see with your eyes.

I asked my husband to post lost of pictures for my family and friends. My heart is so full right now. This has been an amazing pregnancy from the fun way we were able to tell our family we were having a baby on The Doctors, to this wonderful day. All I can say is it has been amazing!

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