And Then There Were Five…

I am so excited to introduce you to the newest member of our family…

announcementbbOur sweet little Kate arrived on Friday evening and she is absolutely beautiful! It is so surreal that she is finally here.

To feel her kicking in my belly one night and then to be holding her in my arms the next…even after three kids, I am still so very fascinated by the miracle of pregnancy and birth and new life.

I loved her while she was growing inside of me, and as I decorated her room and knitted and sewed for her and thought about how I want to raise her. But now, to finally meet her. To see her sweet little face and big, bright eyes and every ounce of her preciousness and know that she is mine, my daughter, my Kate. I have no words.

I remember when I was pregnant with Aidan, and Phillip and I wondered how we could ever love another baby as much as we loved Jack, and then we had Aidan and experienced a fresh, new love just for him and all of the things that made him Aidan. When I was pregnant with Kate, I understood the breadth of motherly love, and that she would have her own channel of love flowing out of my heart. I just had no idea that that love would burst out with such force.

And I’m not alone…



These boys are absolutely smitten with her and can’t stop kissing her sweet little face.

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I look at this picture of my (three!) children, and I can’t believe they are mine. Blessed doesn’t begin to describe how I feel!


So now, there are five of us, or as Jack would say, “We are a five family.” And we are so very happy!

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Welcome to our family sweet little Kate! You are more precious than we ever dreamed and we love you so very much!




{To see more pictures of our beautiful Kate, you can follow me on Instagram @amandamedlin}

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  1. Gorgeous :). Congratulations!

  2. she’s lovely! your two boys will amplify all the sweetness of a little girl … enjoy!!

  3. I am soooo happy for you. I read your last post this morning and had to rush to instagram when I read you were at 4cm and was SO DELIGHTED to see all the pictures of Kate!!

  4. Awww…she’s beautiful! Congratulations!

  5. She’s absolutely beautiful! Congratulations!

  6. Congrats! Hope everything went well during delivery. You all look happy and healthy now so praise the Lord!

    • Amanda Medlin says:

      Thank you Ashley! Delivery had some minor difficulties, but all ended well and we are happy and healthy! 🙂

  7. How precious…Congrats!!! She is just too adorable- I wanna squish her! I love your boys big brother t-shirts…LOVE!

  8. She is beautiful!! Congratulations!!

  9. I was thinking about you today and how I remember after three boys just looking at my sweet Kate….finally a girl…and just so intrigued by her and how much love we had for her. I’m not sure if it was that she was a girl or our last or what but we couldn’t take our eyes off of her…we watched her sleep like crazy people….what a true treasure you have there to steward. May the Lord grant you an over abundance of strength and energy to pour into their lives. May you see each day as a blessing to be able to serve them. Love to you, friend.

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