Saturday, October 6, 2012

Meet Baby Finn + a SALE!!!

So, here is my big fat self at 38 weeks;) I worked up until the end of that week...then decided I'd had enough. I had gestational diabetes this time and had to go to hospital/Dr. appts 3 times a week.
 Couldn't wait to see those tiny feet:)

 My sweet boys:)


That's a lot of feet!!!;)

Meet Finn!!!!!!

The very next week, on Tuesday, Sept. 25th, I started having contractions. They were about 4-5 minutes apart...but nothing too intense. We decided to go to the hospital. They ended up sending me home that night because I wasn't progressing:(
On Thursday, Sept. 27th, I woke up at 2 A.M. with some more intense contractions and other sure signs that I was going into labor. We took the boys to Grandma's and drove to the hospital. We got there around 4 A.M.
The first thing I had them do when I got there was to check my platelet counts. With my previous labor and delivery, my platelet count dropped so low that they wouldn't give me an epidural:( Yep, I had to deliver my 8 lb. 14 oz. baby boy drug free:(
Welp, guess what?? The same thing happened AGAIN:( No epidural. I also found out that my Dr. was NOT on call :'(  Well, they must have felt really bad for me because they called him and he came in for me!!!! Oh, how I LOVE that man!!!! I don't think I would have survived without him:) He and my husband, Chris got me through it and we welcomed our sweet baby boy, Finn into the world.
 Best Dr. in the world!!! <3 So nice to have a Dr. who you know truly cares about you and would go out of his way and take time out of his busy schedule to help you :')...Sorry, I KNOW I look pretty rough in this picture....but I also LOVE this picture because it's so real and looking at it fills my heart with pure JOY. One of the happiest moments of my life:)

 Finn Blue Mense
September 27th
8 lbs. 6 oz. 
19.5 inches
(Incase you're wondering...Blue is my maiden name:)

Little Mr. Finn

 My THREE boys:)

Finn & Daddy

 Going home!!

My sweet boy <3

To celebrate my new little bundle-I am throwing a sale in my TPT store. Enjoy 20% off of all of my products from now until Monday:) Click on the baby boy below to go to my store.




28 comments :

  1. Great blog about the littlest Mense! And his super cool name. I simply love his little beanie with his name on it. And the look on the brothers faces on the photo with the three of them.
    Sandra

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  2. Congratulations on your new addition! He's perfect!!...There are several teachers at my school who have three sons. I have three boys also. So welcome to "The Three Boy Club!"

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  3. He's beautiful! Congratulations!

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  4. Congratulations! He is absolutely precious! Enjoy your time home with him!

    Pixy Stix and Teacher Tricks

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  5. All 3 of your boys are absolutely adorable!!!

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  6. How sweet. Sorry about the NO DRUGS thing. I think he looks just like Daddy. I wish I could have 3 kiddos but hubby says no.

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  7. Congratulations!! He is absolutely adorable! And I don't think that picture makes you look "rough" at all - you are positively glowing. :) I have 3 boys as well & it makes for a noisy but wonderful life - enjoy!!

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  8. Congratulations! What a sweet story and what sweet boys you have. I love the creative photos and all the blue shoes.

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  9. YAY! Congratulations! And wow- no epidural?! I can't imagine! You are one strong momma! =) So glad to hear everyone else went well! It's so amazing how everything has to be just perfect to have a healthy baby! And all the pictures are beautiful! =) I always love the ones of mom, dad and baby right after! It's such a sweet moment. =) Enjoy your maternity leave with your sweet baby and adorable boys! Congrats again friend!
    Jessica

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  10. Finn is so precious! Congratulations!! Enjoy every sweet, precious moment!! :)
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  11. Congratulations! What a sweet little face Finn has! I love all of the prebirth pictures, so creative.

    Kelly @ I'm Not Your Grandpa, I'm Your Teacher

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  12. Oh, my, you look AMAZING, your entire family is BEAUTIFUL, Finn is PRECIOUS! (The caps were needed to convey my excitement!) I love his name...can't wait to hold him!
    ReadWriteSing

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  13. Congrats~All 3 of your boys are so adorable!
    Robynn
    BusyBees

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  14. Congratulations on your newest addition! And thank you for sharing your story with us!

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  15. How precious! Congratulations Katie!!! You are a super mom...what a trooper!

    œKaryn
    A is for Apple B is for Blog
    Kideducator@comcast.net

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  16. Awe - what a CUTIE!!!! Congrats! :-)

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  17. Congratulations! He is too precious. I love that little cap with his name on it.
    ~Andi

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  18. Congrats Katie! Finn is too cute! Enjoy your time with your boys these next few weeks before you have to return to kindergarten craziness!
    ~Meredith

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  21. He is so beautiful. I love your photos! Enjoy your time with your sweeties!!!

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  22. What a little handsome fella! Congrats to you and your family!

    Mary
    Mrs. Lirette's Learning Detectives

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  23. He is adorable! Congratulations!!!!

    Teaching is Terrific

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