Eid

Eid

So I’ve had quite the hiatus from writing since little dude was born.  I used to think, “What in the world do stay at home moms do all day?”  Now I think, “How in the world am I supposed to get everything done in a day!?” Anyways, we returned from our summer in the States on Sept. 23rd.  We were supposed to arrive the 15th, but due to an Air France pilot’s strike we were stranded in FL for an extra week.  I guess if you are stranded, at least it’s with family and friends in America. We arrived and finally got settled back into life here, just in time for Eid. Eid is one of Morocco’s biggest religious holidays.  It’s the Festival of the Sacrifice, where they celebrate how God provided a ram for Abraham so...

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Abraham Noah Romig

Abraham Noah Romig

April 25, 2014 we welcomed our little man into the world.  Here’s how it went down: 4:00am – My water breaks, we are having this baby today!  I try to relax and hold off waking up Scott as long as possible (knowing we aren’t gonna be getting much sleep in the next couple days, err months…) 5:00am – Contractions are 5 min apart and getting more intense, so I tell Scott it’s time to get to the hospital.  He makes coffee and loads up the car with our hospital bags, and we take our last selfie pre-baby.   6:00am – We pick up our friend/translator/birth coach, Kari, to help during the delivery. 6:45am – Allman Brothers’ rambling man is playing in the car, I can’t talk when contractions are coming, and...

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