mom & sibling baby visits

They say grandmothers are “mothers times two,” and I love that… especially seeing my mom as a grandma to our own baby now. It’s so true! We were the luckiest to get her out here for a few weeks from the mission and although we really missed my dad, the fact that he could send her…


Reagan’s newborn photos

Reagan’s newborn photos, taken exactly two weeks after her birth! We actually fit them in the morning of my mom’s last day here in town before she flew back to South Africa…so it was a special day to capture this fleeting newborn phase. We had these done by Little Meg Photography  after seeing her photos…


Bringing baby home

The entire birth experience + hospital stay all felt so surreal, with the real part beginning the day we took baby home! Neither of us could quite believe we got to take this little darling home with us. As we rode the elevator down I told Chase I felt like I was taking the Mona Lisa out of…

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Hospital Stay

Our hospital stay after birth was sweet and sleepy and happy. It was full of naps, visitors, the sweetest nurses, recovery, eating, adjusting, nursing, pinching ourselves to make sure it wasn’t a dream, and mostly just quiet moments soaking up the miracle of our baby. We delivered at 9:40 PM, then spent two more hours in the delivery…


Introducing Reagan Kate Rigby

“Every child begins the world again…” – Henry David Thoreau I will never be over the experience of having a baby. I have no words, and also so many. Even through 9 months of growing a little one and preparing for this, nothing truly felt real until the moment I saw this little girl and the…

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