August is Here


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Our son, August Joseph Peters is here! Auggie arrived on 7/16/16 at 11:52am. He was 7lbs, 14oz and as sweet as can be. We’re two weeks into this transformative adventure and both Joe and myself are fully steeped in baby haze. Who knew you could be so tired and so full of joy at the same time? Everyone is doing so well, and for that I am very thankful.

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You’ll be hearing more from me in “real time” in a few weeks, especially as I process the birth and get settled into this new normal. I hope you’ve been enjoying all the blog posts myself and our contributors have put together. All that work before the baby was certainly worth this special time away!

Talk to you all soon!


BY Kate Arends - August 1, 2016

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  1. Grandpa

    August 1st, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    Love this boy!

  2. Helen

    August 1st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    He’s beautiful! Congratulations!

    XO Helen @

  3. Grandpa #2

    August 1st, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    My new and forever favorite month of the year!

  4. Tina

    August 2nd, 2016 at 12:10 am

    He is so very beautiful! The are the sweetest of days. Many congratulations and Welcome Baby Auggie.

  5. Heather Hammel

    August 2nd, 2016 at 5:32 am

    Congrats! He is so handsome!!!

  6. Kristina

    August 2nd, 2016 at 8:44 am

    Congratulations! Enjoy your sweet time together : )


    August 2nd, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Nicole |

  8. Desi McKinnon

    August 2nd, 2016 at 11:02 am

    he’s beautiful! so glad you’re all doing well. soak it in.

  9. Gretchen Brant

    August 2nd, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    So sweet! Isn’t it just a whole new kind of love? Love the name — August was on our short list as it was my Grandfather’s middle name. Is there a story behind your name choice? Take good care of yourself! With my first I’d sit and stare at her while she was napping rather than napping myself and I was over exhausted, so no guilt on napping and accepting help. Little Auggie needs a well-rested Mommy. So happy for you and Joe, Kate!

  10. Chell

    August 2nd, 2016 at 8:26 pm

    Congrats! Beautiful family

  11. Jasmine Eclipse

    August 2nd, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    Congratulations! What a sweet face! You both must be over the moon!

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