Chapter 45: Great Grandparents

One day I hope that I am fortunate enough to be blessed not only with grandchildren, but with great grandchildren as well.  This has been clear to me as I have been able to share our pregnancy with our Grandparents. I have many memories with my Grandparents and love that they are able to witness Michael and I grow as a family.  

We love our daughters so much and I now see and understand how hard it must have been for my Grandparents to say goodbye to our family as my Mom and Dad made the move from Alexandria, Louisiana to Dallas, Texas. **Hadley and Layton- I'm saying NO now... you can't leave when you grow older and start a family!   As hard as the move must have been, we weren't too far!
 I have been blessed to have Grandparents who live close! (Well... if you consider 5 hours away close...  Just a state away)

Michael's Grandparents are much closer. His Dad's family is right down the road in Beford and his Mom's near Austin in New Braunfels.  There were times when Denise and Steve moved away from family and I know it was just as hard for them to watch them go!

Each holiday Michael and I have been surrounded with love by our parents and grandparents. Mom and Dad- we promise to stay in the Dallas area as long as possible!! 

We are blessed and happy to share our girls with their 
Great Grandparents!  




Gram and Nanny

 Gram and Grandpa


  Grandmother and Grandad

My Dad's Parents: Nanny (Nickie) and my Granddad (Ray)  
He's one of our girl's guardian angels in Heaven
My Mom's Mom and Step Dad: Gram (Noreen Diegelman) and Grandpa (Karl Diegelman) (I was never was able to meet my mom's dad as he passed away when my mom was young) 

Michael's Dad's Parents: Grandmother (Katherine) and Granddad (Jack)
Michael Mom's Parents: Mammaw (MaryBelle) and Papaw (Clarence)
He is also a guardian angel watching over our sweet girls

{To our Parents} 
Hadley and Layton's Grandparents
Lori and Lynn
Lala and Papa
Denise and Steve
Gram and Grumps

Author: Unknown
Few can bring the warmth
We can find in their embrace,
And little more is needed to bring love
Than the smile on their face.
They've a supply of precious stories,
Yet they've time to wipe a tear,
Or give us reasons to make us laugh,
They grow more precious through the years.
I believe that God sent us Grandparents
As our legacy from above,
To share the moments of our life,
As extra measures of His love.

1 comment:

  1. Love this post. And yes...I cannot imagine being over 1200 miles away from our newest addition in April:( I will be a VERY frequent flyer!