Past Language

Katie Kleinjung Life, Missions, Our Family, Thailand 0 Comments

  We’ve been in Thailand for a little over two months now. And in the last two months, we’ve picked up…very little Thai. Sure, there are phrases we know when we hear  them and we’ve gotten used to how Thai sounds (which is huge as it’s a tonal language). But we still can’t order food in Thai and Heaven help …

Dear Shepherd, I’m Still Your Mom.

Katie Kleinjung Dear Shep, Life, Our Family 0 Comments

Shepherd. Oh Shepherd. Lately you’ve been… less than awesome. Things have been hard for you and I’m sure you don’t fully understand why. Dad and I have some theories about what’s going on in your tiny baby brain, and mostly we think it’s about the addition of Valor. And maybe some molars coming in. I think you’ve noticed that my …

“Something’s HAPPENING!”

Katie Kleinjung Life, Missions, Our Family, Real Messy Missions, Thailand 2 Comments

Frick. Oh no. No. No. We just got here…there’s no way. No way. It’s two weeks early.Drink some water, don’t panic, they’ll stop. You’re dehydrated from the sun. This isn’t real. Just take a nap and drink some water and you’ll be fine. Sorry, Valor, but those are the true and unromantic things your mother thought when the first contractions hit. …

To My First Baby

Katie Kleinjung Dear Shep, Life, Our Family 0 Comments

My first baby. The one who made me a mom and made Stephen a dad. My sweet boy. My now one year old. My soon-to-be oldest baby, you’ll always be my first baby. Before you were born, Dad and I spent a lot of time waiting on words from God about you; what you’d be like, what you would need, …

Dear Boys,

Katie Kleinjung Dear Baby, Faith, Life, Missions, Our Family 0 Comments

Look at how beautiful you two are.   I mean, have there ever been two more perfect and gorgeous boys given to a mom? I don’t think so. It’s with an excited yet heavy heart that write, kids. As your dad is doing so, so well, and as our fundraising is at a really, really great place, we’re talking seriously …