Week 13: People Say Funny Things

Upon seeing my baby bump for the first time, my brother says, “Aw, come on–you could suck that in!”

My nephew Samuel, when he heard me call the unborn Baby Lindeen “Bubba”, said, “Auntie Kristin, what’s his REAL name?” I asked what he meant and he said, “Bubba isn’t a name, Auntie Kristin.”

My sister Tara calls to me from the kitchen, “Hey Pregnant One–refill your water bottle.”

Ethan, my oldest nephew, explained to me why he wants it to be a girl. “Well, at first I really wanted a boy because there are so many girls. But then I realized I’ll be 14 when this baby is 5, so I won’t play with it at all. So, it should be a girl, since Abigail, Serenity, Lydia and Katelyn are all girls, and all younger.”

I think I enjoyed my 13th week, but I’m not sure–it FLEW by! I can’t believe it’s over! It’s a blur to me. A blur consisting of speaking in Kansas, meeting fun people, flying out of Denver in a blizzard, spending too much time in the Detroit airport, flying not once, but twice into Erie PA airspace (only landing once), driving to Jamestown NY, speaking again, meeting wonderful people there, racing from my late flight to my flight to Denver–through Detroit in my heeled boots–spending one night with my hubby before boarding another flight to Minneapolis where I spent a perfect weekend reconnecting with my siblings, and seeing my nieces and nephews. I’m beat–and I’m pretty sure Bubba is too!

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About kristinlindeen

I am Kristin. I am Erik's wife. I am Joshua, Rebecca, and Andrew's mom. I am known nationally as the "QBQ! Daughter" and keynote on Personal Accountability and the QBQ. I am certified in Myers Briggs and am passionate about helping people understand themselves and others better. I am John and Karen's daughter. I am sister to many, mentor to some, friend to others. Most defining, I am Christ's daughter, adopted by God--rescued and saved by grace. And almost every single day, I need to be reminded of that truth. Come say "hi" at www.QBQ.com and of course, browse the blog! I'd love to hear from you, so comment away!
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