Sunday, I went to my good friend Jenny’s baby shower. Last year around this time, Kevin and I and 3 other couples from our church (including Jenny and her husband) were on a missions trip in South Africa. We all went there to help build a flat at an orphanage called Pines Christian Academy which reaches out to children who have lost their parents or caregivers to AIDS. We had an amazing experience there and the children who lived at the Pines and all the people we met changed our lives and perspectives forever. This year, Jenny and Tiffany (another girl from the trip) are both pregnant with their first child , are a few weeks apart in their due dates, and both are expecting boys. It’s fun to see how much has changed in a year!
Jenny received lots of fun gifts including a pair of baby Crocs. I decided to go with the theme of Africa with my gifts to Jenny and bought her a cute lion t-shirt, an airplane sleeper, and an elephant baby book. Jenny and her husband, Kris, love Africa so much that they decided to go with a theme of giraffes for their baby’s nursery.
We all had a fun time and are looking forward to meeting Kris and Jenny’s baby boy in about a