52 Weeks Of Photo Challenges

A theme based photo blog

8. WOW!


My blog photo choice this week isn’t so much about the photo quality, but the content.

Back 100 years ago, when I was pregnant with my 3 daughters, ultra sounds were only done if your Dr. thought there might be a problem with the baby. Now it is common for the Dr. to do them routinely. With all of that being said…

My oldest daughter who lives nearby in Florida is going to have a baby in December. Yesterday I went with her to the all important find out the sex of the baby appointment! It was so exciting for me to be there in the room and share that experience with Alissa and Billy! Technology has come so far! Not only was I able to count all the fingers and toes, view “his” little heart beating, I saw the little “guy” taking a swallow and sticking out “his” tongue!

I  have 3 other grandchildren but unfortunately they all live far away in Indiana. Because of the distance I was unable to attend doctors appointments with my daughters or the births of their babies. I’m excited that this time around I will be able to be closer and experience some of these special times with my daughter!

So this is my Wow! photo. What is normal these days to some is brand new to me! I think Wow! to myself every time I view this photo and think about what a little miracle I am looking at!


14 thoughts on “8. WOW!

  1. With tears in my eyes and goosebumps running up and down my arms, I am saying, “WOW!” This is so exciting and I am so thrilled that you were able to share this experience with Alissa. I am very happy for you, Grandma.

  2. Wow is right! Congrats grandma, Alissa, and Billy!

  3. WOW is right!! wonderful that you are able to share this experience with them. Congrats to the new family and to the Grama

  4. How lucky you are to be able to have your grandson living close to you, those grandkids are so much fun, Thanks for sharing, I’m sure we’ll be hearing more about that big boy from his proud grandmother. Life is good.

  5. …and tears!!! I am so glad you were able to be there to experience it with us. I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way and I am so glad you were able to capture the moment. Love you!

  6. I love it! so happy for all of you.

  7. Wonderful! Doesn’t get more WOW than that!

  8. Definitely a WOW! Congratulations! =)

  9. WOW is right!! That’s so cool. Great photo. And my congrats to Malissa as well. What a wonderful experience.

  10. That IS a WOW! I can’t wait to squeeze him! 🙂

  11. Reblogged this on 52 Weeks of Caroline's Life and commented:
    Amazing isn’t it!!! Mum wasn’t scanned with either of us, I was scanned twice with lois and almost lost count with Ted!!

  12. This is the best WOW! we will see, there is nothing more touching. Congrats Mindy. Just think of how many wonderful pictures there are to come.

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