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a new shirt

Levi wanted to show you his new shirt.
He can hardly believe what it says.
I’ve been trying to tell him that it is BIG news.
But he told me he already is SO BIG.
We are thrilled to announce that Levi is going to be a big brother.
Baby Mac #3 coming in September!!
  • Millicent - Congrats!!!! That is amazing–Praise God!!!ReplyCancel

  • EricaG - Wow!!! Congratulations! I’m so happy for your beautiful family. Blessings abound πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Suzanne - Congrats!!!!! I am so happy for you guys!ReplyCancel

  • Heather - Dear Jess, Joel and Levi,
    Congratulations! Totally brightens this Monday! Blessings to all, the Koehn’sReplyCancel

  • Sara Tams - Congratulations! That’s great news, and I love the photos!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth - Coming out of lurkdom to say CONGRATULATIONS! What wonderful news!!ReplyCancel

  • Martha - So exciting!!! What wonderful news. Congratulations to you all.ReplyCancel

  • Amy - Yay! God is so good! Congrats!!!ReplyCancel

  • Wanting What I Have - Thanking the Lord for this amazing miracle! And rejoicing with and for you!!!ReplyCancel

  • Rachael - YESYESYES!!!! Give us a date!!!!! We are due September 29, so incredibly happy fo you!ReplyCancel

  • Aaron and Shannon - Congrats Jess! So happy for you guys!ReplyCancel

  • E Truitt - That is really great! Congratulations!!ReplyCancel

  • lil misses' mama - Wonderful news, Jess!! So excited for Levi!! We are due with baby three in late August/early September too! Congrats and congrats again!!ReplyCancel

  • Loren - Congratulations from SC! This made my day for yall! So exciting!ReplyCancel

  • Amee - congratulations!

    the shirt is very cute – a great way to share the news!!ReplyCancel

  • L ~ S - Yay! Exciting! I will add your name to my ‘expectant mothers’ calendar!ReplyCancel

  • Lane - Yay! Congratulations!!!ReplyCancel

  • Carri - CONGRATULATIONS!! SO happy for you guys!!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - Congrats!! Such sweet pictures!ReplyCancel

  • Ellen Grant - How thrilling! Levi literally looks like a grown-up. Don’t you think so? ha! Congrats!!ReplyCancel

  • Krista Hutton - Congratulations! So very exciting!!! Levi and our daughter are just two weeks apart, and we have baby number 3 on the way at the end of August:) Such a fun season of our lives!ReplyCancel

  • Suzanne - So exciting!! Congrats!!!ReplyCancel

  • Randy and Lindsay - AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Leatha - Oh how thrilling!! Congratulations!!!:) This is truly wonderful news. This is the CUTEST Blog Post!!:)ReplyCancel

  • CLS - Such a precious BIG announcement! Be blessed in the Lord, always!ReplyCancel

  • Tina - So excited for you! What wonderful news!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kristi REDISKE - Very exciting news! Congratulations! Praise the Lord-there is nothing better than children.ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - So exciting! I had a little feeling that this shirt might say that. Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Marianne - Congratulations and prayers for an easy pregnancy and a cool summer!ReplyCancel

  • Mary - A regular reader just not a regular commentor……Congratulations to your beautiful family!ReplyCancel

  • Kirsten - Congratulations!!! Many prayers being sent to the Father for all of you!!ReplyCancel

  • cburgess - Congratulations!!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - Amazing!! So happy for your family πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Ellis - I have been reading for awhile but I don’t think I’ve ever commented before. That brought tears to my eyes- congratulations!

    PS- I wanted to let you know that my baby will be 1 in 8 weeks and we are using the “One Year In a Flash” party idea for his birthday too. My sister reads “Hostess with the Mostess” and saw it there and on your blog too!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - Congratulations! So happy for your family!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - Congratulations Jess! What wonderful news. Praying that you are feeling well!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren - Ahhhhh, so thrilled for y’all. Congrats!!!! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - YAY! Congratulations! Bless you all πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Sheryl - What great BIG news!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole - Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Selena - Congratulations to you and your family! Mr. Levi – your new baby is so lucky to have such a sweet big brother! We have two boys and big brothers are the BEST!

    Take care; look forward to watching your family grow (and you, too, Jess!) πŸ™‚

    Happy, happy Monday!

    P.S. Love the second and last pic; they are my favorite!ReplyCancel

  • Erin Tagle - Congrats! Wonderful news! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Just the Two of US - Congrats! this is wonderful news for your family! Praise GOd!ReplyCancel

  • Trish - congrats πŸ™‚ praise the lordReplyCancel

  • Michelle - Such wonderful news!! Congrats to you and your family!ReplyCancel

  • Cora Bouch - Congratulations! I am SO excited for you! I will be praying for you. God is good!


  • Allison - Aw! God’s blessings are amazing! Congratulations. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Meghann Gehring Turnquist - Congratulations to your beautiful family!!
    I’m due in August! Preggo buddies! : )ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - How exciting!!! I love Levi’s shirt- so happy for your family!ReplyCancel

  • Katina - Yay! So happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • katherine - Congratulations! Levi and his shirt are the cutest. He will make a great big brother.ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Big congratulations and blessings to your precious family. Been following your blog~every happiness to you guys!

    The Lindells
    Conyers, GAReplyCancel

  • Jenae - Oh, Congratulations, Jess!!!! So excited for you!ReplyCancel

  • Disney Freak - Congrats!!! Wonderful news! I’m due with our 3rd in sept too! Here’s to a happy, healthy, easy nine months!ReplyCancel

  • TAITx3 - Congrats!! God is so good!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congratulations!!!! I know Cora has hand picked the most beautiful and amazing baby for you!

    -Life ain’t always beautiful, but it’s a beautiful ride.

    Enjoy your ride!


  • Nancy - So exciting!! I know #3 will be precious!! God is so GOOD!ReplyCancel

  • Julie - what an adorable way to announce Baby Mac #3! we are so excited for you!ReplyCancel

  • Rob and Corrie - Rejoicing with you! Congratulations. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Erica - Excited for you guys. And it’s funny because when you posted pictures of these supplies a while back, my first thought was, oh I wonder if she’s going to make a Big Brother shirt. Love it.ReplyCancel

  • Erin - i just knew that is what the shirt was going to say. congratulations! we’re due with baby #3 in september too!ReplyCancel

  • jesuscoffeeandfamily - Congratulations! He’s the second little guy this weekend I’ve seen in a shirt like that!ReplyCancel

  • Lindy Weintraub - You have just made my day. Congratulations Jess, Joel and Levi!!
    Hugs from LIndyReplyCancel

  • BriBedell - Congratulations!! I am gearing up to make my number three too!! Lol that’s sounds wrong but either way so happy for you and your family!!ReplyCancel

  • Corlines - Congratulations! That is so exciting!!ReplyCancel

  • Miss Em - AMEN!!!! That is wonderful news. I am so happy for you and your family. I just lost a little one that would have been due in September but God has plans and I will love watching you grow and celebrate when you have a healthy baby. Believe it or not this news is is just what I needed to help me get past my lose. Thank you again for sharing your life with us. You are so inspirational to me.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - Congrats! So thrilled for you all!ReplyCancel

  • The Buchanan Family - sooo happy I could CRY!!! Congrats!!!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Awesome news!
    from KC, MOReplyCancel

  • Vicki - I have been following your blog for a while now. This is the first time I’ve posted a comment. CONGRATULATIONS!!! Love little Levi’s shirt….he is such a cutie. May god continue to bless your family.ReplyCancel

  • Beki - TheRustedChain - Jess!!!! I’ve been wondering when you’d say this!! I knew it was coming!! πŸ™‚

    Huge congrats to The Macs!!!ReplyCancel

  • Regina - Congratulations- I am very happy for you! Those pictures are adorable!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Yay! Congrats!

  • Sarah Johnson - Congratulations! That is so great! We are expecting baby Johnson #3 July 23! Found out a few weeks ago it was a boy! Hope it is a smooth pregnancy for you! We’ll keep your family in our prayers!ReplyCancel

  • The Gunter Family - Ahhhh I got chill bumps as I saw the pictures of Levi load and saw the “big” first!! YAYAYAY!! Congratulations!!!ReplyCancel

  • The Sweet Life - This news brought a tear to my eye!!!!! Such happy and exciting news!!! Levi is going to be such an amazing big bro!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon - What a wonderful blessing! Congratulations to you all!ReplyCancel

  • Allison - Best news ever!!! Congratulations! This has made my day!ReplyCancel

  • Meg - Woot-woot! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • The Morris Family - Praise God for His great mercies!!!

    (Joel’s mommy)ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - CONGRATULATIONS !!!! I am so thrilled for all of you!
    I have been following your blog since I was first asked to pray for Cora. I venture to say that Levi is about the cutest little boy I have ever seen and his pics this morning thrilled my heart! I will continue to pray for your growing family !
    G-mommy EReplyCancel

  • Amy - Congratulations! I about burst into tears when I saw the picture of Levi holding the framed ultrasound picture. Thank you, Hormones! πŸ™‚ A Happy & Healthy 9 months to you!ReplyCancel

  • LL - That is wonderful! Congratulations to all of you!ReplyCancel

  • Jennay - Congrats to you all!! I’m so happy for you!! What a wonderful blessing!ReplyCancel

  • Allison - Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Brittany - THRILLED for you! πŸ™‚ What a great day!!ReplyCancel

  • KK - CONGRATULATIONS!!! Such wonderful news. You two make such beautiful babies. Prayers for a smooth pregnancy & healthy baby come September. Looking forward to Fall already!ReplyCancel

  • Jenny - YAY!!!!!! Congratulations!!!ReplyCancel

  • The Shepherd Family - Sooooo HAPPY for you guys!! I have secretly been waiting for this news. I had a feeling it was coming soon:)ReplyCancel

  • Danielle H. - AWESOME!!!!! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Susan - Congratulations! That is exciting news! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Shana - I knew it!
    I just told B the other day, “I think Jess is pg. . .” with many details of why I thought that, but I wanted you to know that we think of you often and we are very happy for you and your boys.ReplyCancel

  • Kimbra DenHartog - How awesome!! Congrats from the DenHartogs!!ReplyCancel

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  • Rathi - Congrats!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Maggie Miller - Congratulations! How wonderful! God is so good!ReplyCancel

  • Karina - Congratulations, Jess, Joel and Levi (who really has no clue yet, lol)!!! I am thrilled for all of you at this wonderful news!!!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Bethany - Oh my! That’s wonderful news– they’ll be about as far apart in age as my first two! You’re gonna be a busy girl!ReplyCancel

  • anne - Love it!!! SOOO happy for you all!ReplyCancel

  • emily - my monday just keeps getting better! congratulations on your new addition to be! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Life Happens - Congratulations!!!!ReplyCancel

  • tami - That is sooo awesome!! congratulations!!!!so happy for your family! Our God ROCKS!!ReplyCancel

  • The Boccias - Love it. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Daniel, Anna, Emma, Kylie, Duncan, and Kellan - Congratulations!!!! I’m so happy for ya’ll! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Tonya Winningham - Congratulations! That is some Big News! Blessings to you and your family! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • MCH PHOTOGRAPHY - Congrats! super good news!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - Oh what awesome news!! Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Katie - Congratulations! Such sweet pictures, too.ReplyCancel

  • TERI - I am so happy for your family!!!!!! Praise God!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey - Aww…Congrats Macs πŸ™‚ So happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congratulations! This is wonderful news πŸ™‚ May God continue to bless you and your beautiful family. Thank you for sharing your lives with us!ReplyCancel

  • mommyof2sons - Congratulations! Love the photos! How exciting!ReplyCancel

  • Susan Marie - Congratulations, I’m thrilled for your family. Blessings – Blessings – BlessingsReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congratulations! I can’t stop smiling for you!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - I always read your posts, bet never comment! Today is different, today is a BIG CONGRATS to all of you! What a lucky baby to be coming into your family! God Bless and watch over all of you! πŸ™‚

  • mrjasperson - So excited for you!! Blessings from above!!ReplyCancel

  • My name is Amee - Awwww!!!! I LOVE how you announced it to us!! Creative I must say. πŸ™‚
    Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!! I know y’all must be on cloud 9!
    I hope you’re getting along great…:)ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - Congratulations to you and Joel! Praise be to God! And I love your pictures, they are BEAUTIFUL!ReplyCancel

  • Lori - Congratulations! May this be a time full of love and blessings for your family. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Kristin Stegent - Congratulations!!! How exciting! I LOVE how you announced it! πŸ™‚

    We just had a baby girl 5 days ago and are in newborn bliss! πŸ˜€ReplyCancel

  • Gypsy - congratulations!!! Happy and healthy nine month’s!ReplyCancel


  • Marisa - Oh, Jess–that just made my whole day! CONGRATULATIONS! Praying for God’s protection over you and that sweet new babe throughout your pregnancy.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - Congratulations!
    Such a blessing :)!ReplyCancel

  • dmeryan - That is an awesome shirt – with an awesome message. I could not be more thrilled for you and your adorable little family. God is so good!ReplyCancel

  • Trav's Mommy - what amazing news!! congratulations to your beautifully blessed family! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Angie - Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!! How exciting, so thrilled for you all!ReplyCancel

  • Tara - awww! i’m soooo excited for y’all! πŸ™‚ big bro looks all grown up in his new shirt.ReplyCancel

  • amy jupin - congratulations jess! i am over the moon excited for you! yea babies! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Kristin - ohmygooooooodness!! congrats to the macs! so happy for you!!ReplyCancel


  • Ashley - Oh my goodness!! What an awesome blessing!!! Congratulations!!!ReplyCancel

  • Enos Family - CONGRATS!!!! I love happy news on your blog!!! So happy for you all!ReplyCancel

  • The Tesdalls - Congrats!!!! How exciting!!!!:)ReplyCancel

  • Pilgrim Days - Great news!!! Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Dina - I was seriously just thinking last night while reading your weekend post …. ‘when is she going to announce another beautiful Mac?’

  • kristin - Jess & Joel, what sweet news! Many blessings and prayers for a healthy baby and pregnancy.ReplyCancel

  • Annie - Congrats!!!!!! SO happy for you! That is such wonderful news!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jackie - Congratulations! That is BIG news!ReplyCancel

  • jen christians - That is BIG news, and it brightened my day!ReplyCancel

  • Anna - YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats to your little family! So exciting!ReplyCancel

  • whitney - ah! i am so excited! congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie - Congratulations!! Such wonderful news!!ReplyCancel

  • Kimmy B - So Happy for you! Congrats πŸ™‚

    p.s. since i didn’t win the book giveaway, I went ahead and bought it this weekend. loving every word of it so far, thanks for the great recommendation!ReplyCancel

  • Gina Dreher - Congrats Jess and Joel!!!ReplyCancel

  • Amy - Yay! That is so awesome! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Cottage Mommy - Yay, yay, yay! That is awesome! Brought a smile and tears to my happy for you guys!ReplyCancel

  • Erica - yayayay! congrats!!! so excited for you guys. i had a feeling another little mac would be coming soon….
    i am also pregnant with baby #3 and due in september!!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda - so cute! love the shirt!ReplyCancel

  • LB - So so happy for you guys! I love your blog. I’m not sure if I’ve ever commented, but definitely wanted to say congratulations!!!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel E. - Oh my goodness! Congratulations, Macs!!! I am so excited for you!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda - Congratulations!!!!ReplyCancel

  • the hanzlicek's - love it!! congrats!ReplyCancel

  • HilaryFarris - Wow! What exciting news and a true blessing!! Continuing to pray for your family!!ReplyCancel

  • Henrike - Congratulations, I am so excited for you!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Wiseman - Congratulation’s Jess,Joel and Big Brother Levi!! Im so excited for your family. We are also due in September. The 18th. We have been so blessed.ReplyCancel

  • Julie - Congratulations!! I’m so happy for you and your family! Amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Heather - CONGRATS!ReplyCancel

  • Jen - cried an endless flow of tears…
    so happy πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • BreezieGirl - CONGRATULATIONS!! πŸ˜€ReplyCancel

  • Mrs. E - Wow! God is good! Congrats to the whole family!ReplyCancel

  • jennifer rogers - congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • the Furgason Family - Congratulations!!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congratulations!!! What a blessing! Will be praying for you!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy - Wow! Congratulations! I was totally surprisedReplyCancel

  • Vincent Family - WOW!!! Congrats!! I am so happy for you and your family!ReplyCancel

  • willis71 - Congratulations!!! I am so happy for ya’ll.ReplyCancel

  • MyLinda - Congratulations!!! So happy for your family πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Staci - WOW! I am so excited for you guys πŸ™‚ Prayers being sent your way for a happy healthy pregnancy, delivery, and BABY πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • The Horton's - What a wonderful amazing blessing!! I was missing Levi in the bunnies room so much! He is such a happy guy! Now we will get another chance to fall in love with Mac #3!! Congrats!!ReplyCancel

  • Kristy - So happy for you, Joel, and Levi! i got goose bumps and I went through the photos. Wonderful news.ReplyCancel

  • mary - So happy for you! Praying for a healthy and uneventful pregnancy!!!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda @ DAES of Our Lives - Oh how wonderful!! Praise God for His many blessings!!ReplyCancel

  • Debbie - September is a great month to have a kiddo! My 4th child’s bday is in September! A big congrats to you both!ReplyCancel

  • Bailey - Congratulations! My youngest was born in September…good luck with August πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • A - congrats jess πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • lauren haddox - SOOOOO EXCITED FOR YALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kim - Oh how exciting!! I have been reading your blog for a while, and love seeing pictures of your precious babies!! Congratulations!!ReplyCancel

  • Toni :O) - YAYYYY and YIPPPEEEE!!!! Congratulations and I’ll pray that you have an easy pregnancy…Levi will be an AWESOME big brother! Many blessings to you all!ReplyCancel

  • Bethany - Congratulation!!!! I’m so excited to watch you family grow. I know Levi is going to be a wonderful brother. I’ll be praying for you. That makes baby due right around harvest, right?ReplyCancel

  • vonFRINKenhagen - Congratulations!! Very exciting news!ReplyCancel

  • Geo - CONGRATS!!!!
    I dont know why, but i had a feeling this post was going to come along soon… i dont even know you but yet i thought i bet they have another baby soon !!! yayayayay!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Gilbert Settle - I just got chill bumps all over! CONGRATULATIONS!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth - CONGRATULATIONS!!! I was hoping that was your exciting news when you said you had some news last week!! God has blessed you tremendously!!ReplyCancel

  • Nick, Lindsey, and Anniston Kennedy - Congratulations!!! Sooo excited!ReplyCancel

  • Kristin - What joy! Love the one with Lev’s arms raised! Congratulations and many blessings!ReplyCancel

  • Cecilia - Wonderful news, congrats!ReplyCancel

  • Ali - Oh. MY. GOSH.

    I was scrolling down to view the pics and when I saw “big bro” I had instant tears in my eyes.

    I’m so happy for you and the family.ReplyCancel

  • Jenny - I was wondering if this is what you were hinting to! Congratulations!! I love your blog and hearing about your sweet family!ReplyCancel

  • amanda - Yeah!! Congrats Mac Family on your new blessing.ReplyCancel

  • songskatesang - Oh Jess! Praise God! I am so, so, happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • Amber - Congratulations! What a blessing! Levi is going to be a great big brother. I bet he’ll even teach Baby Mac to eat rocks. πŸ™‚ Praying for a healthy pregnancy for you and Baby Mac. (I’m due in September too! With our first.)ReplyCancel

  • Jules - What a beautiful blessing!! I love all the photos…. Levi is one cute big brother πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Sam - Congratulations! Wonderful news!!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea - Congratulations! So excited for you all.ReplyCancel

  • Brittany - Oh my goodness, so excited for you all! Thank you Jesus for the gift of precious new life!ReplyCancel

  • Melinda@This Mama's Heart - Congrats!! I’m so happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • Merrill - Congratulations! I love the way you announced your news here. πŸ™‚ So cute!ReplyCancel

  • ems - *tear* God is so good. Congrats to the Mclennahan Fam!!!ReplyCancel

  • Alex and Jill - I don’t know why…but I felt like you were pregnant last week. While reading a post I thought that to myself. I’m so happy for your family!!!ReplyCancel

  • Angela - Oh my goodness, CONGRATS! What a blessingReplyCancel

  • Beth - Oh yay! I’m so happy for you! I can’t wait to read all about it…

    Your way of telling us is remarkably similar to my way of telling my parents… There’s just something about making a “big” shirt, isn’t there?

    Enjoy every blessed moment!ReplyCancel

  • Amber - CONGRATULATIONS!!! That is awesome. You are such a great Mama! I can’t wait to read all about baby #3 πŸ™‚ What a sweet blessing!ReplyCancel

  • Michellesayshi - Yay! Congrats! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Don, Aimee, Kaitlyn and Kysen - My heart skipped a beat when I read this! So excited for you all!ReplyCancel

  • Carla - Get outa here!!!! I’m so happy for you all, hope you’re feeling good πŸ™‚ That news has just made my evening :-).

    Great shirt btw!ReplyCancel

  • Brad, Kara, & Braden Janzen - LOVE the shirt and the adorable pictures of Levi–especially the one of him holding the picture frame. We are SO excited for you guys and can’t wait to meet Baby Mac #3!!ReplyCancel

  • Miss G - No way!!! So exciting! I am so happy for all of you! KellyReplyCancel

  • Ben and Emily - Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • January - OH I AM SQUEEELING WITH JOY AND PRAISE! What wonderful news to read on this cold morning in Richmond Va! Congrats to you all and my prayers will be with you everyday! YAY BABY MAC!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Mary....Mama to 4 - What wonderful news..Congratulations and Best Wishes to all of you!ReplyCancel

  • Brigid - Congrats!!! So thrilled for all of you!!!ReplyCancel

  • Allison - I am so happy for y’all:) Precious shirt!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Courtney Mayfield - CONGRATS!!!!!!! So excited for you guys!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sadie - OH MY! I gasped outloud! CONGRATS!ReplyCancel

  • Mary - HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!What a blessing the Lord has sent!! I am so happy for you all!! Praise God!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Vera - Oh my gosh YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAY!! Congratulations!! I’m SO happy for you and I cannot wait to see another adorable Babymac! Aaaw!

    (and psst, my little Henry, who I’m always comparing to Levi, has the same news – but I’m a month behind you and haven’t announced it on my blog yet)ReplyCancel

  • Monick S. - Congratulations!!!!! That is AWSOME news!!!! will be praying every day for a happy and healthy pregnancy!!!ReplyCancel

  • Brittny - What an incredible blessing!!!! God is so awesome!!!! (You don’t even know me, but I’m very excited for your family!!)ReplyCancel

  • TimandCeri - More Blessings for you!!!! How exciting! Its weird how I am totally thrilled for you and don’t know you outside of the cyber world! I saw the BIG on the shirt and was like NO WAY!!!!! scrolled down further and said it again!!! So happy I can’t wipe the smile off my face! Thanks for making my Monday afternoon!!!ReplyCancel

  • thedeinesfamily - Congrats on your wonderful news!


  • LibraryGirl62 - YEA YEA YEA!!!!! I can’t wait to see #3 here on your blog πŸ™‚
    Internet hugs and very real prayers for a happy healthy baby!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Praise the Lord!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Have followed your blog since before the loss of your sweet Cora. Although I do not know you, nor you me, I rejoice with you about this wonderful news. God Bless you all!ReplyCancel

  • Katherine Bach - Congratulations!! What a blessing!ReplyCancel

  • Anna - What a wonderful blessing for your family! Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie - Congratulations! I just knew that the shirt project you were working on was going to be a big brother shirt. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Ellen - I am so super excited for you!! I don’t even know you, but I find myself wanting to jump up and down with you like I do with my older sister when she announces a pregnancy. Congratulations!! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - What a precious blessing! Congratulations πŸ™‚ Praying the you have a smooth pregnancy and delivery~ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - Congrats!!!!Such a cute way to share your news!ReplyCancel

  • Carisa - What wonderful news! Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Suzy Q - Congratulations!! I am so happy for you all!ReplyCancel

  • Mikaela - Praising God with your family!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - So happy for you! I bet Levi will make an awesome BIG BRO!!!! <3 !! PaulaReplyCancel

  • camren - Congratulations!!!ReplyCancel

  • Heidi - Congrats!! Im so happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congratulations !!!ReplyCancel

  • Jana - I have been reading your blog for a while, but I don’t think I have ever commented before. This great news was just too good to pass up! I am so happy for you and your family. May you have a healthy and uneventful pregnancy! Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - Yeehaw! That’s super exciting Levi! Thanks for sharing your news with us! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • morgan823 - Congratulations!!! So happy for yall!ReplyCancel

  • Shelly - Congrats…Im sure Levi will be the best big brother on the block! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Praise God!!!! I am so excited for all of you!!! I just re-read Cora’s story on Sunday, and wished that you would soon announce another baby!!!! God is blessing you so much!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Rainbow - Congratulations! This is truly wonderful news!ReplyCancel

  • Hank and Mary - I’m so excited and happy for you and the whole family! What an awesome God.ReplyCancel

  • Mum2twopreciousgifts - Wonderful! Amen! Alleluia! The BEST news. Heartiest congratulations from our little family here in Australia.ReplyCancel

  • Jane - wow congratulations to the three of you! Praise God for his continued blessing on your family and this precious addition!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa S - Congratulations!!!!!! You know, I had a feeling this news was coming soon! πŸ™‚ Wonderful!!ReplyCancel

  • Nonna's loves......... - What GREAT news! Your announcement brought tears to my eyes. I’m so happy for you and your family.
    My daughter is expecting her baby in November.
    We are so blessed.
    Linda Miller
    Charlotte NCReplyCancel

  • Nancy - Congrats!!ReplyCancel

  • Kristi - CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I am so happy for you! Wow! I hope you are feeling well. You will continue to be in my prayers!ReplyCancel

  • The Kellys - Congratulations!!! This is wonderful news!!!ReplyCancel

  • The Wallace's - Jess- reading this made my cry…I’m SOOOOO happy for you guys! I’m sure Levi will be an amazing big brother.ReplyCancel

  • Gail - YAY!!! Your family is GROWING, and I LOVE it! So happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • Jenni Lynn - I am sure this brings a great sense of joy for your family, but slight sadness, Cora is rejoicing in heaven for her new sibling!ReplyCancel

  • Holli Taylor - We are due about the same time! I am due at the end of Sept. How exciting. He’ll be a great big brother.ReplyCancel

  • Dear Abbi - What wonderful news!!! God is so GOOD!!ReplyCancel

  • dthoutt - That is AWESOME!ReplyCancel

  • dthoutt - That is AWESOME!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - I am so happy for you!! What awesome news for this midwestern girl to hear on a down in the dumps kinda day. I am so excited for you and your family!!

  • Brooke - chills! That is so sweet and special. I love how you did it and congrats. God is amazing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Deborah Raney - This news just THRILLS me!! : )ReplyCancel

  • Stacey - I read your blog every day but I don’t usually comment. But this BIG news certainly warrants a BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!ReplyCancel

  • Doug and Sarah - Congratulations Macs!! So happy for you! what a blessing!ReplyCancel

  • Carpenter's - CONGRATS!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Marsha - Congratulations! God is so good!! Praying for His blessing on a smooth pregnancy!ReplyCancel

  • AshleyAnn - Everything about these pictures makes me happy. What a treasure to have for years to come. Congratulations Macs!!!ReplyCancel

  • Country Roads - Blessings from God – Cora, Levi and Baby Mac #3. Congratulations!!

    Loved the way you made the announcement to your blog readers!!ReplyCancel

  • Auntie Mip - Thank you God and precious Cora for this glorious reminder that you are both always, always with The Mac’s.

    God Bless baby Mac, Mama, Papa and Levi!!!ReplyCancel

  • Trinket - Congratulations! How exciting!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda - Congrats!! God’s Blessings are wondrous things!ReplyCancel

  • Kate - Oh I am so thrilled for you all! Congrats! Such wonderful news.ReplyCancel

  • Katie&Greg - WOO HOO!!! Congrats! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Mory - Congrats. Believe it or not just this morning I for some reason thought of you all. My thought was ‘when is the next one coming…’ReplyCancel

  • Ana - Oh my goodness! I cried when I read this post! So happy for you guys! Congratulations! May the Lord bless you and keep you- and your sweet family. πŸ˜€ReplyCancel

  • Sunshine - YAY!!!!!!!!!!!! That is AWESOME! SunshineReplyCancel

  • Leah-in-the-Kia - congrats from australia!ReplyCancel

  • Kerry - Wonderful news! So overjoyed for you!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - I nearly cry every time I read your blog. So happy these are tears of joy. Congrats!

    funny my WV is “dabies” which is how my little one who gets his “b’s” and “d’s” backwards would have it πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Jen - Beautiful, wonderful, special, JOYOUS news!! Congratulations!!! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • lindasjournal - Congratulations!!! I am SO SO SO happy for you all!!ReplyCancel

  • lori in va - Congratulations! So happy for you!
    Praise God!ReplyCancel

  • Lara - Congrats!! I don’t comment much, but I read your blog every day. Cora’s story has really changed who I am as a person. You have amazed me with your strength and courage. These photos of Levi are so cute!!! What a great way to share the news. Praying you are feeling OK!!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Just :):):):):)ReplyCancel

  • Baby Kate's Mom - Congratulations on baby #3! What an awesome blessing! I love Levi’s shirt, you did a great job. I love it when little ones get to make BIG announcements. So cute!
    Praying for a healthy, uneventful pregnancy!
    aka babykatesmomReplyCancel

  • The Willing Cook - Congratulations! (I’m coming out of lurkdom too.) I am so excited for your family and have been wanting to hear this good news from you. Many blessings to you in the months ahead.ReplyCancel

  • Alena - Congratulations! I’ve been reading your blog for a while now, but have never commented. My son is just about the same age as Levi (he turned one on March 8th) so I love seeing photos and reading stories about what he’s doing. He’s such a cutie!ReplyCancel

  • molly - I am SO excited for you AND for Levi! He will make a great big brother.ReplyCancel

  • Sara @ Mom Endeavors - Congratulations!!! I’m so excited for you!! (I’m a longtime reader, but just don’t comment very often). The post was fantastic! Love Levi’s “SO BIG” pose! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Lauren - Oh Jess!! We are over the moon excited for y’all. =) Praying you feel well and looking forward to welcoming baby Mac #3 into the world!


  • Heather - Yay! I just read! Congrats!!!ReplyCancel

  • Judy - Okay….I cried πŸ™‚

    So thrilled at what God is doing in your lives!! Praying for peace in your heart and a sweet healthy baby and mama!!ReplyCancel

  • Betsy - OMG, OMG!!!! Congratulations, I’m soooo happy for you guys!
    God is great!!!ReplyCancel


  • Anonymous - Yay!!! Congrats!!ReplyCancel

  • Gene and Annie - Congrats!! I am so excited for you guys!! Such a blessing!ReplyCancel

  • the breedens - Wow! Congrats. And what lucky kids to have you as their mama.ReplyCancel

  • twolittletots - COngrats! That is wonderful news, so happy for your family!ReplyCancel

  • Mindy Harris - how wonderful and what a blessing!!! hooray for a new baby!! eeee!! i am happy for you guys and will keep you in my prayers. i can love on you through one degree of separation (our friend J), right? sending love, prayers, and hugs your way.
    we should craft with J sometime.

  • Polka Dot Moon - Congratulations! What exciting news!!ReplyCancel

  • Missy - Congrats! Soooo exciting!ReplyCancel

  • Al's World - Praise the Lord!!!! What awesome, beautiful news! I am so glad that you are being blessed a third time!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kristi - Congratulations! What a thrill and a blessing! Prayer for you and the wee one you are carrying.ReplyCancel

  • Dawn - Well, your good news makes me want to cry! I am so happy for your sweet family! Levi will be a great big bro πŸ™‚

    Blessings from Arkansas!ReplyCancel

  • jenandkeith - You don’t know me but I read your blog all the time and find your whole family very uplifting. I am so happy for you all. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • alisha207 - Congratulations!!
    I had an idea of making a VERY similar shirt for my little man who is just about the same age as Levi, and going to be a big brother in October!ReplyCancel

  • Amy - So THRILLED for you, Jess!ReplyCancel

  • burgmom - Congrats!!! So happy for you guys!!!ReplyCancel

  • Rob and Andrea - Aww, Jess! I just got goosebumps when I read this!! Congrats! Can’t wait to see Baby Mac #3 I’m sure he/she will be just as beautiful as Cora and Levi!ReplyCancel

  • k and c's mom - WOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Can’t believe I missed this yesterday: I ALWAYS read your posts. I am SO THRILLED for you all. Way to go, God. Way to go, sweet family!ReplyCancel

  • amy - Congratulations, Macs! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Kahla - The other day I was reading and had a feeling this was coming, congratulations to all four of you!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Robin in Benton - Congratulations – I am so happy for you guys!ReplyCancel

  • Sara Ayalla - Sooooo happy for you and your family! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • symbio - Congratulations! :o)ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Congratulations to all 4 of you – a new baby, such exciting news (“,) xxReplyCancel

  • Heidi - Oh wow Jess, I just updated on your blog after being on Vacation. So happy and excited for you and your family. May God continue to watch over your family and keep the blessings coming!!
    Thank you so much for sharing such a treasured gift as your family! Heidi/ Coral Springs, FLReplyCancel

  • Mary - Congrats sweet friend! Praise the Lord for such a huge blessing!ReplyCancel

  • Cassie - Yay!!! Grinning for you and your wonderful little family, I’m so happy for you! We’re expecting our first mid August–seems to be the season for babies!ReplyCancel

  • Starla - Congratulations! What a true blessing!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - Congratulations! What a blessing for your lovely family.

  • Alli Unruh - AH! So exciting! I love it, and what a cute way to announce your special news:)ReplyCancel

  • Christina - I’m late to this party, but WOW! Congratulations!! And that was a super fun way for you to make your announcement here. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Crystal - Congratulations! So happy for you and your sweet family! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Courtney Cloud - Congratulations. Your story and strength continues to amaze me and brings hope to my heart. Love seeing Jesus work through you!ReplyCancel

  • x Jen - What wonderful, special news. So happy for you all. xxReplyCancel

  • teresa - rejoicing with you. praying for a healthy pregnancy for momma and babe.ReplyCancel

  • Kerri - Many blessings to you all. God is Great!ReplyCancel

  • Kerri - GOD IS GREAT! Congrats to you all..ReplyCancel

  • Micah - I knew it!!! As soon as I saw BIG, I just knew you were blessed yet again!! That is such wonderful news! I’m praising God and adding you to my prayer list! Hope you’re feeling well!!ReplyCancel

  • Jenny - That is so amazing! I am so excited for you guys and of course little Levi. He is going to be such an awesome big brother! Praise God for everything! We will be praying for the rest of the pregnany to go well.ReplyCancel

  • Catherine Boozer - That is so great!! Congratulations!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Robin - Congratulations. Praising the Lord for your news. God’s blessings to you. I’m so excited for you. I so enjoy reading your blog. I admire your faith and love for Jesus.ReplyCancel

  • Deborah - I miss your blog for 2 days and I miss a baby announcement! Congratulations! Tell Levi that our school had a cow visit this week. The city kids were so excited to see 2 cows. For some it was a first.ReplyCancel

  • singing mama - Congrats!!! A new child is always an amazing blessing from God. How exciting!!!
    Luv DonnaReplyCancel

  • Lauren - What amazing news! Congrats to you and your family! What a wonderful blessing!!ReplyCancel

  • Liberty Ruffles - Praise the Lord for this great news!ReplyCancel

  • Tricia -!! Congratulations, Jess and Joel!

    What a fantastic announcement!

    God is good. All the time.


  • Mae - Congrats!! I am so happy for you and your family. What a blessing!ReplyCancel

  • The Koehns - So happy for all of you. What a creative way to announce. Looking forward to September. Congrats! :o)

    The KoehnsReplyCancel