Category Archives: newborn

Happy Halloween!

Despite the torrential rains and 20-30 mph winds, we managed to have another great Halloween. In years past, we have chosen Samuel’s costume for him. However, this year we let Samuel choose his costume for himself. While ‘kitty’ took an … Continue reading

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Sibling Love

Samuel is smitten – he is totally in love with his new baby sister, Leah. Eleven days in to our new family of four, Samuel does not seem to have anything but love for Leah. Whenever she makes any noise … Continue reading

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Leah’s birth story

Leah is now a week old and we are all doing well. Before we get too far removed from the birth I wanted to provide a few more of the details. It was not quite as eventful as Samuel’s birth … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving Time

Ever since Samuel decorated his pumpkin and Leah’s pumpkin at BYOP the first weekend of October, he’s been begging us to carve our other big pumpkin. We told him we would do it once his baby sister came home. So… … Continue reading

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Announcing the arrival…

Leah Ann Herrel continued the tradition of being born in the 2-2:30am range when she arrived at 2:19am this morning. She weighed 5 pounds 12 ounces and was 18 inches long. Mom and baby are doing well. I’ll go into … Continue reading

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It’s a…

We went to the doctor today for our 20 week ultrasound. It’s really hard to believe that we are halfway through this pregnancy! While looking at the baby during the ultrasound, we found out that it’s a… [youtube]http://youtu.be/DV5OlvX94mg[/youtube]

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Birth Story

As we approach Samuel’s 3 week birthday (I think the traditional gift is diaper cream), Rachel and I realized we never officially shared our ‘birth story’ with everyone. Since it is somewhat entertaining, we thought we would share it with … Continue reading

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O-H-…

Samuel was very excited to watch the Buckeyes today. Despite a close win on the field, Samuel still managed to practice a few Buckeye cheers with Mom. After the game, Greg and Liz accompanied us on Samuel’s first ‘fun’ outing … Continue reading

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Samuel’s friends

I’ve added a link to more pictures called ‘Samuel’s friends.’ We’ll keep adding to it as Samuel gets to meet and get his picture taken with more of you.

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Bath time!

Samuel took a bath tonight and he had a grand ol’ time. Rachel and I were expecting him to not really like the wet washcloths on him, nor the shampoo rinse. To our surprise, he was quite amused by the … Continue reading

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