Monthly Archives: April 2012

8 months old!

Samuel had a very exciting 8 month birthday today! While taking a walk today with Mommy at Kenwood Mall, we ran into our favorite REDS player – Brandon Phillips – and he posed for a picture with us! 🙂 Samuel … Continue reading

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A week in the life of Samuel…

Samuel is a busy boy! Every day he amazes us with his new skills or excitement in discovering something new that he likes. He is still trying to crawl, he is working on getting his first tooth, he is trying … Continue reading

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Samuel’s First Tooth!

For the past two days, Michael and I could swear that we felt something sharp in Samuel’s mouth, but we couldn’t see anything. This morning we checked Samuel’s mouth again and we saw the beginnings of his first tooth popping … Continue reading

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Peas!

Samuel had his first official “baby food” tonight at dinner – peas! Although he has had tastes of other foods (banana, avocado, hummus, black beans, and even spaghetti sauce), we have only ever given him a small taste or two … Continue reading

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Samuel’s First Vacation

Last week Samuel went on his first vacation to Jekyll Island, Georgia with the whole Herrel Family. He had a GREAT time and experienced a lot of new things! The trip started last Wednesday with all of us traipsing through … Continue reading

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Favorite Uncles

Samuel has a lot of wonderful people in his life who love him – parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, all of his surrogate aunties and uncles (Mommy’s and Daddy’s friends), AND his two favorite uncles – Matt and Patrick! Over the past … Continue reading

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Sleep!

Samuel has always been a good sleeper at night. He sleeps 12-13 hours at night (with anywhere from 1 to 3 brief feedings during the night/morning). He has always slept on his back, but we’ve been noticing lately that he … Continue reading

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7 months old!

Yesterday was a busy day for Samuel – he turned 7 months old, attended his first wedding, met a new baby friend, and celebrated Easter a bit early with Grandpa and Grandma Iannitti. This past month has also been a … Continue reading

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