Monthly Archives: October 2013

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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Samuel’s Big Boy Bed

Last week, amidst all the chaos and excitement of bringing Leah home, we also decided it was time to introduce Samuel to a “Big Boy Bed.” (I know, what were we thinking?!?!) It was the perfect Saturday afternoon project for … 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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BYOP

Last weekend was our 12th annual BYOP! We had our annual pumpkin carving party a little early this year in anticipation of baby girl’s arrival. Since it was so early, there was not a lot of actual carving going on, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch Fun

Since Samuel’s baby sister is due to arrive sometime during October, we thought it would be a good idea to have some early pumpkin patch fun – just in case things get crazy/hectic around here! So, when we were up … Continue reading

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