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Elias 3-4-5

Elias is 5 months! Somehow the last 3 months flew by!! Unfortunately, my good intentions didn’t lead to good results, so I’m playing catch up on the monthly updates for Elias. Here is a simple update of what those months looked like for us 🙂 Elias – 3 months: Weight: 16lbs. @ 3 months Elias LOVES to be held, loves …

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KKK: Kids Killing Kids

  This is probably in vain, but I will disclaim anyways: THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POST!  This is simply a response to what just occurred in my “backyard” last week. Now that we got that out of the way… Many are aware of the recent tragedy that occurred at Independence High School in Glendale, AZ this past Friday.  As …

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Have A Heart

Wow!!!  Try not to be moved by this! Small world…I used to work with the woman responsible for this video!  Great job, Jacqueline Keidel!    

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2 Days After Thanksgiving With Our 2 Month Butterball

So Thankful… Our little Elias is, well, not so little anymore! 🙂  He is two months and somewhere over 14lbs.  We affectionately call him our little “Butterball” – it just seems fitting this week 🙂  Oh, we love him so!! At two months, he: basically looks like our mini football player in comparison to other babies his age! is SO …

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Elias – One Month Update

Our Elias is 1 month!  Where has the time gone?! Highlights: Elias is a great eater!!  He usually eats every 2-3 hours.  He weighs approximately 11.5 lbs. and is almost 23 inches. His two big sisters adore him and can’t give him enough kisses.                  He LOVES to be held and rocked to sleep. …

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Dr. Drool and Kitchen Laps

There’s nothing like starting off your day with a doctor and some drool.  Yes, that was weird.  More on that in a moment but first a little background detail: It has been a while since I have posted anything myself; I’ve just been riding the coattails of the wife lately.  I knew life would be very different and even difficult …

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Life With Elias!

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a week since we came home!  Wow.  We are so thankful to be on this end as we begin this journey as a family… NICU Life at the hospital was tough, but we definitely sensed the Lord’s presence in getting us through, especially with such a lack of sleep (being awakened every 2 …