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Archive for July, 2011

Sweet Home Alabama

Just a quick update on a road trip we took a few weeks ago…  We made the 3.5 hour drive to Jacksonville, AL to see friends.  Hope is very good in the car.  She sleeps the whole time.  Hope sleeps in the car no matter how long the trip.  She is usually asleep by the time we get to the interstate. (more…)


Work and Hope

I’m sorry I missed last week.  I was working a soccer camp.  I was leaving the house at 7am and getting home at 8pm.  After the 1st full day of camp, (more…)

More Than One

Recently, we have been spending time with people who have more than one young child.  I have a whole new respect for those parents!  To name a few of them… Holleman (2), Mahaffey (2), Holleman (3 including a set of twins), Priddy (2 less than a year apart), and another Holleman(7).  Wendy and I went into this thinking (more…)

To Schedule or Not To Schedule

Add Texas to the list of states Hope has visited.  On my side of the family, Hope met 2 great aunts and 3rd and 4th cousins.  On Wendy’s side of the family, Hope met 8 aunts and uncles, a great aunt, a great grandmother, and 13 cousins!  It was great for the family to get to see Hope, but it was wonderful that Hope slept through the night 5 out of 9 nights!  Also, Hope slept much better in the car than she did on the plane. (more…)

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