Archive for July, 2012

Family of Five

Dear H, O and B,

We are definitely getting used to life as a family of five. I can tell already that the three you are going to be friends and take care of each other always. This makes a mom’s heart very happy. I have so much love for each of you, and it’s only multiplied when we spend time together as a family!

Love you,
Mama

B, Here’s Dad checking ya out, only a few minutes old:
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H, Here you are with me and B when you came to the hospital to meet him:
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…And here you are on his first day home:
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O, Here you are pointing at your brother. You do this a lot.
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H, you make a great assistant when we are taking photos!
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…And it’s always good to get in one with him, too!
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This is my favorite view — all three of my kiddos having a good time together!
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A Bennett Update

Dear Bennett.

You are settling into life very well! We were at the doctor today, and you weigh 9 pounds, 3 ounces! You are almost done with your newborn clothes (much faster than your siblings) and we are ready to pull out the 0-3 month stuff. You are a very sweet, very easy-going little guy.

Love you,
Mama

7.10.12
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7.12.12
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7.13.12

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7.21.12
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7.22.12
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Time for a Bath!

Dear Bennett,

Today, your belly button tag fell off, so it was time for your first real bath! Your sister and brother watched very closely! You do not like being cold, and you turn red when you cry, so you were not very happy and very red during the bath! You’ll get used to it though, and eventually, you love the bath as mush as your siblings do!

Love you,
Mama

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Birth Announcement

Dear Bennett,

Today I put together and ordered your birth announcement. We are so excited to share our excitement about your arrival with all of our friends and family!

Love you,

Mama

Front:

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Back:

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Where Life Begins…

Dear H, O and B,

Tara got this amazing picture of the three of you, too! It makes me think of this saying: Family – Where life begins and love never ends.

Love you,

Mama

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Newborn Photos

Dear Bennett,

When you were just four days old, Tara came to take your newborn photos. They turned out amazing!

Love you,

Mama

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Life: The First Two Days

Dear Bennett,

Here are some photos from your first two days!

Love you,
Mama

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In your shnazzy digs… headed home!
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Bennett Rogers McCauley

Dear Bennett,

Today is your BIRTHday! We are elated that you are here and we know you are going to be such a precious addition to our family. You arrived at 3:39 this afternoon, weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz. and measuring 21.5 inches long. You are a big boy! We know for sure that every baby is a miracle, and you are no exception! We promise to support you as you pursue your dreams, love you limitlessly and encourage you as God’s plan for your life unfolds. ┬áMay you be blessed, sweet baby boy, and welcome to our family.

Love you,
Mama and Dad

First Photos:
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First Bath:
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All clean and under the warmer:
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Six Month Photo Dump!

Dear H and O,

Today I decided to empty the memory card in my camera! I found some great photos of both of you from the last 6 months! Also, I took a couple this morning that had to be shared!

Love you,
Mama
12.30.11
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12.30.11
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1.9.12
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1.9.12
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1.9.12
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1.12.12
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1.13.12 – Preschool Pajama Day
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1.19.12
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1.19.12
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1.19.12
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1.19.12
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7.4.12
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7.4.12
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