Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Meet my family!!

Grammy Pam (Mindy's mom)
Papa John (haha) Grandad John (Mindy's dad)

Grandma Sharon (Larry's mom)
Grandpa John (Larry's step-father)
Aunt Christy
Uncle Kevin
Mindy's grandmother, Lois

Mindy's grandparents Herb, Juanita, Mindy's mom Pam, and Oliver Larry's grandmother Elenora

Larry, his grandfather Bob and Oliver

My first vacation!!

Mindy and Larry's friends from high school at Laura's wedding. We had such a great time!

We traveled to Indiana for Laura and Judd's wedding. We wouldn't have missed it. Oliver is 17 days old. It took us 20 hours to get there. Everyone was excited to meet and hold Oliver for the first time!! He didn't even make a peep during the wedding ceremony. whew!

Thursday, October 25, 2007

My first stroller ride!

Oliver went for his first stroller ride around the neighborhood. He seemed happy the entire time. When we got home, I took his carrier out of the stroller and sat him on the counter top. I couldn't believe the grin that he was giving. I had time to grab the camera and snap this picture of him. He looks like a little man, not a 15 day old baby.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

First doctor appt

Oliver had his first doctor appointment today. Everything looks good and the doctor says that he is growing well. He has gained XXX ounces and grew XXX inches. He loves to eat!

Friday, October 12, 2007

Ready to go home

Our Happy family. Sophie is so excited to have Oliver home. She doesn't know what to think of him quite yet, but I can tell she is going to be very protective.

Daddy is driving us home. I think I am going to like my carseat!

All bundled up in my blanket. I wore a white collared t-shirt with a baby blue embroidered airplane on it. Grandma bought it for me because she said it reminded her of daddy.

Thursday, October 11, 2007


He finally has a name! We have chosen the name Oliver Karl.
Mindy has loved the name Oliver since she was 3 months pregnant. It took some definite convincing on her part to get Larry to agree. He really likes it now! We chose Karl after Larry's father who passed away when we were in high school. We hope that he will grow to know his grandfather, whom he will never get to meet. Now we can finally call him by his name instead of baby boy! He fits his name perfectly!

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Hospital Visitors

We were so lucky to have so many of our friends visit us at the hospital.

Amanda, Steve, and Ryan

Dave (Katie was on travel)

Jackie and Rebecca. Mindy's friends from work.

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Photo Shoot

Mommy, daddy and baby boy

Look how tiny his little hand is.

All swaddled by daddy. Daddy definitely listened carefully in childbirth classes. He is the best swaddler!

He is finally here!!

Our family has grown by two feet! Our precious baby boy has finally arrived!

Baby Boy
October 9, 2007
7 pounds 10 ounces
21 inches

We are so excited that he is finally here!! Our little guy was due 10 days ago. We went to the hospital Monday morning to be induced and after 26 hours of labor, he finally decided that it was time to join the world. He is perfect in every way. We are so blessed to have him in our life. We are still deciding on a name. Stay posted....