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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Gavin comes home....

Everything is going well here at Camp Michaels. Reese and Gavin have been a blast! We don't get a ton of sleep at night, but really don't seem to care (we must be rookies:). We're just enjoying being parents! Tiff absolutely loves staying home with the kids!

We're starting to think that Reese goes to sleep easier when she hears her brother upset. Crazy, huh! Gavin has no problem sleeping at night and doesn't seem to get to concerned with what mood Reese is in. We're hoping Maggie will be joining us by the end of this week, then Lauren not far behind. Lauren continues to catch up to her siblings. She's taking most of her bottles and is on the lowest settings or her cannula. Absolutely amazing!

Tiff and I want to thank everyone for their continued prayers and support. We couldn't be in a better place in our life right now!

Here are some recent pics of Reese and Gavin!



Gavin says "Bye Bye NICU"


Gavin loves his blanket from the Moore's



"Dad, could you get the camera any closer"

Reese with a chuckle....or was it gas???

"Give me Five Gavin!"



"Okay, seriously Mom! You've put me in a pink boppy! Wait till Dad gets home and finds out about this!"


" Pssss....Reese.....Wake up!"

How cute are we?

17 comments:

Summer said...

How exciting! Love seeing the two of you in your home with your babies! Just the way it should be :)

Tif- if you see this, send me an email - I have a proposition for you :):)

summer@summerknoblochphotography.com

Becky said...

I'm so excited that your little ones are coming home, and how great to have them one at a time, so you can get adjusted to no sleep little by little!!! I'm getting in practice to come help if you need me by practicing up on my rocking skills with Anneke's new little one. My prayers are with you, what wonderful parents you are, and how blest those babies are to have such wonderful loving parents, grandparents and aunts and uncle...(at least so far!!)

Becky

The Murray Crew said...

We cannot express HOW excited we are for you guys! Things are about to get interesting....and awesomely rewarding!
Love from your quad buddies,
The Murray Crew

Anonymous said...

WOW! This is so amazing. We are so excited for your family. Jon and Tiff, you two are amazing individuals and parents. We are thinking about you daily.
XOXO,
Ryan and Maureen Rubenstein

Anonymous said...

The pictures of the two babies together at home are just adorable!!! I am so happy that all is going well. Love, Kristine Bessette Hill

Anonymous said...

They are getting so big. I know we have been playing phone tag lately, but keep updating the blog. The pictures of Reese sleeping looks just like Conner asleep!

Love,
Heather

Amber & Jason said...

Awe...how cute! Thanks for the update. Reese and Gavin are looking so good!! Can't wait for Maggie & Lauren to join them at home. Tiff - you look amazing, too! Take care!!

Jessica Stranz said...

So great to see pictures of Gavin and Reese at home.... and not in the hospital! They are growing and look so good. We are so happy for you. It will be nice to stay away from Carle for awhile once all babies are home. You've spent more than enough time there.

Are Gavin and Reese continuing the 3 hour NICU schedule?

Can't wait to hear that Maggie and Lauren have made it home.
Love, Jessica and Benjie

Christina said...

It's so exciting to see your babies at home with YOU! Yay! I love these pictures. I LOVE the last picture of Gavin and Reese snuggled together in bed - with Gavin giving Reese a kiss. Ah, it's so sweet. You two are amazing parents and I'm so thrilled to hear that things are going so well. We're praying that Maggie and Lauren will be joining you very very soon. Love you all!

Lindsey said...

Hello,
I have been following your story for a while now. I am thrilled for your family that the little ones are starting to come home. I love the last picture of Reese and Gavin.
Congratulations.
Lindsey in San Diego

Melodie Keown said...

WOW - I am so excited for you. I just can't believe raising 4 children all at once. Poor Gavin! He is not going to stand a chance with his sisters! HEHEHE
May God bless you both and enjoy!

Love
Brian and Melodie Keown

Gen McNulty said...

Wow.. congrats.. from here on out.. it gets better and better everday!! Stop by if you ever want to chat!
XOXO
Gen McNulty
www.mcnultyquads.blogspot.com
gmcnulty@gmail.com

the schirano triplets said...

how wonderful to see both gavin and reese at home! i am looking forward to the day when maggie and lauren can join them! have fun enjoying your little ones!

Nikki said...

Just sent you an email :)

Rick & Jenn Payne said...

I'm so excited for you guys. Isn't it amazing how little sleep you actually need. I know life is really crazy right now but know that soon you guys will have them all home. We brought our boys home on Christmas day and then Claire home on Jan. 13th. It seemed like forever, but once she finally got home our family was COMPLETE. We're praying for you and were so happy to blog with such a great family! Love, Jenn - momma of the herd.

the schirano triplets said...

hey guys! i hope that everything is going well. my mom met your (jon's) mom yesterday so i heard a bit about what is going on at your house lately. as always, i am keeping all 4 of those beautiful little ones in my prayers! please do not hesitate to let me know if you need anything at all. i would be more than happy to pitch in, especially since i have a little bit (ok, ok a lot) of experience with multiples and preemies :)

The Gerwer Babies said...

I had to post! I found you through Gen McNulty's blog. I am a fellow quad mom and our kiddos are fairly close in age. Mine were born 1/16/08. I was 29 weeks and our kiddos were about the same sizes. Congrats on getting the babies on their way home, the wild ride begins. Ours have been home for almost two months and we are VERY tired but loving it. Check out our blog if you get a second (i know funny, right). http://gerwerbabies.blogspot.com