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Bouncing Babies
« on: April 01, 2003, 12:37:45 PM »
I'd like to announce that late last night my wife started having really strong contractions, so we went to the hospital (American Fork Hospital, for those in the know) and it turned out that their very small maternity ward was completely full. 100%. So we went to Utah Valley and got in, but by this time Dawn was barely coherent and Audrey, who was still with us because we couldn't find a babysitter, was screaming in the back beause she was hungry. I contemplated checking her in to the pediatric ward just to get her off my hands, but I saw my next-door neighbor in the lobby waiting while her husband had his finger stitched back on after a sink disposal accident, so I left my daughter with her and took Dawn up to the maternity ward. Labor, delivery, etc., a few hours later we had not one but two baby boys, exactly 5 lbs each. We were thinking of naming them Benjamin and Ethan, but Romulus and Remus were too good to pass up.

Also, I'd like to wish everybody a happy April Fool's day.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2003, 12:42:44 PM »
You know, you had me for about 1.5 seconds before I remembered that I'd seen the ultrasounds.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2003, 12:46:30 PM »
1.5 seconds is all I ask.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2003, 02:59:23 AM »
Having not seen the ultrasounds nor checked the post dates, you had me until the end.  ;D

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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2003, 01:12:19 PM »
Just an update, there is still no external child. It appears that he takes after me, and doesn't want to get out of bed.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2003, 03:27:18 PM »
Okay, this time it's real. My son was born last night at about 2:15 in the morning; he's 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and has a ton of curly black hair (that's not saying much, though, since every newborn I've ever seen has had curly black hair). Mom and baby are doing fine.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2003, 08:18:17 PM »
Well then, you ain't seen my family. We're a bunch of baldies for about three years. Okay, so I was the one who took three years to get any hair. But my brother and sister also had no hair except tiny little white-blonde fluff. When I was growing up I thought it strange that blonde kids would say they were born with black hair. And then I saw my newborn nephew--lots of black hair--but straight.

Anyway, congrats.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2003, 08:29:21 PM »
congrats!

My oldest was born with almost no hair. But now she has thick thick blond hair

My second child had a shock of black hair that stuck straight up, mohawk style. (somewhere there's a picture). It doesn't stick up anymore, and it's lightened up, but it's still darkish

My third is unborn, so I can't report about her hair.

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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2003, 10:16:07 PM »
I bet it's wet.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2003, 12:49:35 AM »
wow, you know, I've been thinking about it, and I think you might be right.

So what's the boy's name? Eric John? (a name that comes highly recommended)

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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2003, 09:24:00 PM »
Ethan Daniel Wells, but only because my wife didn't agree to Caesar Septembrius.
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2003, 09:27:17 PM »
Admit it your a skar fan that why you named him ethan.  And Congrats, so when is the third comming?
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Re: Bouncing Babies
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2003, 08:32:07 AM »
I didnt even know the second coming had happened yet ;D.  Shows how much I miss thanks to work.

Oh and congrats on the wee one.
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