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A Little Bit of This and Little Bit of That

We have had a really busy and different week here so far and Joash has been a bit out of whack because of it. So today, he is taking a good nap, which I think he has needed since Sunday. So just a little update from us. 

Joash loves spending time with his dad. He has been going for lots of tractor rides and spending extra time in the barn and that has been fun. Sometimes Dad is pretty tired, though. In these next two pictures, Wilbert is asleep after having a meeting the night before. Imagine Joash talking non-stop and moving all around and driving his loader into Wilbert. Wilbert slept through it all.

 I also think Joash misses his Oma and Opa. He wants to go to their house all of the time and yesterday he told me he wanted to go on an airplane and see Oma and Opa. We are glad they are enjoying their time away, but we look forward to them being home again soon.

And, a new pregnancy picture for you. I don't think the stripes are really helping how big my belly looks.
But I am 27 weeks and I am measuring 27, so we are right on track. This baby certainly is an active one and we enjoy watching the ripples across my belly in the evenings after supper. Anyone have any good boy name suggestions? We are running a bit stuck on a boy name. We still really like our girl name from before, so that is no problem. But we are finding boys names really hard. I guess that is part of the problem when you were both teachers.

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Amanda said…
Ben and I had a hard time with boys names too...everyone that I've talked to seems to have the same problem. Good luck!

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