July 26, 2006

Introducing Max!

Alex is a big brother! Maximilian James Nuckolls was born on July 16, 2006, at 11:24 a.m. He weighed 7 lbs 12 oz., and was 20 inches long.

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Hello world!

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On his way to the warmer.

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Saying hi to Mommy.

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7 lbs 12 oz. Alex was 6 lbs 15 oz.

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Sporting his birthday suit with a couple hospital accessories.

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Not thrilled about the first bath.

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First feeding.

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Alex and Grandma Nuckolls meet Max.

"Did the baby come out, Mama? Did the baby come out, Mama? Did the baby come out, Mama?"

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All swaddled up in his hospital bassinet.

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Ready to go home.

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July 25, 2006

Playing catch-up

Pictures from the past few months, because late is always better than never.

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In early March, Grandma Nelms aka "The Grandma With the Bubbles" had a layover at a nearby airport and got to spend some time with Alex.

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Alex blows out his birthday candles with a little help from Matt. Grandma and Grandpa Nuckolls helped us celebrate. We each drove halfway and met in the middle of Kansas.

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Alex examines his presents. We can't believe he's 4! Where has the time gone?

Hanging out with the Easter Bunny.

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Saying goodbye to Matt at the airport.

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"Take my picture, Mama!"

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In May, we travelled to western Kansas for Great-Grandpa Hoover's funeral and met up with some other relatives along the way. Here, Alex shows off his building skills to Great-Aunt Rhonda.

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Enjoying some ice cream with Cousin Greta.

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Driving the tractor with Great-Uncle Brad.

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