By: Jennifer Murray

Pumpkin Love

Some of you faithful blog readers that have been with us for the long haul may remember this post that we wrote around this time last year. Kristy, Brad’s sister, delivered four carseats to us after speaking with AAA representative, Barb Carrier. (I love her last name – so appropriate!). I was 16 weeks pregnant at the time, and this was our 1st “4” gift. At the time, we didn’t know if bringing home 4 babies would be in God’s plan, due to the high risk of carrying quadruplets and the mono-mono twin situation. I remember placing all those car seats in a row for this picture. Brad and I just looked at each other laughing. It was a “WOW” moment. Looking at those four empty car seats gave us a taste of the reality of the four little lives living inside of me.

At the time, our pumpkins looked like this:

Baby A (top left) was Henry – He was our “Hercules” on the bottom holding everyone up. Baby B (top right) was Isaac – He was (and still is) our “Chunk” located in the penthouse and closest to the food. Baby C and D (bottom) were Brooks and Clark – We couldn’t keep track of which was which because they could constantly switch places, but Clark was my most active by far. The boy beat his mama and Brooks up daily. I think it made Brooks a tough guy from all the get-go.

Now look at our pumpkins!





Brooks putting his hand over his face in protest of another picture….

We sure do love our little pumpkins! 9 months old and growing so quickly….

16 Responses to “Pumpkin Love”

  1. Anonymous
    November 5, 2007 at 10:23 pm #

    I love watching your boys grow! What wonderful blessings!

  2. shergzus
    November 5, 2007 at 11:15 pm #

    What adorable little pumpkins!!! God is sooo good!!


  3. Laura
    November 5, 2007 at 11:29 pm #

    I remember this post last year and can relate all to well to the fear the worry over whether you will get out of it with all your babies. I am thrilled to have been a witness of journey and God’s grace in it! Wonderful post, adorable, healthy, baby boys! Yah! You made it!

  4. Darla
    November 6, 2007 at 9:31 am #

    You’ve come a long way and your pumpkins have “ripened” nicely- haha! Couldn’t have carved a cuter pumpkin patch!!! 🙂 So ADORABLE!!!

  5. Anonymous
    November 6, 2007 at 11:54 am #

    More precious than pie!!!

  6. ~*~Hallie~*~
    November 6, 2007 at 12:47 pm #

    They are all adorble, but I notice that Isaac smiles in most all the pictures. He must be the family ham!

  7. Anonymous
    November 6, 2007 at 1:25 pm #

    awwww!! i totally remember that first pic w/ the car seats in a row w/ punkins in it…i remember saying “WOW” too!!! awwww sooo cute of all them!!! HOW PRECIOUS guys!! `sioby

  8. Andria
    November 6, 2007 at 2:55 pm #

    Yes, quite plump pumpkins they’ve become. Love the GAP outfits! 😉

  9. Anonymous
    November 6, 2007 at 3:28 pm #

    Precious, precious baby boys! You do such a good job and are great examples of what parents are to be like. Keep up the good work and God Bless you all! I love this fall weather! Your friend in East Texas, Pam.

  10. Anonymous
    November 6, 2007 at 6:33 pm #

    Only you guys would put pumpkins in car seats!!!! Hilarious! Now there are real “pumpkins”. 🙂 Love them. I wonder, do they like pumpkin pie?

    P.S. I basically die every time I read your blog. Of laughter, or of the cuteness.

    Anna Cast

  11. Barbara Manatee
    November 6, 2007 at 10:04 pm #

    Amazing what a difference a year makes in a life. 🙂

  12. Anonymous
    November 6, 2007 at 10:05 pm #

    YES! I totally remember that picture and thinking the same thing – oh my!! that is a lot of baby. But you guys got it down. And truly enjoy each new adventure. Those pics of the boys are the best. Can you believe all that has happened and changed in our lives since this time last year!!


  13. Heidi
    November 7, 2007 at 10:07 am #

    Awww such adorable little pumpkins they are!!!

  14. Jeannie
    November 7, 2007 at 2:02 pm #

    love this post!

  15. Anonymous
    November 8, 2007 at 8:33 pm #

    I remember that first picture! It’s great to see 4 boys among the pumpkins! Pretty soon they’ll be picking out their own!

  16. Sheena
    November 12, 2007 at 10:39 am #

    I remember that car seat photo as well. It’s amazing how quickly they grow. Your boys are so handsome!

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