Tales from the Hill's Country

Quips, stories and observations from our adventures in marriage and parenting (as told by Katie).

Monday, February 13, 2012

Rainbow Sandals

It's a running joke with Chris that Hills are issued a pair of Rainbow sandals when they join the family. The morning after our wedding, I found a pair just for me in my overnight bag at the hotel. And I made sure to supply Maria and Lucy with their first pair at the hospital. (Even though the smallest pair they sell is meant for older kids!)

There's an art to breaking them in at the beach and an unwritten rule that you don't replace them until they are falling off of your feet.

Here are Chris and I in our sandals. With...
A pair ready for the newest Baby Hill!

Yep. In August of this year, Chris and I will be adding to the family with our own little baby!
As you can see, it's a little early for Rainbows... but we are overjoyed and look forward to the day that we can head to the beach with our little one!

The details:
Due date-- August 15, 2012
Gender prediction-- Katie thinks boy, Chris thinks girl (we'll find out in early April)
Photo taken-- at 12 weeks
Baby-- healthy and growing! (and per the ultrasound appointment we know he/she loves to kick, wave and bounce)
Mama-- glad to be nearing the end of morning sickness, but otherwise doing well
Daddy-- sweetly fetching pregnancy foods... including a 1.5 hour Luby's run during rush hour traffic!


  1. yay!!!! So happy for you guys!!!

  2. I'm so happy for you all.... I vote GIRL !!

  3. I think it's a girl....or a boy! I won't commit, because when the odds are 50/50, I am wrong 95% of the time!