That's right. This family of 5 is scheduled to become a family of 6 this coming February! I'm 15 weeks pregnant as of 8-17-2015! The kids are elated! Kevin & I are thrilled - we've so enjoyed the kids over the years and adding to our little tribe is going to be great fun!
The whole family thinks another little boy would be pretty sweet, but we're excited to welcome whoever God has planned, boy or girl.
This news has caused the homestead project to jump into overdrive - that's for sure!
Last Tuesday, we became the proud owners of a SLAB! Kevin and Hunter did pretty much EVERYTHING themselves over the last couple of months - they were getting sick and tired of dirt work even though they typically enjoy running the machinery.
You may be wondering why the sprinklers are on - OUR SLAB! Well, when Kevin was in school (U.T. Austin) he studied engineering with an emphasis on concrete engineering & learned exactly this practice - 'wet curing.' Given that this slab is built on solid limestone rock, it made this the perfect slab for wet curing (no concern of erosion beneath or around slab.) Wet curing reduces surface evaporation of moisture that the paste (portland) needs in order to hydrate to its strength capacity. I'm excited - I'm learning while this whole adventure is taking place - so are the kids!