Josh is employed at Eastman Chemical. He was promoted again last year to a group leader role back at the plant in Tennessee. He is a chemical engineer with a bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati (2005). He is also enrolled in grad school at the University of Tennessee and is pursuing an Industrial Engineering graduate degree, with an emphasis on Engineering Management.
hobbies: coaching the boys' soccer teams, enjoying time in the pool with the family, reading, surfing the web, photography and most importantly, spending time with his wife and sons ;)
Kristy spends her days caring for the boys and Lego at home. In her spare time, she started her own business, kreations by kristy (designing custom invites, printables, planners, announcements, etc) to keep herself busy. As if kids aren't enough work, right? She hopes to utilize her bachelor's degree in Health Promotion and Education (Athletic Training) again some day in the future, but with 3 little guys and a baby coming anytime now, she expects to be quite busy at home for awhile!
hobbies: designing, photography, cooking & baking, blogging, crafting, spending time with her family
Ethan turned eight in March and spends his days playing, sleeping, eating, reading, and going to 3rd grade!
hobbies: swimming (he's a fish!), building numerous creations with his Legos, writing & reading, playing soccer, collecting Pokemon cards, and helping take care of his little brothers
He is growing up quickly!! Noah turned six in July and also spends his days eating, sleeping, playing, and going to kindergarten!
hobbies: he enjoys swimming, playing soccer, reading books with Mommy & Daddy, building amazing Lego masterpieces (he wants to be a Lego master when he grows up!), dancing and listening to music, and coloring beautiful pictures
Amos turned four in September and spends his days eating, sleeping and playing. He is in his second year of preschool this year and is loving playing with his new friends!
hobbies: he loves reading books with Mommy and Daddy, cuddling,
Daisy is now our sweet "angel dog." She turned eight in February 2014, but fell ill in April with gastrointestinal lymphoma. Despite trying chemotherapy treatments for her, the drugs weren't working, and her battle ended June 7th, 2014. You can read more about her here.
hobbies: she loved long walks on the beach, cuddling in bed, chasing her ball, squirrels, bunnies, and birds, playing soccer with Ethan and Daddy, and giving kisses to Noah and Amos
So yeah, we're boxer people. We did not intend on adding to our family quite so soon, but we couldn't say no to this sweet girl. She was in need of a new home and after giving her a try, we decided to give her a forever home in September 2014. She is fitting right in loves living with our 3 crazy boys! She turned four in February, and still acts like a puppy most days, though she's maturing as her time lengthens with us.
hobbies: lounging on anything soft, getting belly rubs, giving hugs, going for rides in the van, eating ice cream treats, long walks in the neighborhood, and cuddling on the couch