Monday, May 10, 2010

Quad Squad Update

Several months ago I told you about my cousin Howard and his wife Nicole.  At that point Howard and Nicole had two precious boys Haden and Keaton.  Howard and Nicole were stationed in London, England where Nicole was living with the two boys while Howard was serving our country in Iraq.  Literally days before he left for Iraq they learned that they were finally pregnant with their third child...or so they thought.
A few weeks later Nicole learned that she was carrying quadruplets!

Their God story is BIG!  God really showed up and showed off in their lives over the last several months.  Literally people everywhere started praying and God started moving mountains.  Despite the fact that Howard was supposed to be in Iraq for several more months the Air Force graciously sent him home to take care of his sweet wife.  Even better, the Air Force agreed to send them back to Texas where they would be just a couple hours from family and friends.  I don't know how many of you have ever dealt with the military but this is huge...this was God stepping in and moving those mountains!

They made it back to Texas, found a house and a vehicle that would fit 6 kiddos and then Nicole headed to the hospital for several weeks of bed rest!  Howard did a wonderful job holding down the fort while Nicole did an excellent job baking the sweet little quads.

Finally on March 23 Hensley Hope, Paisley Faith, Presley Grace, and Karson Kole were born!  They were exceptionally healthy for quads...tiny...but very healthy!
God sent tons of people to bless the new little ones...they received nearly 10,000 diapers, someone gave them the nursery furniture for all the babies,  not to mention strollers, car seats...the works...like I said, they have a big God story!

After only 5 weeks in the NICU all 4 babies are home and thriving!  Thank you so much for those of you who prayed for this sweet family!  They are a living testimony that we serve a God who can move mountains and work miracles!

And here is what you have been waiting for....

8 comments:

suzanne said...

Jenna,
your family is beautiful! thank you SO much for your comment on my blog. it is stories like that that keep us going when we are weary. I cannot wait to see what the Lord does with your adoption. My father was a preacher, so i "get" the who "pk" thing! You are going to be amazed at how your flock will follow...HOW EXCITING! Let us know if we can help in ANY WAY!!! Blessings!
Suzanne Mayernick

Julie Estes said...

Amazing! Inspiring! Inspirational.. I love hearing stories like this, and know that your little family will have one soon regarding your new little one from far away!

Jennifer said...

they are so cute and what an amazing story. I am so glad that God works the way he does. I don't know how anyone could ever deny his power and majesty. Thanks for the update!

Michelle said...

Amen! They are precious, precious little ones. When God does it, He does it BIG!

Nana's Nuggets said...

just testing

Nana's Nuggets said...

will explain later, km

Nana's Nuggets said...

Ok jenna, thanks for letting me use your space to work on my computer, Hope it is up going again!! but i had to do the last couple of comments in order to work with the tech,on phone, yours was the quickest one I could get to!! by the way I loved this post! What an awesome God we serve!! k.miers

Teri said...

This is simply AMAZING! I think our sewing b might be interested in crocheting or knitting these precious ones blankies!!!