Happy birthday to you…and you…and you!
Online Sep 07, 2011 – 01:35 PM
What are the odds of one mother having three children…who are not triplets…born on the same day of the year?
Kayli’s oldest, Kennedy Ann, was
born on July 31, 2007. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 ½ inches
long. Her second child, Michael, was born at 2:08 a.m. on July 31, 2010. He
weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. The newest member of the
family, Hudson Lee, was born at 4:19 p.m. on July 31, 2011. He weighed 7 pounds,
5 ounces, and was 20 ½ inches long.
Kayli said she came to accept
the triple birthdays as a blessing.
“When my water broke two weeks
early with Michael on the 30th, I was hoping he would come before the 31st so
that he and Kennedy didn’t have to share a birthday,” said Kayli. “When Hudson’s
due date was so close to the other two I just thought it would be better to have
him on the same day rather than a few days away, but I never thought it would
Kayli has always shared her
birthday with her twin sister Kami.
“This never bothered me, so I
hope my children will think it is special rather than dislike it,” she
Maternal grandparents are Mike
Burrell, and Randy and Sally Goin, all of Gallatin. Great-grandparents are Nancy
Caldwell, and Charles and Dolleta Burrell. Great-great-grandmother is Virginia
Paternal grandparents are John
and Debbie Goodwin, and Roy and Gail Warner. Great-grandmother is Bonnie
Kayli began her job as the
second grade teacher at Pattonsburg R-2 Elementary School this year.
The biggest question of the
three-way birthday may be who gets to decide the flavor of the cake.
“I’m not really sure yet,” said
Kayli. “This year I just got two different cakes. One was white with The Little
Mermaid. It was Kennedy’s pick. The other was chocolate with The Smurfs for
Michael’s first birthday.” She also served both vanilla and chocolate ice cream.
“Needless to say, we had plenty
of leftover treats,” she said. “I’m sure this will get more difficult as they
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