We're on a blogging break (although we've been swooping in to take care of some things), but there's still plenty of great Bates content coming your way!
Did you know that when Gil and Kelly Bates were expecting Carlin Bates, they were so convinced she was a boy that they chose a name (Steven Malachi) and made birth announcements? Well, when Bates Baby #9 turned out to be a girl, the new parents scrambled to come up with a name that was both beautiful and meaningful. In the video below, they share the meaning behind "Carlin Brianne."
Have you entered our latest giveaway? We're raffling off five copies of Lawson Bates' new CD, "What Country Means to Me." Click here for details.
Photo/video courtesy of UP