April Schmidt, holding Katelyn, 6 months, and Jerry Hunt sit outside their motel room as Chelsea, 10, and Carolyn, 2, play with the family cat, Slim Shady, through the window, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010.
Jerry Hunt entertains his daughter Carolyn, 2, while in their motel room on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Jerry often watches Carolyn and Katelyn during the day after working the overnight shift and while the other children are at school and April is at work. He estimates that he gets about four hours of sleep a day.
April bounces her daughter 6-month-old Katelyn on the bed Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. She says that they are trying to keep the children happy until they can find an affordable house that is big enough for their family.
Two-year-old Carolyn Hunt opens the front door of a motel room that she has been living in since May, along with her parents April Schmidt and Jerry Hunt and four other siblings.
Jerry Hunt looks on as Carolyn, 2, plays with her sister Katelyn, 6 months, in the parking lot outside the family's motel room Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010.
Caden Hunt, 7, wipes his eyes as he wakes up for school, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010. At left is his 2-year-old sister Carolyn, and at right is Katelyn, 6 months.
Two-year-old Carolyn Hunt plops down on the carpet with her blanket after her older siblings have left for school.