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23 Months Old

This was a big month for Alexis! She became a big sister, and is doing a great job helping out with the new baby. She comforts him when he cries, saying, “It’s ok, baby,” and “I know, I know,” and … Continue reading

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Another Birthday

We have one more birthday to celebrate in our little family! Welcome, Anders. 6 days old and sweet as can be. It is so nice to have a tiny baby to snuggle again.

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22 Months Old

22 months old and signing “more!” Every month, I think it isn’t possible for her to get cuter and more funny, smart, and all-around wonderful. And every month, I am wrong. This was Alexis’ last month as an only child. … Continue reading

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21 Months Old

Alexis is 21 months old! I keep thinking of her as my “almost 2-year old.” As she does every month, she’s grown so much. She has started using three word sentences, and tries to do everything by herself. She loves … Continue reading

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33 Weeks

Dear #2, I’m sorry that my blogging of your imminent arrival has been so spotty, and that with just six weeks to go you still don’t have a name. I promise that despite these lapses, we are very excited about … Continue reading

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20 Months Old

Alexis was actually excited to get her picture taken this month! She wanted to sit in the white rocker, and said “Picture! Picture!” Her daddy asked her to demonstrate different signs she knows, and she was happy to oblige. Here, … Continue reading

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Citrus Lane March 2014 Box Review

Citrus Lane teased me with a coupon code and a hint that the March box would include something from Hape. Another coupon code for $10 off an “Add to Box” item, plus free shipping for that item, allowed to me … Continue reading

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27 Weeks and 2 Days

Welcome to the third trimester! I’ve been feeling a lot more “pregnant” lately, like my baby (and my belly) have had a growth spurt. Things feel more smushed and I’m getting more heartburn. And I think the photographic evidence supports … Continue reading

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26 Weeks and 1 Day

My husband came downstairs from putting Alexis to bed and asked me, “Did you make night waffles?” Of course not. Don’t be silly. I made peanut clusters. 26 weeks pregnant and I am ravenous. Even though my stomach is shrinking, … Continue reading

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19 Months Old

Alexis is 19 months old. In the last month, she’s been growing. Eating lots, and improving her skills with fork and spoon while she’s at it. When she has a mind to, she can use her silverware like a pro. … Continue reading

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