Category Archives: Babies

Babies cost money. That’s a fact of life. From the moment you spend money on an overpriced pregnancy test that shows you a positive – by the way, you can get perfectly fine pregnancy tests at dollar stores- you’re in for a couple decades of buying stuff. You don’t have to buy all the stuff, though! […]

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I learned the magic of a good, tight swaddle when my first was days old, already spending most of his hours screaming. He was not an easy baby, and I was desperate for any kind of magical solution that would help him calm down. This was way back in 2008, and I kept reading all […]

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I’ve been doing a bit of this lately over on Instagram now that they’ve introduced “albums.” I take a fully edited pic and break down the steps and apps I used to get from straight out of (phone) camera to the final image. I thought I’d do one here today, showing you how I documented […]

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I consider my parent partnership with Scott to be very close to 50/50. He helps with math homework, I help with reading. He packs lunches, I make after school snacks. He does the booger sucker thing, I cut the tiny baby fingernails. Oh, you know of the booger sucker thing, right? Like this one that comes […]

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As Wallace’s personality blossoms, his chubby cheeks fill out, his hairline shows itself, and his smile comes quicker than ever, we are getting to see him. There he is! There’s Wallace. But depending on the day or the light or the angle, there’s Leyna, and there’s Lowell, and there’s Kendall, too. He’s all of them. […]

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