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The following photo is not intended to make you feel inadequate about what you did or didn’t do for your family on Valentines Day: I went a little nuts, but I’ll explain why in a bit. Valentines Day dinner was made up of the foods the kids told me they “love”- mac & cheese for […]

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Okay, this is going to be quick because Wallace is sure to wake up soon SINCE I’M NOT HOLDING HIM. And I really want to update you all on how life with a one-month-old is. One! Month! Old! But? I also really need a shower because I can’t handle the smell of myself. First thing’s […]

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“When you’re deaded, and you go to heaven, can you see?” “Yeah, buddy. I think so.” “If you can see, then you’re alive, right? So you can be alive in heaven?” “Well, no… not really? I… Kendall, I don’t know. You can see, and it will feel like you’re alive, maybe? But you can only […]

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::sits on pillow, dusts off blog, adjusts breast pads:: Hi! Lowell was born 8 days ago. Life is lovely and chaotic all at once. I’m ridiculously overwhelmed and happy all at once. I’m also getting my postpartum ass kicked by another horrific postpartum rash and some super sore and engorged boobs to go with it. […]

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Come here.  Closer. Lean in, I’m going to say this in a very soft whisper. It’s true. This baby? She is…. easy. She sleeps! A lot. Her cries? Not bad. No signs of colic. None. ::KNOCKING ON ALL PIECES OF WOOD:: Oh, I really, really hate to blog about this. I’ve waited over 5 weeks […]

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I really haven’t thought much about what life will *really* be like with another newborn in the house. I mean, I’ve fantasized, perhaps. I’ve envisioned the tiny clothes and the cute pictures I can take of Kendall and his new brother/sister. I’ve thought about how I might want to decorate the nursery and about the […]

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It kept me up late last night just staring at it and holding it.  It’s so different than the one I already have, yet it seems easier.  It’s less fussy.  I don’t think I will spend as much time with the older one now.  This is my new love. My life seems complete now.  Yes, […]

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I know I’ve spent more than my fair share on here complaining in some way or another, and I’m really not writing this to sugar coat things.  The fact remains that the last 6 weeks have been TOUGH in a lot of ways, but as I started packing tonight for our big move to Dallas […]

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