Monthly Archives: May 2011

Summer baby

Genevieve is extra chatty today.

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Stretch it out

Howdy, friends. I met up with the trainers at the Orthopedic Institute today to figure out why the heck I am having pain in my pubic ramus AGAIN. I have been conservative. Extra conservative. I am taking a few days … Continue reading

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Cry it out

Howdy, friends. We have survived two evenings of cry-it-out with Genevieve. After nearly 7 months of sleeping in her swing, we are trying to get her to sleep in her crib. It’s going … OK. She has struggled with some … Continue reading

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What of it?

I cry all night long, baby!!!

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Typical Friday Night

Howdy friends. I was chatting with a friend yesterday about what our evenings are like, and described it like this. Good lord. 4:45: leave work, Pick up kids 5:05: Pull into driveway, carry carseat, pump, gym bag, dirty lunch dishes … Continue reading

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Anniversary

Happy 6th Anniversary, Philip. I never imagined I would have such a wonderful life with someone. Before I met Philip, I didn’t want kids at all. I couldn’t picture myself as a mother, and couldn’t picture anyone I was dating … Continue reading

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Beatrice and Virgil

Howdy, friends. I just finished this book: It took me a while to get into it, and I’m not sure if that is because of the story or because it was the first book I read on my Nook (which … Continue reading

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A toddler conversation

Howdy, friends. This is a chat Jack and I had last night: Jack: Daddy’s at work! Me: Yep, he’ll be home later. Jack: I gotta go to work! Me: Oh yeah? Where do you work? Jack: I make the toys! … Continue reading

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Bandit, now with photos

Howdy, friends. I did something Saturday I thought I would never do: I ran a race as a bandit — an unregistered runner. I tell myself I have registered for this race in the past and had to drop out, … Continue reading

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My new Nook

Howdy, friends. So, I wasn’t sure if I was going to keep my Mother’s Day gift from Philip, but last night I decided to go for it. He got me a Nook. It was an incredibly thoughtful gift. Philip knows … Continue reading

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