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November 21, 2014

Today I’m sharing some stuff I found around the internet. Enjoy! >Prompts for documenting December (see photo above)! >How to make a latté at home without an espresso machine. This makes me want to get an Aeropress! >I just love Swistle’s blog. Woman after my own heart, here. >Thinking about starting Project Life next year? Here’s a good post for you. >More week in the life album inspiration here, here, and here. >I love Ann-Marie’s holiday stamps. >Elizabeth talks about the adjustment to finding out her son has ADHD. >Cute quiz: what children’s book character are you? I got Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web which made me happy. :) 0 Like

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liam at ten months

November 20, 2014

He: >Seems to be constantly sick. I’ve mentioned this here and there, but we are still in the process of figuring out what exactly is going on. Looks like he actually doesn’t have asthma (even though he has a lot of the symptoms). Right now we are awaiting the results of some bloodwork and if everything checks out there, we will be going to an ENT next. My guess is that maybe he needs his adenoids removed or ear tubes. We’ll see. >Lost some weight being sick, yet still remains in the 90-95th percentile. That sweatshirt he’s wearing in the pictures is 18 months. >Is super squirmy most of the time. He’s actually hard to even hold, especially because he…
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slowing down, letting go

November 18, 2014

On Saturday night David and I had a little heart to heart. He told me something that was hard to hear, something that I immediately wanted to make excuses for, or dismiss. It didn’t fit with my idea of myself. He told me that I never seem happy. I got defensive because I’m an optimist. I am rarely angry. I’m calm. In my mind, I am happy most of the time. I love my life and there isn’t much I would change about it. But obviously, there was a reason that David came to me with that; he doesn’t just make stuff up. I must not be acting happy. I thought about it, and I have some reasons: I haven’t been…
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working mama files : kessi from one small mohment

November 17, 2014

Working Mama Files is an interview series designed to support and encourage working moms along the path to having a fulfilling life. Today I’d like to introduce you to another one of my good friends, Kessi! We attend church together and are part of the same family life group, and her son attends the same daycare as Meredith. When we discovered that we both have similar taste in books and crafts we became immediate friends, and then when we did whole30 together we became friends for life. :) Kessi is several years younger than me but she has already been through so much in her marriage and motherhood! She’s one of those people who it’s easy to laugh and cry with,…
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tgif: cold weather edition

November 14, 2014

The high of my week was lots of extra baby cuddles the last few days, but that’s because… The low of my week was getting vomited on all night by Liam and finding out that he has another bad ear and sinus infection. We are headed to a specialist later this morning and I’m eager to see what they have to say. Poor little guy catches every whiff of an infection that comes his way and it’s not even winter yet. The best money I spent this week was a $25 copay and $35 for medication, realistically. But the most fun money I spent was about $7 on page protectors for my week in the life album. A podcast episode…
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