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Ups and downs

Life with our sleepy bud.

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Brunch

I took my kid out for his first, real brunch date. I felt guilty and selfish, ’cause PANDEMIC, but for a fleeting moment, it was (I hate to say it) nice to be out again, doing something that used to be a regular, albeit luxurious, part of my pre-baby and pre-pandemic life. Of course, brunch […]

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No filter

Honestly, it’s been a shitty day. I haven’t showered, my laundry’s piling up, nothing on my LONG to-do list is getting done, and you may not be able to tell, but I am covered in a fine layer of baby drool. There may also be baby poop under my one fingernail—I can’t be sure. This […]

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Growing pains

**I actually started this post two(?) weeks ago, and have just been able to get back to it now. That’s life with a baby, I guess. Could just be hormones, but it has been a very emotional few days around here. Big talks and big changes abound, and all the while, I am trying to […]

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Out and about

Miles and I have been going on daily walks (mostly with Pablo), but I finally took him out of his stroller today! I’d been holding off on taking him out of his stroller because he’s too young for sunscreen, and I want to protect his little bod from sunburn. Also, I’m a bit of a […]

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Going solo

Today felt like SUCH an accomplishment. Not only did I get to shower today, I also got Miles and I in matching outfits—mostly so I could capture a cute #ootd—and I even put on lipstick! Sure, my hair isn’t styled, and my outfit is basically a sack, but still. This is the first time I’ve […]

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Roller coaster

By now, I feel like I’ve told this story about a thousand times. However, I promised a birth story, so you’re going to get one! I should preface this post by saying that I am going to get into some potentially TMI territory, but what’s the point of sharing a birth story if I don’t […]

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"Go bag"

As I pack what I hope are enough adult diapers, it occurs to me that I am packing for a journey with an outcome and a destination that I am totally unaware of. Hell, I don’t even know exactly when it’s going to start! **Decided to leave that intro, ’cause I like it. However, I […]

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Oh shit…

  par·a·site /ˈperəˌsīt/ noun     An organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense. Oh god, I’m pregnant. I would be lying if I said that seeing those two lines didn’t completely freak me out. To be quite honest, I […]