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Desmond’s Birth + Months 0 – 3

Three months ago we welcomed a new baby to our little family. Des, Welcome to the world! Your April 14 due date had come and gone. On Monday, April 27 I checked into the hospital for induction.  I chose the Center for … Continue reading

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Elsa, age 3.

Elsa, you are 3. We had such a fun year together.  In many ways, you are the same. You still… Love ice cream. And prefer your birthday suit over any other outfit. You still love being outside the house and busy.  We … Continue reading

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Elsa, age 2.

Elsa, you are two. You are finally two! Your first year flew by in a flash. Then, around 18 months time slowed down and you hovered at age 1.5 for what seems like 6 or 7 years. Truthfully, it was … Continue reading

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A Rambling List of Things I Don’t Want to Forget

Today we went to a July 4th / Birthday party at a neighbor’s house. There were lots of kids there, all a little older than you. So many of the parents mentioned they remembered their children being your age. I … Continue reading

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Elsa’s Birth Story: Part 2

Part 1 here. Wednesday, Dec. 7: Checking In. At 7pm, we settle into the Rose Medical Center, Room 11. I’m still hoping to stay as unattached to my bed as possible during this labor, so a sweet nurse moves us … Continue reading

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Memories…Elsa’s First Month

At one day old, you impress your admirers with a full head of hair. At one week, you are deemed the cutest swaddled baby in the history of swaddled babies. During your first month of life, favorite activities include sleeping, … Continue reading

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