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1 whole year

I meant to post this yesterday, but, as you can imagine, I was too busy celebrating my daughter’s first birthday! I don’t know how this year flew by so quickly. I remember Eleanor’s arrival like it was yesterday. How is she

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Mama Essentials

  Now that it’s been almost 1 whole year (!) since my sweet girl was born and I became a momma, I thought I’d share some of the things that have gotten me through and been essential to my experience

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Connection

One of my most favorite things that Eleanor does these days is how she looks up at me from time to time when we’re on a walk and she’s right up close to me in the sling. We’re just walking, both

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Some scattered thoughts on being grateful

Sauvie Island,  October 2012 I’ve been in a bit of a funk the past few weeks. Eleanor has three teeth coming in right now, so she hates her life. Maybe that’s why. When she hates her life, I hate mine.

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6 whole months

“And how could we endure to live and let time pass if we were always crying for one day or one year to come back-if we did not know that every day in a life fills the whole life with

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Ticklish

So here’s something unbearably adorable to start off your week. My daughter is totally ticklish and it has got to be the cutest thing in the world. See for yourself… [iframe http://www.youtube.com/embed/qBYJhPI8VAw 500 281]   Am I right, or am

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Currently.

  Reading: East of Eden. Two words: Freakin’. Amazing. Watching: Breaking Bad. It is terribly addictive (ironically). If you haven’t seen it yet, just don’t. Trust me, it’s for your own good. Working on: Art for the mother’s room at

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5 months

There are huge changes in Eleanor every day now. Maybe there always were, but I was too tired to notice them as much as I do now. Her main activities currently are nursing, grabbing her feet, making raspberries, bubbles, grunts,

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4 months

Four months is my favorite so far… She laughs like crazy She’s ticklish now! She intentionally snuggles us and buries her face in our chests. Gah, I love that. She LOVES her Papa (seriously, when D walks through the door and she

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Mama Style: 4

So this post should be titled “Baby style” because it’s really about Eleanor’s adorable little outfit more than anything. Eleanor’s dress was a $7 vintage find. I know. It was a lucky day. Please forgive all my style posts with

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