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Leo: 4 months old!

Last weekend marked four months since Leo joined our family.  It’s been a whirlwind of joy, though we’ve had our share of challenges in adjusting to life as a family of four, managing school and job changes, minor house catastrophes, postpartum recovery, and general life stuff (the laundry never ends).  But around the dinner table… Continue reading Leo: 4 months old!

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Cookie: 38 weeks

How we’re growing?:  Tomorrow, we’ll be 38 weeks pregnant!  Baby’s probably 19+ inches long and 6-7 pounds — the size of a honeydew melon, spaghetti squash… or a newborn baby!  I get a mix of comments every day, ranging from: “You’re so tiny!” to “Wow, you’ve really popped!”  Whatever your opinion, my midwife’s happy with… Continue reading Cookie: 38 weeks

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Cookie: 30 weeks + Race Recap

How we’re growing?:  At 30 weeks (gosh, that sounds so far along…) baby’s close to 17 inches, 3.5 lbs., and the size of a cantaloupe! How I’m feeling?:  I’m overly emotional, battling sciatic nerve/low back pain, restless leg, and guys, I. am. so. tired!  You know what baffles me?  Pregnant mamas who sleep well… Speaking… Continue reading Cookie: 30 weeks + Race Recap

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Cookie: 28 weeks + Third Trimester

How we’re growing?:  As of Thursday, we are officially 28 weeks pregnant and in the third trimester!  My pregnancy apps. suggest our little ninja is 2.5 lbs. and the size of a coconut. How I’m feeling?:  Awhile ago, Liv suggested we name her baby brother “Garbage Truck Lurie,” and ironically, I’ve felt like garbage a… Continue reading Cookie: 28 weeks + Third Trimester