Monthly Archives August 2011

2 weeks (pregnancy mentioned)

Tomorrow, I’ll be 36 weeks pregnant.  That gives me 2 weeks to the fateful day in my pregnancy with Cora.  I fell asleep the night of 38 weeks and woke up to no response.  I have 3 weeks until my induction (23 days actually). I keep trying to keep my mind off it, but part…
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They Scream for Ice Cream

I’ve been trying to invent small, inexpensive day trips to get us out of the house since I can only handle so many days at the pool.  Today it was over 90 again, so I decided that we’d drive to an ice cream shop a few towns over that has received national kudos…. I’ve been…
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Grandpa Chic

I like to think that I dress Haeden with a bit of style. You know how it is when you become a Mom – your wardrobe often goes to hell, but your kid? Well, they have got it going on. Haeden’s clothing is not expensive by any means. In fact, most of it comes from Target…
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Lost and Found

“Hey, Mom? I’m showing you this.” “What is that?” “I don’t know. I found it in the couch.” “It looks kind of yucky.” “Yeah and guess what? I didn’t even eat it!”
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Week In Training Review: Week 5

This week, I’ve been trying out a new app on my Android to help me with my outside runs. On my treadmill, it is easy to track pace, distance, and calories burned. Outside, it is easy to track distance by mapping out a route on the computer, and average pace by timing the entire run,…
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If You Build It…

…they will come. To the table, that is. With all of the heat that we’ve been having, this summer has been reminiscent of winter: long days spent inside with only tiny spurts of playing outside. It is H-O-T out there, and neither I nor my boys do heat well. (Well, Eric doesn’t seem to mind…
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Butterfly Literature

We picked up some books from the library to go along with our butterfly themed learning activities this week. Both Jonah and Eve really enjoy reading and looking at these books, because the pages are so colorful! Waiting For Wings by Lois Ehlert: I really enjoy Lois Ehlert’s children’s literature. The stories have a nice…
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