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My Week(198) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Even if you have a pretty good baby, they still keep your hands busy a LOT. Which makes blogging and photo editing hard. I have literally a thousand photos to share but will be lucky if I get 10% of them edited and posted in the next 6 months.

I am really, really looking forward to school starting.

Sunday:

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That is Linc’s “WTF are we doing in New Jersey?” face. Just a rest stop baby, chill.

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She hearts books

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There was a BAT IN MY HOUSE. I WAS NOT PLEASED.

Monday:

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Deep end of the big pool!

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This is not an effective way to grocery shop.

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More books!

Tuesday:

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I bought that outfit 5 years ago, when it was already too small for Evan, thinking my next baby would wear it. I took the tags off right before I put it on Linc.

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New London! Surprisingly scenic!

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He’s too cool in his TooQool

Wednesday:

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Aunt Carolyn brought him an elephant from Rwanda. The kids thought he needed to sleep with it NOW.

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I love when baby stuff shows up in my mailbox. Especially when it’s useful baby stuff.

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Up feeding the baby, all I can think is how much my closet needs to be reorganized.

Thursday:

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They are singing sea shanties.

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GORGEOUS day at the seaport

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Aunt Carolyn read A LOT of books

Friday:

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Pensive? She’s going for thoughtful.

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Farmer’s market = 3 year old heaven

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That was my dream car when I was a kid too.

Saturday:

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He’s going through a Lego phase again

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Milk drunk

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I showed her Grease for the first time. It was a hit.

The weather this weekend has been GORGEOUS and I have enjoyed it…from my couch. After more than 5 weeks of house guests/traveling it is really nice to just sit down. Of course, it was really nice to have other people do all the cooking/cleaning/child minding too, but I have to get used to running the house and managing 3 kids at some point. So far they are all still alive. High fives!

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Sunday, August 10th, 2014

I took all three kids to Virginia, since the idea of feeding, bathing and entertaining them by myself was scarier than driving 450 miles alone. My apologies for ALL the lake pictures, but I basically parked myself on the dock and didn’t move for 4 days.

Sunday:

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Watching “the robot show”

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That’s MY soccer shirt from when I was a teeny tiny terrible soccer player

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A+++++ PRO PARENTING

Monday:

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Swim class kicking practice

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Dinner made and delivered by someone else is better than any dinner I can make. Plus WINE.

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BABY HANDS

Tuesday:

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Caroline says “That is a lady with a gun giving it to another lady”.

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2 week check-up

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I got my rug! Now I just need a crib and I’ll be almost done.

Wednesday:

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4:30 am is toooooo eeeeeaaarlyyyyyy

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TOTALLY WORTH THE DRIVE

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Wearing out kids + dog

Thursday:

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Good morning, Sunshine

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Good morning, Sunshine (literally)

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Last summer, Caroline REFUSED to get in the water or in any boats. This year she rode on all the things.

Friday:

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We are both very relaxed

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Evan found a friend and they had a GREAT time jumping

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My parents got a boat and a tube. It’s like the WANT to make it as hard as possible to stay away.

Saturday:

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AND they made breakfast. My parents are the best.

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Tiny baby rash guard and suit = best

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S’mores to cap off an awesome vacation

Now I am home. We have freezer meals from a friend for dinner, a house still super clean and organized from my mom’s visit and a busy week planned. I might actually survive as a mom of 3 (and by survive, I mean until school starts, because once school starts ALL THE NAPS WILL BELONG TO ME.)

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Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

This week features my baby sleeping in various places. Of course, I’d like him to also be sleeping RIGHT NOW but he’s decided that’s no fun anymore. Hashtag here comes the exhaustion.

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Sleeping in the hospital, looking slightly less yellow than when we went in.

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There are THREE CHILDREN in this photo. I grew them all.

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I need someone to come over and constantly reassure Caroline she is still adorable.

Monday:

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Sleeping smiles in my lap

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Caroline and Harry Potter share their ennui

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I haven’t decided what to eat this on, so for now I’m using a spoon.

Tuesday:

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Oh man, that face.

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Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream to watch the Mystic Drawbridge

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Photographer problems: Where do I put all this crap? (Answer: on the walls)

Wednesday:

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You’re going to see this onesie A LOT.

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This is why I buy blueberries – I only manage to grow about 3 a year in our garden.

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Flower child

Thursday:

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Sleeping in the shopping cart while I but essentials.

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ARM PARTY! (She made all of those)

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Ice cream and farm animals because we HAD to get OUT OF THE HOUSE

Friday:

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Is she three or thirteen?

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E was actually home long enough to see his children. It was exciting for all of us.

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Sleeping baby in a hat

Saturday:

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Baby sleeping in a fabric store

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My no-theme, no-effort nursery now has a theme and some effort (my mom recovered the ottoman)

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Tippy toes

Linc just stopped moving (he’s still BREATHING, I checked, but he’s not wiggling) so I’m going to hope the 5th feeding in a row worked and he’s finally asleep. Fingers crossed he continues to be an A+ Would Birth Again Excellent Baby.

As a sidenote, I have another sponsored post tomorrow. I know that’s 2 in 2 weeks but I don’t have any more scheduled. It just feels like they’re close together because the only blogging I’m really doing right now is blogging I HAVE to do (I consider my iPhone Photo posts HAVE TOs, because I cannot possibly quit after 195 of them). There will be actual Deep Thoughts and a LOT more pictures soon. Just not now, because sleep.

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Sunday, July 27th, 2014

THERE IS A BABY IN THIS WEEK’S PICTURES!

His name is Lincoln. He mostly sleeps. Real photos & a short, boringish birth story Monday sometime.

Sunday:

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Free tip: if the water is FULL of oyster shells, taking your shoes off is a poor choice.

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Skeptical of the lobster rolls. Probably switched at birth.

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Couch nap twinsies

Monday:

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High jumper

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Don’t tell her that’s not a horse.

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You can almost see the ball under my giant belly (Last belly appearance!!)

Tuesday:

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This is what the sky looked like at 6 am when we went to the hospital because my water broke.

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This is what my husband looked like while we waited ALL DAY for my labor to pick up.

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This is what I looked like while I was HATING EVERYONE because my epidural stopped working.

Wednesday:

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Father of THREE

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Beautiful day

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There are like 300 versions of this exact photo on my phone

Thursday:

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More sleeping

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She insisted on coming to pick us up

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Pink bouncy seat, Linc don’t care

Friday:

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Looking a little yellow

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Napping with daddy in his fancy outfit

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LOOK AT ME I’M STILL CUTE TOO WHAT’S ON MY FACE

Saturday:

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Doing the hokey pokey, because that really is what it’s all about.

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These are all gone now.

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He loved the lights. I did not love the hospital, but he loved the lights.

We’re home now and I’m going to bed. Hopefully my baby continues to be a champion sleeper for at least one more night so I can recover from the less-than-great nights.

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Sunday, July 20th, 2014

I hate everything.

I’m still pregnant. I haven’t managed to shake the baby even the littlest bit loose since before my due date, so we’re waiting it out a bit longer. The good news is E’s departure date keeps getting pushed back so he’s not going to miss the birth – he still might have to do a mad dash to the hospital to get there but he shouldn’t be At Sea.

The other good news is my house has never been so clean and well organized, since my poor mother has been trying to keep busy instead of just sitting on the couch staring, waiting for me to pop.

Sunday:

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Mommy I’m a walrus! A turkey walrus!

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Obsessed with the new bathmat

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The kids are enjoying the clean, newly made-over bathroom too

Monday:

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I want to buy everything too, buddy

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Princess Grumpypants

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Well, that explains the grumpy pants

Tuesday:

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Ikea is fun for everyone

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Making herself at home (more Ikea)

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Bedtime stories

Wednesday:

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Bounce house center smiles

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I’M MAKING POOR CHOICES smiles

Thursday:

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Finishing up errands I NEVER thought I would get done before the baby came

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OK MY TOES LOOK NICE I CAN GIVE BIRTH

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Evening aquarium visit

Friday:

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3.5 hours in L&D for tests, NO BABY

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To the pond for some fish-catching (we caught no fish)

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I enjoy sunsets and long walks on the curb trying to get the baby to FALL OUT

Saturday:

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Infant seats are useful, even without an infant

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Trapped in my seat by bins of baby clothes that are ALL ORGANIZED now

We actually did even more stuff not pictured. As much as I want to just crawl into bed and sulk until I have a baby, doing stuff is better for me and the kids and my very patient mother. Although I’m starting to lose any semblance of motivation and the bed-crawling thing is looking better and better.

Since I’m NOT having a baby I’ve been editing photos and might actually have some non-iPhone posts up. UNLESS I AM IN LABOR RIGHT NOW IS THAT A CONTRACTION? (No.)

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