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My Week(290) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

I spent a lot of time doing fun me-things this week, like shooting photo sessions and getting my hair done. I even took a nap. It was like a mini-vacation before we go on REAL VACATION. I am very, very excited about real vacation.

Sunday:

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Helping to do some deep cleaning

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Helping to let the dog out

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Helping give loves

Monday:

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He is convinced he is getting away with something

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I LOVE my hair, and my hairdresser

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Evan LOVES our baby friends (even though she is almost 3 and not much of a baby)

Tuesday:

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Looking for the anteater

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That looks safe.

Wednesday:

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Lazy

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I think he is part mountain goat

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Or maybe he is just part SPIDERMAN

Thursday:

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Rocks!!!!

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Trees!!!!

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Peek a boo!

Friday:

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Listening to the fire trucks

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My hair matches my wrap

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Shopping assistant

Saturday:

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Just your regular pirate ship at the bookstore

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My children love these things

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New books = peace

I finally asked the elementary school when, exactly, the children get out for the summer and was pleasantly surprised it’s sooner rather than much, much later. I sent in our membership fee for the lake this week too, so pretty soon all of our life will be #lakelife and I will be a very happy, relaxed pregnant lady who can just float on a big tube and feed the children watermelon and chips.

Until then I’m going to just sit on the couch and feed the children watermelon and chips, but I will feel MUCH guiltier about it.

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Monday, May 16th, 2016

I have very few complaints about this week, except for a general lack of sleeping that comes from later kid bedtimes due to late sunsets and pregnancy insomnia. I still feel like I can sleep for 18 hours straight if given the opportunity. I will probably feel like that for the next 2 years.

Sunday:

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After church coffee hour has the best snacks (if you are 5)

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Looking at this picture makes me want to bake another cake

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Mother’s Day bubble bath

Monday:

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Who care’s about hearing the baby when there are cars to look at?

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Kissing Brutus goodnight before naps

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My tree has a child infestation

Tuesday:

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Merida wears cloth diapers

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Linc loves selfies

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**PRAISE HANDS**

Wednesday:

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Wise choices

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He refused to eat those fries because they are shaped like faces

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One billion photos were taken

Thursday:

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That’s a lighthouse you can almost see, because this is New England

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Throwing rocks with friends is the best

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He LOVED the sprinkler

Friday:

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It turns out bouncing is more fun with friends

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Seriously, Mom, can’t we get AIOs? I’m so tired of stuffing diapers.

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Your weekly twinsie photo update. They’re getting so big!

Saturday:

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Fun fact: bounce houses are really slippery when they get rained on

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Hello Long Island!!

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FINALLY planting time

Today’s weather feels like March, not May. It’s actually probably a good thing, since the warm, beachy weather was making it REALLY hard for me to keep doing boring stuff like sending the kids to school or enforcing healthy meal choices or going to piano lessons. I have a serious case of End Of The Year Mom and I’m not even sorry. Since it’s too cold for the beach today maybe I’ll actually get some laundry done instead. Maybe.

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Sunday, May 8th, 2016

It was another very dark, very rainy week but according to my weather app the next few days should be GREAT. I am clinging to the promise of sunshine.

Sunday:

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Very important food

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Caroline might not have a career as an artist, but she sure LOVES painting

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The cat is obsessed with my bump

Monday:

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Jurassic World was on TV so we watched it for the 200th time

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New RocksBox, my favorite kind of mail (if you want a free month, use: bebehblogxoxo)

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His new selfie face

Tuesday:

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He loved my dentist because of this fish

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Shopping helper

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Brother love

Wednesday:

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Jack doesn’t judge me when I take naps

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Go awaaaaaaaaaay

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Suffocating your sister is hilarious

Thursday:

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My orchard looks terrible in this photo, luckily it looked GREAT for my shoot

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Normal

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He’s ready to dance as soon as Nashville plays music

Friday:

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Babies helping babies

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No-nap baby loves coming to the bus stop

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Piano lessons

Saturday:

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Fishing tournaments are more fun if the fish show up

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Linc doesn’t understand why we are standing in the rain

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An excellent way to end the week

I had a very nice Mother’s Day today, with lots of sitting down and someone else doing all the baby work and children who regularly asked if I was having a good day. I didn’t get to plant any Mother’s Day flowers yet, but since this week should be warm and sunny I’ll fix that as soon as possible. I’ll also be able to FINALLY do the blue-or-pink reveal for this baby with the kids (we know what we’re having, they do not, so I want to tell them before I blog it). I’ve never bothered with a big gender reveal before, so I wanted to do it this last chance I had.

Fingers crossed for sunshine.

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Monday, May 2nd, 2016

I am now at one full week of constant coughing, which is much worse at night, so I’m functioning at about a 3/10. My house is a disaster. Do not come over.

Sunday;

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After the baby stage, my children are excellent sleepers

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Face smash

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Passed out

Monday:

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Explorer

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My children would have been excellent pioneers

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Torturing the baby a.k.a. pajamas

Tuesday:

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I don’t even know what that is

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Thinks he’s a real person who can sleep in my bed

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Brotherly love

Wednesday:

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The prettiest

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Waiting room waiting

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Mmmmmm bath water

Thursday:

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This face perfectly expressed my mood this week

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Caroline’s favorite show: Fashion Runway

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Helping stuff diapers

Friday:

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She tolerates him very well

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HAI HAI MOM HAI

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Friday nights are crazy around here

Saturday:

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We taught Caroline tic-tac-toe so now they are excellent in restaurants

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Couldn’t even wait for the car to eat her raspberry cream pastry

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It finally looks like spring

I am hopeful that the week of rain we’re expecting will wash away whatever I’m allergic to and I will finally be able to sleep somewhere besides sitting up on the couch. It’s really exhausting. All I want to do is lie down completely flat and pass out for 12 hours. That was so much easier to do before I had all these kids. So many kids.

Fingers crossed I don’t actually cough up a lung. I need both of them.

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Sunday, April 24th, 2016

This week was SPRING BREAK WOOHOO! We did a ton of stuff, none of which involved keeping the house clean or doing regular up-keep things like grocery shopping. Tonight when I made up for it at the store, the cashier said “Did you have a good spring break?” and I said “Oh, yes, it was really fun.” Then she said “I bet, you look exhausted.” She was absolutely not wrong.

Sunday:

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The Velvet Mill is a super cool place

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Girl date for mani-pedis

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Doing important baby work

Monday:

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Our day at the zoo was more insane than these children

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That used to be a really nice dress

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Brothers are helpful

Tuesday:

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Booties

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Family game time at Foxwoods

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What nice polite children these are at this exact second

Wednesday:

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They would have just moved in here if I let them

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First nap of the whole week

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Caroline is REALLY sure her next pet should be a duck

Thursday:

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We love our friends

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Respect the style

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I’m not sure WHY, but they carried her around for half the day

Friday:

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Back for a second day because they loved it so much

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That’s 2 out of 3 looking at the camera

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Not sure about this knot tying nonsense

Saturday:

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5:30 wake up pleases NO ONE

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Linc is READY for the pool

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Summer can’t come soon enough

I am both totally ready for the kids to go back to school tomorrow and not at all looking forward to our regular schedule. Waking up early is not my favorite, especially since the earlier I get up the worse my morning sickness is. This weekend was all early mornings so it was really rough.

The good news is if the big kids go to school Linc might actually take a nap so I can too. Or at least I can eat chips alone while I watch child-inappropriateĀ television and finish editing my last photo session. Both of those would be a good Monday.

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