Posts Tagged ‘brutus’

My Week(240) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

We have just a few more of everything to get through before summer. A few more days of school, a few more soccer practices, a few more end of the year things, a few more days where it’s not 85 degrees. I’m focusing on how busy we are so I don’t think too much about how Linc is going to turn one NEXT MONTH, although now that I’ve started planning his party (theme: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) I am not quite so sad about it. Plus we’ve got this whole babywearing thing so I can keep pretending he is a baby as long as I can keep tying him on my back.

Sunday:

sunday1

Hiding in the car because I do not enjoy soccer in the rain

sunday2

Rocking her game in a tutu

sunday3

Getting a swim in before the HUGE storm

Monday:

monday1

From the neck down I felt very fancy on Monday

monday2

Dreaming of escape at the vet

monday3

God bless the iPad during swim lessons

Tuesday:

tuesday1

Shopping list

tuesday2

We match our wraps to our outfits

tuesday3

That spatula is covered in very spicy chimichuri. He loved it.

Wednesday:

wednesday1

Unimpressed

wednesday2

She made up a story to read me. Obviously it included mermaids.

wednesday3

Family fun night

Thursday:

thursday1

She said she’s going to be a seed scientist when she grows up

thursday2

THAT IS NOT NAPPING

thursday3

Soccer life

Friday:

friday1

Cake making helpers

friday2

This one is for sale but I am not really sure I want it to leave

friday3

Watching tires is not super exciting

Saturday:

saturday1

Super Evan to save City Hall!

saturday2

Lobsters are the best beach wrap

saturday3

I always lose but I still love cribbage

I have some killer allergies right now that are making it impossible to sleep and stay asleep unless I am completely upright. It is not a very comfortable way to sleep. And because Linc still gets up a few times a night, losing ANY of my quality sleep is sucky. I have plans to maybe possibly sort of try to get him to sleep through the night over the summer – preferably before we go on vacation in August – but I might be too lazy to make that happen. Fingers crossed he just starts doing it on his own and I don’t have to make an effort.

Related posts:

She's Having a Baby
Birds and Butterflies
My Week(158) in iPhone Photos

My Week(237) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

The themes of this week are: Front Porch and Sleeping Baby. Those are sometimes related but not always. I’ve leveled up in babywearing this week too, with MULTIPLE back wrap naps.

Sunday:

sunday1

Cream Cheese Face

sunday2

The same cheese face, but with less cheese

sunday3

I don’t know why he looks surprised, we were at Target

Monday:

monday1

Unimpressed at the grocery store

monday2

Helping me watch for the bus

monday3

My new favorite ridiculous pants

Tuesday:

tuesday1

I got your nose! No wait I don’t WHAT IS THIS THING IN THE WAY??

tuesday2

Still unimpressed, but awake

tuesday3

The dog he is very impressed with

Wednesday:

wednesday1

Christmas jams 4 EVER

wednesday2

This was an entirely unneccesary elevator ride

wednesday3

He did that to himself

Thursday:

thursday1

Waiting room zombies

thursday2

Linc was sleeping so we hung out in the car while Caroline had soccer. I felt like a bum but SLEEPING BABY.

thursday3

Her cheeseburger’s so bright, she’s gotta wear shades

Friday:

friday1

Chatting with mom friends on the porch is boring for babies

friday2

He was showing her the school because she’ll go there next year too

friday3

The coolness of the sleeping baby is ruined by the arm in the sunglass reflection

Saturday:

saturday1

Linc is not the step-and-repeat expert Caroline is yet.

saturday2

This is not a very good picture but I love it so, so much. They’re closing the FAO Schwarz in New York and I’m so excited the kids got to visit.

saturday3

New York wore him OUT

I have a severe case of the End Of Year Moms and almost no motivation to do anything besides take the kids fun places and drink iced coffees. I’m fighting hard to make it to June before I start letting the kids skip to go to the beach just because it’s too hot to sit on the couch with a baby on me. We have a lot of summer fun planned and I’m afraid we won’t have time for all the un-planned fun as well. This past weekend in NYC was a good start but we have a LOT more to do.

Related posts:

My Week(155) in iPhone Photos
My Week(199) in iPhone Photos
My Week(212) in iPhone Photos

My Week(227) in iPhone Photos

Monday, March 9th, 2015

I completely forgot to do this yesterday. I wasn’t too busy or anything, I just totally forgot. That might be the first time in 227 weeks.

Sunday:

sunday1

You can only tell this is the “before” because my roots are greasy. The after is the same, just cleaner.

sunday2

Luckily I have a full time hair dresser at home

sunday3

Taking a picture of my back is hard

Monday:

monday1

Friends

monday2

Shamrock Shake aka I SURVIVED FEBRUARY GIVE ME ALL THE SHAKES

monday3

Old school Duck Tales is excellent dancing music

Tuesday:

tuesday1

Still an arms up baby

tuesday2

MEAT I WANT MEAT

tuesday3

I dunno lady, the hat AND the rainbow might be too much

Wednesday:

wednesday1

She needed a friend to wait for the bus with her

wednesday2

My Tula accessories are ridiculously cute

wednesday3

Can you tell by his legs I wear him a lot?

Thursday:

thursday1

Hopefully the LAST time I wake up to this until next winter

thursday2

Lap Nap

thursday3

NO YOU CAN’T COME BACK IN. GO PLAY IN THE SNOW.

Friday:

friday1

Caroline talked her baby friend into playing “Take pictures of me because I am so cute”

friday2

Sweaty baby head looks VERY GINGERY

friday3

Wine and a heating pad for my horrible sinus pain. Neither helped.

Saturday:

saturday1

You can tell the weather is warming up because she moved from sleeping right next to the electric heater to the sunshine spot

saturday2

Caroline wants to take off her coat (it was like, 34 degrees)

saturday3

Birthday party crazy

I think I am allergic to March, because everything is still so frozen and snow-covered there’s no way this crazy sinus pain is related to actual allergies. There’s no pollen yet! Nothing is blooming! Why do my eyeballs feel like they’re going to burst out of my head?!

I gave in and took a Sudafed (the non-meth-making kind) and it helped a lot, but it also hurts my milk supply so I can’t make it a regular thing. Although I suppose I could just chug water and eat a ton of cookies and say the calories are “for the baby”. That sounds like it might help with the sinus pain too.

Related posts:

Wordless Wednesday: Dog Bed Is Now Toddler Bed Edition
Wordless Wednesday: Flashback Friday Edition
Life With 3: Update 1

My Week(205) in iPhone Photos

Monday, October 6th, 2014

This week (the one we’re in, not the one in the photos) is International Babywearing Week. In the last 2 months I’ve been totally brainwashed by those sneaky babywearers, who got me with their pretty patterns and fabric geekery and adorable selfies. I promise I’ll take pictures of other stuff one of these days, but since THIS week is IBW, I can’t promise it will happen soon.

Sunday:

sunday1

He’s a jumper, not a toe-dipper. He does not get it from me.

sunday2

Pretty in Pink

sunday3

Vacation baby sleeps on the couch

Monday:

monday1

I don’t think this qualifies as “baby” wearing

monday2

He’s frowning because this is NOT the pool with the gorgeous view. He still loves the actual floaty.

monday3

That’s my kid hugging my best friend’s kid. FEELINGS.

Tuesday:

tuesday1

We were supposed to leave at 7 am. Oops.

tuesday2

So of course this is what happened on I-95. More than an hour parked…

tuesday3

…which lead to some car nursing. PARKED. WE WERE PARKED.

Wednesday:

wednesday1

Vacation recovery day. I just stared at this for 12 hours.

wednesday2

FOXES. I’m not sure I’m going to keep this one, but it’s so adorable

wednesday3

A sea monster to eat your baby!

Thursday:

thursday1

My baby bump is still there. It’s just tied on to the outside.

thursday2

She thinks she’s “sneaking” apples for a snack. OH NO DON’T EAT THE APPLES.

thursday3

Floor nap success!

Friday:

friday1

Sweater weather

friday2

This one is called Ahoi and Caroline says it’s her’s.

friday3

They would walk for hours if the sun didn’t set so early

Saturday:

saturday1

Great Grandma brings the best presents

saturday2

Caroline thought Brutus needed to be put to bed

saturday3

I’m not keeping this one, even though Linc seems to like it.

It’s officially fall here in Connecticut, although I am resisting turning on the heat for at least a couple more days. It’s gorgeous and my photography is getting busy again and there are way too many fun things to do. We also got (what I’m calling tentative) confirmation we’re going to be staying in Connecticut for at least a little while longer, so I can just enjoy my friends and my life and not worry about starting over somewhere new. Although Hawaii is going to start looking pretty good when they come fill the oil tank.

Related posts:

Help, Help Me Mamas
23 Months
6 pm, unedited

My Week(187) in iPhone Photos

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

It’s unofficially summer now, so all the time not spent at the doctor was spent outside.

Sunday:

sunday1

Take your children to work day (because people feed them),

sunday2

They took turns pushing each other on a big kid swing. I’M FREEEEEE.

sunday3

Look at all that glorious empty floor space! If I took that picture right now it would not look that clean. At all.

Monday:

monday1

3 year old heaven

monday2

It is shocking our friends still agree to play marbles with my husband.

monday3

That is not her beer.

Tuesday:

tuesday1

A block fell on his nose because his tower was REALLY tall

tuesday2

Playing with my piggies

tuesday3

Everything about this photo cracks me up

Wednesday:

wednesday1

WINTER COATS BECAUSE SCREW YOU CONNECTICUT

wednesday2

Awwwww, what a cute little ferret that will NEVER EVER COME TO OUR HOUSE

wednesday3

BFFs

Thursday:

thursday1

Mommy, take my picture!

thursday2

(Fisheye) Lunch of the front steps

thursday3

Gorgeous night for a maternity session

Friday:

friday1

Peek a boo?

friday2

He takes my appointments very seriously

friday3

Can’t wait! Family movie day!

Saturday:

saturday1

We can’t go to the grocery store without visiting our lobster friends.

saturday2

STRAWBERRIES

saturday3

False alarm contractions sent me to L&D and then home again. The good news (?) was I wasn’t imagining it, they could see them on the monitors. The better news is they weren’t doing anything so the doctor isn’t worried. The bad news is this will probably keep happening (minus going in to L&D) until I go into real labor.

BOTH kids have field days at school this week, so it’s time to stock up on sunscreen and bug spray and cross my fingers for afternoon naps. I have four photo sessions to finish editing,  three trashed bedrooms to clean (because organizing and rearranging the second floor has gotten Out Of Hand), one zillion baby onesies to sort, and – in theory – a nursery to paint. That is probably not happening, but I can at least pick a color. Who wants to come over and stare at various shades of creamy off-white with me?

Related posts:

If running in circles ever becomes an Olympic sport, he's golden!
Sponsored Post: Baby Feeding Magic & Plum Organics
Unicorn Days
Clickin' Moms
Wayfair Homemakers
Get Adobe Flash player