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My Week(272) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

January is just crawling by. It’s dark. It’s cold. The kids are making me INSANE every second they are home and not involved in a structured activity. They won’t stop torturing each other but they refuse to be separated. I feel so much sympathy for my own mother, since I’m pretty sure I was EXACTLY the same way with my sister as a child.

Sunday:

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There was a thunderstorm, so Caroline tried to help Brutus be less scared

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Frozen Monopoly

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Linc cheering for the Golden Globes

Monday:

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SURE FINE GO PLAY IPAD JUST STOP WHINING

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Literally hiding from the whining

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Judo time

Tuesday:

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Babies who are awake at 7 have to come to the cold bus stop

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Dentist sunglasses

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Thank blankie is the most disgusting thing I have EVER seen.

Wednesday:

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Loves swim

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Love hoodies

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I ordered this dress-up from China and it came in less than 2 weeks

Thursday:

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Tiny sailor boy in his bunk

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So cold, but so snuggly in his fox suit

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By Grabthar’s Hammer, you will be missed

Friday:

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Friends let friends eat their extra waffles

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Piano lessons

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Bored at the very busy grocery store

Saturday:

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2 am. Baby screaming in my face while I try to watch Friends. #blessed

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Super happy about her baby oranges

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OK, I guess comforting his crying sister means he isn’t THAT much of a jerk

I have my first photoshoot of the year tomorrow and there is SNOW on the ground. I don’t know if my clients are super thrilled but I sure am. It’s going to be gorgeous. But cold. Super cold. So I plan to spend the rest of the day (no school!) hiding under a blanket while my husband (no work!) keeps the children from killing each other. Because that is what I do on the days HE has work. I AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.

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Monday, December 28th, 2015

Christmas happened last week and it already feels like it was a super long time ago. I am NOT looking forward to putting all of it away.

Sunday:

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Pretty sure she insists on church JUST for the cookies

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Shopping assistant

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Dropped the kids off for FOUR HOURS of art (clearly they did not make these)

Monday:

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Toddler playdate

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Warm enough for a nap-walk

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This free-from-the-trash coupe is working out well

Tuesday:

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ALOOOOOOOONE shopping

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Good dog

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Good Daddy

Wednesday:

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Blech

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How Linc feels about the weather

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Side-eye master

Thursday:

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Bare feet on Christmas Eve

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Last minute Santa cookies

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An angel got her wings

Friday:

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The only shot I got where they are all in the matching jams

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Disney Infinity for 8 hours straight

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Sticking to the 4 main food groups

Saturday:

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Soooooo much of this

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HEY GUYS THEY HAVE CHRISTMAS HERE TOO!

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Borrowing toys from his cousins

After that week of super crazy warm weather mother nature is getting us back with rain, freezing rain, more rain, and ice. It’s unpleasant. I’m REALLY wishing I had brought my Vitamin D with me on our trip, because I’ve completely forgotten what the sun looks like.

I have a hundred Christmas photos to post but by the time I do it no one will care about Christmas anymore. Hopefully they are quickly followed by a very interesting recap of my completed 365 photo project, which I am probably never going to shut up about. ALMOST DONE!

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Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Having Wednesday off for Veterans Day really confused me all week. I do not like random mid-week holidays.

Sunday:

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The turtle’s name is Stretch, which Caroline forgets every time

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Anyone need a really poorly made tutu?

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Toddler nursing is a little like being mauled by an animal

Monday:

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Everyone needed some love on Monday

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And then he got stuck. Poor choices.

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Probably the largest collection of Wendy’s kid’s meal toys in the world

Tuesday:

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Shopping buddy

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He is SO convinced he’s helping

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Ballet has replaced swim as my least favorite activity (because I have to bring all the kids)

Wednesday:

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My children asked to be locked in a closet

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A friend asked me to take a picture of her bow

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Evan asked me not to talk to him anymore because he was too busy

Thursday:

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Bus stop weirdos

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Partners in crime

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The queen of snack-stealing

(FYI: That popcorn came from a free PINCHme box, which you can sign up for here. It’s free and they send you samples. I got some good stuff.)

(Also FYI: That’s not an affiliate link, they just sent me one so I would share, so I’m sharing.)

Friday:

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Toddler Party

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This appears to be a very low budget horror movie, filming in my neighborhood

(I think it is this movie, but there’s no real info on IMDB yet. There was a sign on the door that said Dark Pledge.)

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Sleepy baby

Saturday:

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Babies are not super helpful on photoshoots

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I’m going to make-over that Cozy Coupe, but Linc already loves it

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Caroline wants a pet “just for her”. I said no to rodents.

We had some amazing weather this week, especially for November. With the sun going down so early it is really important to my mental health that I get outside for some vitamin D at least a few times a week, or I start to go crazy. So it would be great if we could keep at least a couple warmish, sunny, non-snowing days a week for the whole winter. Then I could keep doing photo sessions too, which also make me super happy.

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Monday, October 5th, 2015

Pretend today is Sunday instead of Monday and this isn’t super late. Except that if it was Sunday I wouldn’t be getting this nice 60 minutes of quiet to watch Dateline repeats and blog because my baby decided sleeping was stupid and we spent the whole day outside trying to wear him (and the big kids) out. So just forgive me for being late.

Sunday:

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It’s a whole set for playing while moms take photos

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We agreed that painting pumpkins was OK even though TECHNICALLY it wasn’t October yet

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Someone was really sure he didn’t need a nap last Sunday too

Monday:

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ONCE AGAIN, not sleeping during assigned sleeping times

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Checklist for the next house: Climbing Tree

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This is why Linc still has his own room

Tuesday:

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rain OH SO YOU WERE TIRED? I’M SHOCKED.

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Yesssssssssss

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Real Life Babywearing: Toddler lies on the floor next to my $350 wrap

Wednesday:

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They like the rain because they love umbrellas

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At least the cat like the new rug

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Their relationship summarized in one photo

Thursday:

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I’m sort of trying to sell some wraps, but I hate selling wraps so I’m not doing a great job.

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That face is because he wants to be in the pool with the big kids (swim lessons)

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So, I did some stuff to my hair.

Friday:

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Brutus crashed our playgroup

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This color with his eyes = A++++

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Someone seems to have left my snack smushed on the couch.

Saturday:

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LOOK AT THAT BABY PRETENDING HE IS A BIG KID SILLY BABY

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We found a Pinkberry

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Sleep! That’s where I’m a protractor! (Most random kid’s meal toy ever.)

My computer just decided NOW would be an ideal time to start acting up, so I’m going to go bang my head against a wall and moan. Seems like the best use of my time. I would really like it if things could just be NORMAL and BORING and AVERAGE for the rest of the week. Boring sounds really nice right now.

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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:

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

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Rocking her game in a tutu

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Getting a swim in before the HUGE storm

Monday:

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From the neck down I felt very fancy on Monday

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Dreaming of escape at the vet

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God bless the iPad during swim lessons

Tuesday:

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Shopping list

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We match our wraps to our outfits

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

Wednesday:

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Unimpressed

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

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Family fun night

Thursday:

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

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THAT IS NOT NAPPING

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Soccer life

Friday:

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Cake making helpers

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

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Watching tires is not super exciting

Saturday:

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Super Evan to save City Hall!

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Lobsters are the best beach wrap

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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.

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