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My Week(301) in iPhone Photos

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Last week could probably be described as “lazy chaos”. I was solo-parenting for most of it, too pregnant and tired to really care about much beyond keeping the kids mostly alive. We didn’t do much besides attempt to keep the floor at least 50% visible under the layer of laundry and toys.

Sunday:

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Weirdo

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We found some extra kids

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He thinks I am a jungle gym

Monday:

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The big bed makes him look like a baby again

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I want a choclate river

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Dragon noodles I turned into fake Pad Thai

Tuesday:

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Very proud of his outfit

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Ice cream for dinner

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Tooth brushers

Wednesday:

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Pls jump yourself into exhaustion

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Cuddles seem so nice but it’s SO HOT

Thursday:

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More lake life

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Very fancy photoshoot outfits

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TAKE MY PICTURE MOMMY

Friday:

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I sent her to piano alone because…

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…this was happening in the car

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ALWAYS ON ME

Saturday:

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MORE JUMPING

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The whole recital was extremely adorable

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A small sample of the mess I live in

Once again, it’s Tuesday and I am just getting this done. I shot my (most likely) last two client sessions before I have the baby this weekend and all that work was exhausting. This week Evan has camp so the house it much, much quieter during the day, so I’m hoping I can get all that editing, plus some cleaning and organizing, plus some napping done. Mostly the napping. It’s going to be a long time before I get a nap again once I have a baby. (37 weeks, fingers crossed I have a baby at exactly 40).

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Sunday, July 24th, 2016

It’s only Sunday and I’m getting this done! Because it is too hot to do anything besides sit very still!

Sunday:

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That looks safe

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Middle of nowhere

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Apparently, some of my relatives are buried at this obscure graveyard in Ohio (that’s my maiden name)

Monday:

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Waking up at the lake means 8 am swim call

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Books books books

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Future captain

Tuesday:

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The lake has a menu

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My baby is on that tube

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Chips are very exciting

Wednesday:

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Everyone loves the swim platform

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I guess that’s fair

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He likes the boat a lot more than this face implies

Thursday:

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Tired, hot, filthy children are finally home

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That “mild” sunburn hurts A LOT more than it looks

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I taught them how to send FB messages

Friday:

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Back at our own lake

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Recital in two weeks!

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Catching Pokemon from our front porch

Saturday:

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Caroline the Bond Villian

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Camp food!

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The birthday boy was not in the mood for pictures

All the kids had a great time at Linc’s party and no one died of heat stroke. This week is going to be busy with making up appointments and commitments we rescheduled when we went out of town, plus it’s my last busy week of photo sessions before I start telling people I’m too pregnant. I mean, I’m ALREADY too pregnant, but I still like working. I’m going to “take it easy” from now until the end of August (which will more likely be the middle of September, since I always have boy babies late). It will be easier to take it easy once it is not 95 degrees every day. When can someone work on that?

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Monday, July 11th, 2016

This summer is going by really fast. I’m mostly ok with that (because at the end I get a baby!) but I’m starting to feel the pressure of doing-all-the-fun-things-quick-before-we-run-out-of-time.

Sunday:

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Man, I hate when the beach is crowded

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WHAT CHA EATIN MOM??

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Spying on my children who are playing nicely

Monday:

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Patriotic New England Children

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Counting frogs

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Shut down the lake at 8 pm

 

Tuesday:

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Really excited about Seaport Camp

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You baby judges you

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Evening swim

Wednesday:

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More playing nicely. Have they been body snatched?!

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Private Seaport

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The lake is the only thing keeping us all from dying of heatstroke

Thursday:

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Trying to sit in my lap

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Naps

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Reading time

Friday:

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Less hot, still at the lake

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Caroline telling us about her favorite boat, which is a party boat because she likes parties

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One month until her recital!

Saturday:

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Went for a walk to look for Pokemon

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Linc likes to give hugs

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Game night!

 

All my photos this week are going to be of Pokemon, because the kids are always carrying my phone around and it’s hard to take iPhone photos when I don’t have control of my iPhone. But I’m not really mad, Evan is super good at catching them. Priorities.

 

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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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Sunday, March 20th, 2016

We started the week playing outside without coats and ended it turning the heat back on in every room. WTH MARCH?

Sunday:

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As much I love my baby, I do not want him in my bed at 8 am

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Really fast slide

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Playing in the creek with friends

Monday:

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Morning smiles

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Shoping smiles

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ALL THE SHARPIES ARE SO EXCITING

Tuesday:

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I dumped everything out to sort and then lost all my motivation

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Thank God for Tuesday naps

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More exhausted children suffering from DST

Wednesday:

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Babies with stitches get to pick their own favorite wrap for uppies

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They also get popsicles and trophies

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Clearly he’s feeling better

Thursday:

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Time to get used to the view from the OB’s office, kid

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Super excited to discover the toy car bin

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Not my best picture, but I love my poor damaged baby

Friday:

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NAPPY NEWBORN. I stole her.

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Nappy toddler. He’s sleeping, even though his eyes are creepily open.

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I love her piano lesson room

Saturday:

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Ice cream in the freezing cold. FREE ice cream, tho.

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Linc doesn’t care how cold it is.

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Nothing but the best for my family

We might have a snow day tomorrow. I’m secretly hoping we do, because I took a nap this afternoon and now I’m not tired. Plus I’m buying used baby clothes online through a flash sale and need to stay up until she posts the cute shoes. Don’t judge me, this is totally normal. I swear.

 

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