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My Week(207) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

I wore a lot of babies this week. I have to justify owning all these wraps somehow. Although I never thought I’d take/post so many selfies. What can I say, the wraps make me feel pretty.

Sunday:

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The kids wanted Linc to play with them

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Obviously I wore the nautical wrap to the seaport

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Caroline pretending to be daddy in the submarine exibit

Monday:

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Day off school = pjs and iPad

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Wraps also make excellent blankets

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Baby neck torture device is still a favorite

Tuesday:

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When you buy a used wrap and your baby immediately falls asleep they say it came with “sleepy dust”.

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Really excited about bananas

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Basking in the glow of the TV while I catch up on Scandal

Wednesday:

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Warm enough to wait for the bus outside!

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When you live in an old house, sometimes walk tours stop to point at it.

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Gorgeous night at Bluff Point for a session

Thursday:

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He was happy it was raining so he could wear his cool fireman raincoat

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She was happy it was raining so she could play with the umbrella

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Swim on Thursday nights is EXHAUSTING

Friday:

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THESE ARE NOT ALL MINE. Not even half mine. We had a meet up.

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My mirror is filthy but there’s baby on my back!

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This keeps happening. I think she might need day off.

Saturday:

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Apple picking

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Goodest good baby slept the whole time

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This is almost not even like real life, right? Look at that huge empty field.

We had a busy week, and another busy week coming up, followed by nothing but busy weeks until Christmas. I don’t understand how it’s almost the end of October already, or how my baby will be three months this week or how it is almost 11 pm and I am still finishing this post and not sleeping. Time is such a jerk.

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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:

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

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Pretty in Pink

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Vacation baby sleeps on the couch

Monday:

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

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

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

Tuesday:

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We were supposed to leave at 7 am. Oops.

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

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

Wednesday:

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

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

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A sea monster to eat your baby!

Thursday:

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

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

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Floor nap success!

Friday:

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Sweater weather

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

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

Saturday:

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Great Grandma brings the best presents

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Caroline thought Brutus needed to be put to bed

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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.

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My Week(203) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

This week was seriously insane. I tried to jump back in to work all at once and ended up really, really tired. Plus I think I pinched a nerve in my back. Also I have a weird lump under my armpit that is definitely not a plugged duct. I don’t think. Basically, I’m falling apart. But I got a new iPhone, so this week gets an A+ anyway.

Sunday:

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The gingers found these and ate them ALL. They are lucky to still live here.

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Third baby gets set on the ground a lot

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#nofilter for real, the whole parking lot was full of people taking photos of this sky

Monday:

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This is who helped Caroline wait for the bus today

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Another amazing evening for a photo shoot

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I am super lucky to have clients who actually LIKE my kids. Or at lest pretend really really well.

Tuesday:

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Baby burrito

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I love her little uniform so much

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Only Tuesday and we’re already falling asleep on the couch

Wednesday:

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Picture Day!

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Same park, different gorgeous day

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Emergency evening shopping trip for diapers and bread (and chocolate)

Thursday:

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I feel exactly the same way when my alarm goes off

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I had big plans to iron all those wraps, but I never did.

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I plan to never be awake to see that time again.

Friday:

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My first picture with my new phone!!!! I was too excited to care that it wasn’t a very good picture.

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It’s so clear! You can see the mess so much better!

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Literally two people who read this will know what I mean, but doesn’t this dress pattern look just like my Tekhni Ceres but in black instead of green?

Saturday:

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Best view in the world

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In looooove with that crib, especially because I put it together all myself.

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This was amazing.

This weekend was rough. On Saturday I actually made the kids go back to bed and start the day over. They both napped for 2 hours and then we went to a festival, where everyone was well behaved and we had a nice time. Sunday was rough all over again. I like school days. Thank God the week is full of them.

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My Week(200!!) in iPhone Photos

Monday, September 1st, 2014

200 WEEKS of mostly terrible, blurry, boring photos of the normal stuff we do every day. I have no idea why I’ve kept this up for so long but I’m glad I have. The first week I did it, I was pregnant with Caroline. This week, she went to her first day of real school. Never has 200 weeks seemed so short.

Sunday:

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Grocery shopping with 3 kids is a pain, but a baby who sleeps the whole time makes it better

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This haircut cost me $37 – $17 for cut + tip, $20 for the Legos I promised him if he just SAT STILL

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“This chair is like my THRONE!”

 Monday:

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Making zucchini bread in our pajamas

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That Lego set was totally worth the $20

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He sleeps with his eyes open. NOT CREEPY AT ALL.

Tuesday:

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“Mommy, I love love LOVE Baby Lincoln!”

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Showing off his kindergarten cubby at orientation

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No one wants to hold my hand when Daddy makes an appearance.

Wednesday:

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All summer long the kids have been up at 6 am. I took this at 7:10 on Evan’s first day of school.

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It’s such a shame she’s so shy and quiet.

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Linc agrees that school starting is very exciting.

Thursday:

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Obviously they’ve got the moves

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I think her first day was fun?

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Entertaining ourselves with shadows while we wait (FOREVERRRRRR) for Evan’s bus

Friday:

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I really hope she comes out of her shell at school.

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Showing off his brother to his best friend

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Farmer’s Market night gets an A+++++ for food and friends

Saturday:

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I spent most of the morning like this. It was lovely.

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They’ve never met a big, flat field they didn’t want to run across

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My photography assistant fell asleep on the job. Again.

And there you go, 21 more unremarkable pictures of our life. The only thing that’s going to change in the near future is I’m going to upgrade my iPhone, so maybe my pictures will get slightly better. Although not more interesting. We’re pretty boring, and I’m OK with that.

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Monday, August 25th, 2014

Next week will be 200 WEEKS of iPhone photos, which is a lot of weeks. It will also be total chaos, between two different classroom orientations, two different start times, two buses, two schools, my first attempts at lunch-packing, all with a newborn in tow. Don’t be shocked if every photo is of a large Dunkin iced coffee. This week, no coffee, but certainly some questionable food choices.

Sunday:

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Watching HGTV while the kids destroy the house. This is our default mode.

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BEBEH SOCKS

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It took me a minute to figure out “Chief + Mrs. Davis” meant E + me. Formal titles are weird.

Monday:

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Emergency food supplies

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It’s been a very tiring summer

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Hey girl, check out my hot tub

Tuesday:

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I’m totally re-in love with baby wearing

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THE BEST

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Daddy multi-tasking

Wednesday:

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Sleepy smiles

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I asked her to bring me some diapers

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Evening walk

Thursday:

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Climbing the one bazillion stairs in town hall

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This is as clean as it gets. I sense a large donation to Goodwill in my future.

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Everything is awesome…when you have a new Lego set

Friday:

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The Dread Pirate Evan

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Welcome to the jungle, we’ve got…cheesy music and a jingly lion

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Baby Linc wants to know how long before he can have Five Guys

Saturday:

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That little finger just kills me

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Baby’s first restaurant! My kids are so New England.

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Caroline ordered spaghetti and meatballs and ate a REALLY impressive amount

So far my plan to Stay On Top Of Things is going really well, if you don’t count Linc’s first month update and this post both being a day late. The sink is still empty and clean, the toys are still organized and (mostly) off the floor, and I made it to the grocery store to get school lunch supplies. Now we’ll see how long actually MAKING lunch lasts before I start offering money for hot lunch instead.

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