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My Week(279) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Dear Internet, please forgive the absolutely dismal quality of photos this week. Caroline was sick Monday and Tuesday, which overlapped with me being sick Tuesday through Saturday. I pretty much let the kids fend for themselves. The only thing we managed to do the second half of the week was swim class, and that’s only because the super warm, humid pool helped with my horrible hacking cough. Thank goodness I’m back to about 90% healthy and the house is back to the regular level of disaster instead of the kind where it looks like it’s been hit by a tornado.

Sunday:

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A Lego set that comes with four sharks is an excellent set

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FANCY HAIR for our photo shoot

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The children barely fit with all those stupid balloons

Monday:

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He knows I’m going to take it away

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Trying to cheer up his sister

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The super creepy turkey vultures are back

Tuesday:

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Linc pulled her hair, then lay like this for 15 minutes to apologize

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This cat is always judging me.

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New earrings from RocksBox are A++

Wednesday:

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Sure, do whatever, as long as I can monitor you from the couch

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Pathetic

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Linc is also judging me

Thursday:

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Sharing toys with sick mommy

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He went down for nap without nursing for the first time for me.

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That drowned rat look is very nice

Friday:

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World, please send help, I’m locked in this house with a useless mother

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Thank goodness for naps

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From the tap is better than from the tub

Saturday:

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24 Sharpies is exactly what the baby needs

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Caroline made a dreamcatcher at school, Linc decided it’s a hat

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Linc also decided HE is a hat.

Hopefully, the last of this awful cough clears up soon and I can get back to just being normal pregnant levels of uncomfortable. That sounds delightful.

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Sunday, February 28th, 2016

The weather this week was so up and down and up and down that I’m pretty sure it’s given me a horrible head cold. Which is just what I needed to start another busy week.

Sunday:

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Friends at the seaport

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Practicing her deck swabbing

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Stole his sister’s soda and is being super casual about it

Monday:

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Warm enough to venture outside

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Dress up is his new favorite

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This is very helpful while I am cooking

Tuesday:

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I’m sure this is an artistic choice, but it looks like this wall is about to collapse

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I spent $5 on this but I still don’t understand how it works

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Tired baby

Wednesday:

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Gross outside, tropical inside swim.

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Very foggy day in Rhode Island

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Jango Fett does ballet

Thursday:

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I think Evan’s face is more accurate

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He found where the cat sleeps

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I dumped out my purse and this is what was in it.

Friday:

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Really pissed I woke him up

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I did this.

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BABY CUDDLESSSSSSSS

Saturday:

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Coolest kids on the block

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The aquarium is still our favorite

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It’s a literally Shark Tank

I was going to watch the Oscars tonight but it seems like taking something for my headache and going to bed at 9 pm is a better idea. Because it turns out that Monday is still going to happen tomorrow and I have to get these kids up and fed and pack their lunches even if I don’t feel great. It’s total bullshit.

This week I also need to start getting our summer schedule sorted out, since it’s almost March and I’m already getting second reminder registration forms. WHAT KIND OF MOTHER AM I EVEN?! How come I don’t know where my kids will be the first week of August?! What am I planning to do, just let them stay HOME and watch TV??? They’ll never get into college.

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Monday, February 1st, 2016

It’s 60+ degrees today. I went on a lovely 4 mile hike by the ocean with a fr iend this morning without a coat – although the baby on my back counts as an extra layer. It was SO NICE to be outside and feeling like spring is on the way. Even if we get 5 feet of snow this month at least we’re not suffering through another endlessly cold, dark, snowy winter.

Sunday:

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Three little troublemakers

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The sun made it less cold

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Photo session heaven

Monday:

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READY TO GO

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Now I’m nursing a baby AND a stuffed dog all the time

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“My favorite part of my neighborhood is DD” That’s Dunkin Donuts. Mama’s so proud.

Tuesday:

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Poppy & Rye *heart eyes forever*

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Guilty face

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This is the freestyle portion of ballet

Wednesday:

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Skeptical of swim, as always

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Box = more entertaining than thousands of real toys

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Family Insanity Workout Time

Thursday:

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LASHES

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Bird stalking

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Fancy hairs

Friday:

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So cooperative and good at sharing, toddlers are

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The number of things he insists on sleeping with keeps growing

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Blowing stuff up while Caroline learns piano

Saturday:

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Basketball poses

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Babywearing in the Navy-themed Tula at the Navy-themed museum

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THE GIRL’S TEAM WON BOTH GAMES IT’S A HAND AND FOOT MIRACLE

I’m afraid I’ve lost the ability to speak English. No one in my family seems to understand me when I talk, so that seems like the most likely explanation. Either that or they’ve all suddenly gone deaf, which might ALSO explain why they are SO LOUD ALL THE TIME.

That’s probably what happened.

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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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Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Hey look! My blog is working again! It is no longer infected with vicious malware because my host company fixed it. Which is good, because I have literally no idea how that happened OR how to fix it. So here’s last week’s post, late but done.

Sunday:

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Nutcracker

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Very excited

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Luke and Yoda

Monday:

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Very scenic view of Groton Long Point

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My UPS guy is very busy

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Warrior baby

Tuesday:

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Santa is delivering these to Linc and Caroline

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Helping wrap presents, because babies should totally have scissors

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Evan’s “can” sentence: “She can be a superhero”. THAT’S RIGHT SHE CAN.

Wednesday:

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Seriously in love with my Rocksbox this time. I might keep the necklace.

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This is their favorite game

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Sleepy baby

Thursday:

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That’s not my fairy!

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Twinning

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Fish girl

Friday:

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Surprised face

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Destroyer of worlds

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Grown up cards night

Saturday:

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Caroline really thought we should keep them

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Polar Express train at bedtime = tired baby

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But he woke up for the cookies and Santa

Three more days until Christmas and it’s currently 60 degrees outside. We might go to Boston on Christmas Eve because it will be warm enough not to bring coats for walking around. I’m still not complaining, because I am sure we’ll be burried in snow before spring.

The rest of my plans for this week include making fudge and cookies and letting the kids eat as many sweets as they want because Christmas. I love Christmas.

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