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My Week(318) in iPhone Photos

Monday, December 12th, 2016

I’m a week late, but in my defense I have four kids. That’s basically the reason for everything these days. Why does your hair look like that? Why is there a hole in your pants? Why are you eating corn chips for breakfast? Why can’t you remember to mail Christmas gifts? How come your Christmas tree looks like it’s losing a fight?

Four. Kids.

Sunday:

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Christmas!!

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I did not do this OR take this picture

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Brothers

Monday:

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Linc is obsessed with Octonauts

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He also really likes my nativity

Tuesday:

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Watching Octonauts

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TBH we BOTH fell asleep face down on the couch

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Gross weather

Wednesday:

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Sleep smirking

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We brush their hair and it STILL looks like that

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Raise your hand if you are 3 months old

Thursday:

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Pre-coffee tantrums are intolerable

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Linc says these are Peso pajamas

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I don’t even love them but this is REALLY good

Friday:

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Skeptical of his hedgehog shirt

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Perhaps rightly so

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Piano lesson car selfie (why is it SO DARK at 5 pm??)

Saturday:

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Horse drawn carriage ride in Mystic

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Prettiest advent calendar I’ve ever had

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Demanding more Octonauts

It feels like we – especially Linc – watch a lot of TV these days. But that’s because four kids. If there’s a chance Finn will sleep for an hour or two we are definitely staying home and I need them to not act like wild animals. TV is really the only way that happens. 6 months from now we’ll be at the lake every day again and they’ll forget what TV even looks like.

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Friday, October 21st, 2016

OH MY GOSH I NEVER POSTED THIS. This is your brain on sleep deprivation, kids. You write a post on Sunday and don’t even realize it didn’t publish to your blog until Friday.

Finnegan is working on winning an award for being the fattest baby ever, so if I’m not nursing I’m throwing food at one of the other kids quickly so I can go back and nurse some more. I wrote “this too shall pass” on my foot, so I can stare at it while I’m trapped on the couch. Again. So this week’s photos (and every week for the next 6 months) are pretty boring

Sunday:

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E: Why are you taking a photo of the fog on the bridge? Me: You have to! It’s the Golden Gate! E: You’re so weird. *ten minutes later when we meet my parents* My Mom: DID YOU SEE THE FOG ON THE BRIDGE? I TRIED TO TAKE A PICTURE!

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Tired baby transferred from the car to the luggage without waking up

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That face was my face through the whole rest of the trip

Monday:

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Maybe I shouldn’t have left my dog at this kennel…

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Is anyone watching Westworld? It’s really weird.

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Nurse nurse nurse nurse nurse

Tuesday:

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The toddler is the scariest part of these decorations

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Little cub

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Soccer night

Wednesday:

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This was an excellent idea

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Tresspassing

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DON’T LET THEM GET AWAY.

Thursday:

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Checking to see if he’s asleep

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A really good afternoon

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Wearing two babies!

Friday:

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Piano lesson car nap

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Sleepy face

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How is this possible, it was so clean less than 24 hours ago…

Saturday:

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God bless this van and the movie screen in it (especially when it’s freezing at soccer)

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Fall is OK

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Excuse me, why am I not nursing rn?

OK, now I have to go to bed because the baby is asleep for his 45 minute nighttime stretch. It’s delightful. I’m not even going to TRY to go upstairs. Couch naps forever! (quiet sobbing)

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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, April 10th, 2016

This week was very long. Or at least it felt very long. I think all the weeks feel long when it’s SNOWING IN APRIL.

Sunday:

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Morning baths are hilarious

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Can you see that? Bright blue sky, GIANT SNOWFLAKES.

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I took all of the ugly shirts out and replaced them with Mini Boden, because I am a kid clothes snob.

Monday:

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Go home Connecticut, you’re drunk.

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All my children should wear this color always

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We made cupcakes for Evan’s birthday and I let them eat all the leftover frosting for dinner

Tuesday:

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Too many fingers

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Take all these cakes right over there to the checkout. All of them.

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Neither of us is thrilled that he is NOT napping

Wednesday:

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Linc agrees The Price is Right is the best way to spend the morning

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The most delicious food you can eat – Fried Chicken Benedict from Hash House a Gogo

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Casinoing like a champ

Thursday:

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Loves his new diapers

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Also loves plain grapefruit for breakfast

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Better than snow?

Friday:

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Linc is stalking my flowers

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Everyone loves whatever this pointless game is

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This is why I never have any water

Saturday:

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Elephants

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He would pretend to collect eggs and pretend to milk cows all day

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GIANT BIRD WATCH OUT FOR THE GIANT BIRD

There is no snow in the current forecast. I feel very hopeful that we might actually get some spring in the near future, or at least less snow. I can’t handle much more snow. I’m too pregnant for snow. My entire maternity wardrobe is maxi dresses and cardigans, so it has to be at least 60 degrees as soon as possible. OK THANKS GOOD TALK.

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Sunday, February 14th, 2016

This morning when I got in the car to go to a session the temperature said -3. Not 3 degrees below freezing, 3 degrees below ZERO. It barely warmed up during the day. Our furnace is struggling to keep the house warm and I really wish I never had to leave my couch nest of blankets ever again.

Sunday:

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Nursing break during Mardi Gras Sunday at church

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Evan really liked the parade

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Visiting a friend on the maternity ward

Monday:

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Checking out the snow

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THREE CHILDREN playing trains together

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Linc feels the same way I do about crunches

Tuesday:

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Eating candy because his mother is a sucker

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He says he’s ready to go play in the snow

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No problem loving his own face

Wednesday:

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I DON’T CARE IF IT’S SNOWING GO TO SCHOOL

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There WAS a cat sitting back there

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*ALMOST* 100% on the sight words!

Thursday:

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BRB Googling flights to Hawaii

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Naptime friends

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Celebrating Daddy’s birthday

Friday:

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Lincoln-date at the carousel

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And at Red Robin (YUM)

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And then my Valentine’s came early!

Saturday:

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God Bless iPads so parents can sleep in

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These two *heart eyes*

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And these two!

LOOK AT THAT I GOT MY IPHONE POST DONE ON SUNDAY. I’m very impressed with myself. Now I’m going to go find some more blankets to hide under because it’s negative something degrees again and I do not like it. Even my winter layer isn’t keeping me warm anymore. Maybe I should eat another piece of that leftover cake from E’s birthday.

Because that seems like a much nicer option than cleaning up the house the kids trashed when they still have two days before they go back to school.

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