grandpa jimmy’s 85th birthday

We headed back to DC earlier this month for my grandfather’s 85th birthday. We wouldn’t normally make the drive twice in a month’s time, but we really wanted to make sure we were there. I’m so glad we went; we enjoyed the party and seeing family, as well as spending time with my brother, Josh, and his family.

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a list: what we’ve been up to this winter

Mom-life has me crazy busy, yet feeling incredibly unproductive at the same time. Can anyone relate?? I feel like I have all this ‘time’ to plan meaningful activities with Maelle and invest in something for myself, yet I struggle to find a chance to sit AT ALL during the day until after bedtime. By then, all I’m interested in doing is watching Netflix with Andrew.

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December adventures

This Christmas season seemed a bit more magical with Maelle around.  While the significance of the season is lost on her for now (and it was significantly harder to accomplish some of the things we’re used to doing pre-baby, like watching movies!), we still managed to have a lot of fun. Continue reading “December adventures”