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highs and lows

Wes came home the other day and asked me what my highs and lows were for the year. So much good stuff happened this year and I’ve recorded very little of it here. We asked Evelyn the same question and … Continue reading

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Counting sheep

The other night the five of us were sitting on the couches after the twins had gone to bed and Evelyn turned to me with shining eyes and said, ‘Mom, do you know what we do after you tuck us … Continue reading

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a week in december

I woke up Monday morning a bit depressed and defeated. I’d had great plans for the coming week and weekend but two of the kids had fevers in the night, I could tell I was coming down with something and … Continue reading

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my life is making sense.

How do I know this? Because I baked muffins on Sunday, cookies on Monday, and a quiche on Wednesday. All extracurricular food that we did not need for survival, which points to the fact that life must be developing a … Continue reading

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do we think we’re crazy?

It takes us a minute to get there. But generally we find out that yes, we do think we’re crazy, when I tell Wes that someone is expecting a baby and they have twins Ivy’s age. And he’s like, ‘what?! … Continue reading

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when my family swept in.

I’m not quite sure if I knew how desperately I was needing a break. And then they were here and I was like, ‘ahhhhhh’. Mom was on it and let my brother know before arrival that they were not coming … Continue reading

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is it fun?

Some dear soul asked me this when the girls were seven weeks old. I may have looked at them like they had lost their brain. haha. No. It’s not fun. There is sweetness and joy as they started to respond … Continue reading

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