Monday, April 23, 2012


This little guy

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has been making me lose sleep in a big way.

He looks so cute and innocent

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and acts so tired!

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But then he’s up, two hours after I put him down for bed. And then three hours after that. And then two hours after that. And again. And again.

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Yeah, I don’t know what’s up with that either.

So a few days ago I started sleep training. Like clockwork, he was up at 10:30 looking for a snack. I picked him up, soothed him without nursing him until he calmed down, and put him back down. And he screamed like I had poked him with a pin or something. Repeat about 12 times until he finally stays calm and falls back asleep. I did nurse him at 1:30 (another of his self-designated feeding times) because it had been 6 hours since I nursed him last. But then he was up again at 3. And at 4. And 5. And 6. Oh boy.

It’s gotten a little bit better each night. Last night he slept six hours straight without waking up, and then another 4. Which would have been awesome, had I been able to sleep the same amount of time. But nope. Last night I was woken twice by this guy:

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Yes. Twice.

And once by her:

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So I was still up about 5 times. Grrrr.

It has to get better, right?

At least they’re all really cute.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A few snapshots

Besides being really bad at blogging the last 6 months or so, I’ve also stopped taking pictures as regularly as I once was. But I do have a few favorite pictures from the last year or so that I really want to share. It’s quite the random assortment; hope you enjoy!



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The poor baby acne stage… but I love his first smiles!!

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I just love my sisters hair here.

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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Family Picture

It’s been a few millennia since I posted, so I’m breaking out of my shell with a nice family picture. Excuse the sunburns – I’m still very happy with how this turned out. For the record, Lily initiated the hand-holding herself. Such a poser.

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And I’ll top it off with a close-up of Adam. He’s really good at close-ups.

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