The Swiss Army Knife

Dan, you are the Swiss Army Knife of Dads. There is really no better way to put it.

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Babies Go to Work

Dan works kind of far away from home, so we rarely visit him. But when a new pediatrician is kind of sortish on his side of town, we make a day of it!

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The Failed Date

Yesterday morning Dan and I dropped the older two boys off with Baba, and had big plans for a day of brunch, Christmas shopping, and relaxed time together.

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The Loyal Fan

I never cared for baseball much growing up, but I married into the Cubbies culture. And thus learned their history and started to get into that Chicago spirit.

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Sweet Sweet Freedom

This weekend something crazy, epic, awesome happened.   And it didn’t involve the kids.

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Remember When

Remember when we were young and use to get jittery from regular coffee. And then had three babies and caffeinated coffee became solid gold.

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Let the Good Times Roll

One night this week Wrigley was complaining that one of his legs hurt, and he began standing on one leg. Dan asked if he was turning into a flamingo. And I couldn’t help myself but join in on the teasing, asking if he has flamingoitis. Wrigley informed us both that we were being disrespectful.

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5 Years Later

Five years ago today, five months pregnant with Wrigley, a moving truck came and hauled everything away from our little Santa Monica apartment.

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Camden’s Birth Story

It has only been one week since Camden’s arrival, but I find myself already losing bits of memories from the experience. So before my mind is completely absorbed by newborn smells and snuggles, I have to take a moment to take note of Camden’s birthday weekend.

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Take My Hand

When people ask how we are or what we have been up to these days, I never know how to respond. And often simply say, “we are just so in the thick of it right now”. Our days are set by how the previous night went, and who did or did not wake up and how often. […]

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