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She turned four this year and this one was different to me – I had lots of weepy moments and nostalgia about what we were all doing this time four years ago. It was overwhelming in all the best ways and She wanted a Pixie Hollow party where all her fairy and pirate friends […]

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and just like that, she was three

THREE. Never has a single-digit number seemed so enormous. Her birthday was a few months ago and, in typical fashion, I’ve only just now taken her annual portrait two months late. I use the term “portrait” incredibly loosely. Last year’s, you may recall, featured her sobbing in a pair of overalls (no shirt). Then I […]

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another bucket list

It’s that time of year where there are bathing suits hung on doorknobs and chairs (how many bathing suits do we OWN?!), there’s a lot of sand in the bottom of the tote bag (and possibly on the couches, in the bed, on the kitchen floor…), the playroom stays a mess (who am I kidding, […]

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summer bucket list!

We went and mandated fun for ourselves. Nothing like setting enormously high expectations to enjoy your summer.   A few weeks ago, my husband and I went through a very intense week. We were pursuing the Father for some very specific answers and what came was not just unexpected, it was exhausting. I’m going to be processing through […]

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She’s closer to two than she’s ever been and the days are slow and yet time is flying. She has all these words that she says inquisitively and confidently and she makes All The Noise and plays with All The Things. She’s a busy little woman. I am pretty good about journaling her milestones – […]

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