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Back to Work…

It’s back to work today. I can’t believe it’s been 13 weeks already. I have had such a positive maternity leave and have clicked so much with Alexander that the idea of leaving him when I know he depends on me so much is making me sick to my stomach. Not gonna lie, I have […]

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From Z to A

On Sunday, February 11, we were discharged from the hospital, after a slight hold-up due to a quick visit to the NICU. Alex’s breathing was funky sounding, particularly when he cried. The pediatrician and nurses evaluated him and noticed his oxygen levels dropped when he would cry, but after monitoring, they would always come back […]

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My DIY Picture Frame Gift for Zachy

I wanted to do something sweet for Zach before the new baby is born so that he’ll always have something personal that I made to remind him how much I love him. We’ve had an extra copy of this picture laying around for ages and I found it while cleaning out the extra room that […]

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The Adventures of Zach + Zoe: Part 20

They may be in for a little surprise when they realize that neither of these things are set up for their enjoyment… [Photo taken January 22, 2018.] Tweet

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The Adventures of Zach & Zoe: Part 19

They…play together? I turned around to get something out of the refrigerator and when I looked back, this was how they greeted me. Zoe is still not a huge fan of Zachary, but she’s a very good sport. [Photo taken August 28, 2017.] Tweet

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Zachary Lou Turns Two

So, Zachary turned two on June 13! I can’t believe I have a two-year-old. It feels like both yesterday and forever ago that he was born. I cannot believe how much he has grown over the last two years. He can play with trains and trucks masterfully. You can talk and explain something to him […]

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  They say in the darkest night, there’s a light beyond Happy Birthday to our little Zachary Louis, who I truly believe was sent to us two years ago today, June 13, to replace loss and sorrow with a constant source of life and joy. It is impossible to be sad when he’s around, and […]

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Happy Zach on Snapchat

Zachary and I decided to have some fun on Snapchat yesterday while Jay went to pick up our pizza for dinner (Fridays during Lent are our perfect excuse!). We had many outtakes that I didn’t post so that it wouldn’t be overkill, but we kept recording them because he was having such a fun time. […]

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The Adventures of Zach & Zoe: Part 18

They unwind after a busy day by sitting on mommy’s lap and watching nursery rhymes together… [Picture taken on Zach’s 20-month birthday, February 13, 2016.] Tweet

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The Adventures of Zach and Zoe: Part 17

They help Daddy carve pumpkins together… I took about 50 pictures of Zach and Zoe last night on Jay’s nice camera, only to discover that the memory card wasn’t in it! I was SO upset. Luckily, I had snapped this one on Jay’s phone. [Photo taken October 28, 2015, when Zachary was 16 months old.] […]

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