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Monthly Archive: January 2009

Jan 14

Is two and a half too young for a coffee habit?

Okay, okay, I get it, you shouldn’t be giving a two year old his own cup of coffee. BUT in my defense, it made him stop screaming and crying (literally sobbing, repeating over and over – “please mama, please, me have oobies now, please!”).

Jan 13

Just a Tuesday

I love Tuesdays. Still. There’s nothing special about today, but it’s a very peaceful, relaxed sort of day. Lots of laundry and cleaning, as per usual, and it’s cold and yucky outside. I miss spring, and bouncing out and over to the park, stopping for a bagel to feed to the ducks, pushing the boys …

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Jan 11


Jessie had her very first big girl sleepover last night. She’s been sleeping over people’s houses since she was about a year old, although it’s always been either my sister Mandi, my cousin Becky, my friend Annie’s, or my mother’s. Once, she slept at Marc’s parent’s house. But last night was a big girl sleepover …

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Jan 09


I’m already dreading my goal of heading out every damn day. It’s wicked cold out there… and quite honestly, I’m not in the mood to trek out into the wild blue yonder. But trek I shall, because it’s good for me and good for Sam. Had another fight with Marc last night over time spent …

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Jan 08

New Plan

I’m just NEVER GOING TO SIT DOWN AGAIN. I’ve got to start the weaning process – it’s making me nuts. Sam is just nursing, nursing, nursing, 24/7. Every single time I sit down somewhere in the living room or at the dining room table, he runs over and tries to get me to nurse him. …

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Jan 07

Bored, bored, bored

I’ve got cabin fever, I think. I’m sick of being inside, sick of going outside only to rush back into someplace warm. I don’t like winter. The only perk is my birthday – I like cake ๐Ÿ™‚ Kids have been good today. That’s not entirely true, Sam has been a disaster. He’s taken to nursing, …

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Jan 05

Who loves Harry Potter???

I do, I do! I started them on Saturday and I’m mostly done with Book 4. These are FABULOUS.

Jan 02

Here’s to 2009

As I’m sitting here thinking back on 2008 – I’m glad we’ve moved on. In so many ways, it was a great year – but it was one of the hardest ones, financially, that we’ve had in a long time. So I’m optimistic that 2009 will that much better for us. Here’s a list of …

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