Category Archives: milestones


Bye Bye Tooth

Abel lost his first tooth! It happened on the afternoon of Sunday, January 12. Just a few weeks before his 7th birthday. He was determined to get this tooth out. He wiggled it for weeks and weeks like it was … Continue reading

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Abel’s Reign of Blood

I’m not kidding. Abel has had more crazy blood incidents in 2012 than we know what to do with. First incident in January – the boys were bouldering near our house. Jordan and I turned around for 5 seconds and … Continue reading

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S is for Scorching Summer Swimmers

It is literally an inferno here. Today was, I believe, the 74th consecutive day of triple digits. Sunday was 112. Today was 107. And there is no end in sight. Thankfully, we were able to escape the heat for a … Continue reading

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My favorite day

The boys’ birthday is by far my favorite day of the year. Now that they are 4, it’s just so dang fun! The excitement they have about turning a year older, about getting bigger (their concept = overnight), about celebrating … Continue reading

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The big 4!

The boys woke up this morning announcing to the world, “We are 4 today! Look how tall we are!” Indeed you are, dear boys – giant, shining stars that brighten the hearts of everyone you touch. Happy birthday, Abel! Happy … Continue reading

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