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Showing posts from November, 2015

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These kids are growing up too fast... Motherhood is such a pull of the happiest happies, the deep fear of complete failure, and the undeniable sense that your life is not your own. Everyday all these emotions flood into my head and by nighttime I am so exhausted from these feelings that I fall asleep the minute my head hits the pillow. I only write this to capture how I am feeling at THIS moment. So that one day, when I look back and read my blog I can remember that my days were FULL. I know people tell me all the time how fast it goes, but lately, I've been telling myself that. That my days are long, but this year went by like a blur. That as angry and frustrated as I can get, it doesn't change even an ounce of the love I feel toward Lucy and Olle. After watching the news for hours on Friday night and seeing the tragedy of a city struck by a horrible attack, I was reminded yet again, how short our lives are and to be truly grateful for each moment, never knowing when it will …

NOV 10

This month is flying by. Maybe it's just this time of year, but it seems to be going faster than normal. Despite living with a two year old, our month has been pretty quiet thus far. We are gearing up for a fun second half of November with a Vikings game, a weekend in MN, a trip to Chicago, Thanksgiving, and our seven year anniversary.

Olle man is FOUR months today. He is such a smile-r and loves attention from anyone that will give it to him. He has been especially keen on attention from Lucy and saves his biggest chuckles and smiles for when she plays peek-a-boo, or jumps up and down.
Lucy girl has turned a corner and is VERY two. She's been in time-outs quite a bit over the last few days and has a good dose of sass in her. She is also hilarious and says the funniest things. She is really into pretend lately and I'll catch her having conversations between her "barbie-q's" (barbies) or the dollhouse figures. She affectionately names all things mommy and lucy…