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The sun is out this morning and I woke up with Olle early. I am in a season of intense contentment for my little life. I am thankful for my family and the friends we have made in Menomonie. I love our house and our neighborhood and I am grateful for this hard, tiring, but SO rewarding time of parenting two awesome kids. Last weekend I went to Chicago with friends and it was a real great time away. I came back a better person! So much more patient, and a renewed perspective on life. We ate great food, had lots of chats, walked around the city and clinked our glasses to a kid-free weekend!

 CHEERS!  Jenni brought her selfie stick and we used it so much it ran out of batteries :)  view from the signature room  Got our make-up done  the bean. I am so thankful for these girls and the role they have played in my life. Their faith is inspiring and they are so much fun!  Lucy fell asleep on our run the other day. I was only planning on running to and from the library, but then she just kept s…

So many happenings

It's been so long since I've gathered my thoughts. But now that we are almost to the one week anniversary of Olle sleeping through the night I feel like a human again for the first time in a long time!Olle: a bundle of joy. This guy makes me so happy with his grunts, giggles and rumbling little body. He'll be 9 months this weekend and that makes me excited to see how much more fun he'll become and so sad that this baby stage is coming closer to the end. He's into everything and loves to pull himself up on anything. He's still the most enthralled with Lucy, and her baby, as it's just about the only toy he can NEVER get.  Lucy: also a bundle of joy in her own exhausting way. She keeps us on our toes, but when she's sweet there is nothing better. I love her in the mornings or when she hasn't fallen asleep yet at night and all the sudden we hear little foot prints down the hall. She always peeks at us to see what our reaction will be. I love surprising h…