Is It Better…

At Dominick’s, is it better to be the mom with the screaming 20 month old who refuses to sit in the cart, arching her back, kicking her legs, waving her arms because she isn’t allowed to stand in the seat or is it better to be the mom who leaves a half full cart of […]

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Video Update – July 31, 2007

Zoe at the Dunes Walking in Sand Millennium Park Molly Tossing Corn Stummblin’ Z

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A Relaxing Weekend

In spite of just returning from a two week vacation, my parents agreed to watch Zoe for the weekend so Zak and I could go out to dinner (I think that’s called a date, but it’s been a while!)  In the 40 hours we were away from her we managed to go to seven different […]

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Big Girl Bed

Last week we all heading out to IKEA and bought Zoe a big girl bed!  The only other person we know who had an IKEA bed is Michael and I believe it fell to the ground in the middle of the night while he was sleeping.  I hope they’ve improved their bed making skill since […]

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Although this is very unlike Martha, I have never had a green thumb, nor the desire to have one.  However, last year my parents and our neighbors grew the most delicious red tomatoes I’ve ever seen, so I thought I”d give it a shot this year.  In May we, weeded out one of our weed […]

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You Wanna Know What Sucks?

Insurance. Zak is starting a new job in August and with that comes new insurance.  Are you familiar with the HIPAA laws?  Probably parts of it, like we were, but perhaps not all of it.  See, local or state government employers (i.e. public schools) are not required to follow HIPAA and can choose which parts […]

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15 Week Appointment

We (when I say we, I mean it was a total family affair) had the 15 week appointment for the new baby this morning and we’re happy to report that all is great.  The baby’s heart rate is 150 beats per minute which is totally normal and perfect.  We did find out that starting at […]

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Zoe has this habit of pushing her plate and place mat away from her when she has finished a meal.  It’s great for us, because we know exactly when she’s done.  She has always had a very efficient personality and likes to be organized and on top of things.  Because of this she’s recently made […]

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My mom had bought this darling pair of green sunglasses at the beginning of summer, but they were involved in a terrible accident last week. We’d forgotten them in the backyard after an afternoon of swimming and Zak mowed over them the following day. The lenses were completely shattered, but the frames were in perfect […]

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