Baby 2 already has a favorite hobby.  She’s a kicker!  About a half an hour after I eat, she just starts kicking and moving around like mad.  She’s getting to be so real!

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Zoe and I went to Starbucks this morning and their special was a Pumpkin Spice Latte.  Isn’t August too early for anything pumpkin?  I guess this is means it’s officially fall.  By the Starbucks calendar, anyway.

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Baby 2 is a . . .

GIRL!!!! And a healthy girl! Pictures below: The top picture is her foot and the bottom two are her in profile From the top: Her head from a sort of top down view, her hand, and her foot.

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My New Year’s resolution this year was to not knowingly eat any trans fat.  I’ve done pretty well, not buying a single grocery item all year with trans fat and trying to me more conscious when out. (Note:  Cheese fry pregnancy cravings do not count.) I’ve gone all year without a single doughnut, a favorite […]

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At some point between 7:00 am this morning and right now (5:00 pm) my belly button has popped out. I really think I got several more weeks of an innie with Zoe.  I guess it’s a good thing we just bought a 300 pack of Band-Aids from Costco.

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The First Day of School

Today was my first day of school with kids (although I’ve already been working for a week and a half). It was incredibly tiring. HSHS starts the year with two half days in one, freshman in the morning and upperclassmen in the afternoon. Since I have both in all my classes I went through everything […]

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Back to Work?!?!?

Well, the summer is over. The good news is this one one of my best summers ever. I only had three weeks worth of work/workshops and they were all toward the start of the summer. I even managed to achieve most of my summer goals. I decided at the start of the summer that I […]

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Case Worker

I’ve never had a case worker before, but now we do.  Cindy is her name and she’s assigned to our family to address Zoe’s speech development issues.  She’s coming on next Thursday to meet us.  Maybe Zoe will show her the new trick she learned today…sucking both thumbs at the same time!

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A Big Warning

Zak had teacher meetings all day today, including a session with a representative from the state’s attorney’s office.  The purpose was to discuss inappropriate conduct by teachers toward students.  (For those of you that don’t know, the district has been in big trouble in recent years due to some really, really bad decisions by teachers/administrators.)  […]

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