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I didn't see a thread started yet... Probably because we are all either chasing our little ones or at their beck and call!

We are packing. It isn't fun. Abby is into everything. Her favorite pastime is to untape taped boxes. Then when I stop her, she runs over to mess up whatever it was I was doing before I left to stop her.

And I still think she is teething.
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Scarlet is a pickle today! Mommyeee, mommyeee, mommyeee is all I hear today. It must be teething, it just isn't like her to be so clingy.
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i have an annoying teether too...everytime i sit down, he wants to nurse! : that's not like him either.

packing sounds yucky--especially with a little one setting you back. i bet zenon would just unload everything that i load.

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We're finally teething again here, too! These babies all log on in the middle of the night to coordinate milestones and teething I guess!

Sophie napped for over three hours this afternoon. That's what I get for her actually being asleep by 9pm last night, I guess! She's been really picky in her high chair today and yesterday, but now she's gleefully eating frozen corn off the computer table!
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I think Romi is teething too, so add me to the club!! But ever since I gave up on reducing night feedings, I've had a better time. She'll nurse 2-3 times a night still, but it's better than letting her shriek in Nico's arms for 30 minutes..

We rode our bikes to this cool park earlier this evening and she was adorable!! She was on my bike and saying "papa" over and over and when Nico would ride up besides me, she'd point at him and shriek "papaaaaa!!!" and would giggle. It was so adorable.
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I posted this in Family Bed & Nighttime Parenting a few days ago:

Bedtime is great but then she's UP for hours!
Just look at what time I am posting this! [It was 3:12 a.m.]

DD goes to sleep easily and pretty quickly by me nursing her to sleep. She will sleep alone for about 3 hours, but then she either wakes up to nurse and then goes back to sleep or she is awake then. If she does nurse back to sleep, at her next waking (another hour or so later), she wants to be up. She will not nurse or otherwise be soothed to sleep.

She often is hungry, but even after I feed her, she still wants to be up, often for 2-4 hours. I try keeping lights and stimulation low, but it really doesn't matter.

Last night she woke up around the time we came to bed (she goes to sleep on her mattress on our bedroom floor and comes to our bed at some point during the night) which was around 10:30. She would not go back to sleep so I brought her downstairs. We were up until nearly 3, which means I didn't get to sleep for the night until then. Then she was up around 8. Napped for about 15 minutes in the car in the afternoon.

Tonight she went to bed at 7:30, slept until 11 or so (which was great, except I didn't fall asleep until after 10). I nursed her back to sleep and then she woke up at 2. Now here we are an hour later. She is laying next to me on the floor, playing with some toys. She doesn't seem the least bit sleepy and I don't know when she will.

*sigh*

She is 15 months, but (physically) developmentally is about 6 months so she can't sit up or crawl. I want to sleep. I don't know why she must be up for so long in the night. I don't know of any way to get her to want to stay in bed. She will not play on her mattress alone while I sleep. I have to be with her at all times and I can't sleep on the floor, so I just lay there getting more and more frustrated and upset.

I have an 8 y.o. who was a terrible sleeper, but now sleeps like the dead. I know this will pass. But DS was never up for hours like this in the night. I just don't know what is up with this and how to make it stop! She eats dinner before bedtime so she's full enough, and like I said, does great for the first part of the night. But I just can't stand this middle of the night business!


So that's what we have been up to. : Actually, P went to sleep two nights ago without nursing and without me. DH just rocked her until she went to sleep and put her down.
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No teething here! (crossed fingers) I'll happily avoid that club for awhile.

Tomorrow my brother is getting married. There are 5 kids under 4 in the wedding- which is outside on a rock cliff- so it should be interesting. Evangeline and her cousin 5 mos older are flower girls, and they are wearing glorified, halter-style tutus. It's hilarious. Axel is a ring bearer. It's going to be fun and stressful.

Hopefully tonight is good! (for everyone!)

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I posted this in Family Bed & Nighttime Parenting a few days ago:

Bedtime is great but then she's UP for hours!
Just look at what time I am posting this! [It was 3:12 a.m.]

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Oh mama- hugs! that must be so hard on you! how long has she been at this?
I don't really have much to offer- except I would be a wreck if I was you. Can you put her down any later? Evangeline doesn't really go down until 9 or 10. It might get a couple more hours in??? I hope you get some rest soon!

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Oh mama- hugs! that must be so hard on you! how long has she been at this?
I don't really have much to offer- except I would be a wreck if I was you. Can you put her down any later? Evangeline doesn't really go down until 9 or 10. It might get a couple more hours in??? I hope you get some rest soon!
Thanks, Queen. I am a bit of a wreck, actually. I am exhausted, but when I go to bed I can't sleep because 1) I feel pressure to get to sleep immediately so I can get some sleep in before she wakes up (which, of course, has the opposite effect), and 2) I am anticipating her waking up. The only thing that keeps me going is that my thyroid med dosage is too high right now, so it keeps me functioning. Otherwise, I would be a bigger mess than I am. Unfortunately what time she goes to bed doesn't seem to matter.

She has been at this for going on 2 weeks now. Thank goodness I don't work outside the home and thank goodness DS is old enough to take care of himself so I can sleep in (when DD allows me to).

I just looked at the time and realized that I should get to bed. She will be up before too long. Nitey-nite.
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Hi everyone!! its August! Caroline just turned 15 months old! she has all her teeth, some aren't all the way threw but they are all there! she is still saying same old words not much new. she has her check up next week, i can't wait to see how tall she is! i think she is 21 lbs. she gets IN TO EVERYTHING! i knew they did her being my 4th but DANG , how quickly we forget what havoc a itty bitty tiny weenie toddler can cause! she Can open the front screen door and go out! she does this and say BYEEE as she goes!! i can't leave the door open anymore!! she can open my dresser drawers and loves to put on my underwear or tank tops!


ok now for pics from our trip to disney! we had a ton of fun!
train station
banana on the train
sleeping on the train
in a line
hot and tired in the ergo
wanting to get down and walk away
we actually used the play pen! lol it was a life saver in the villa!
the whole family
rainforest cafe
Caroline loved the its a small world ride!
sleeping

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Ronan's still working on those molars and canines. I think I feel one point in the upper right. Oy.

But the awesome news is this: I've managed to sneak away during the last two naps! Ronan has only slept decently while accompanied--since birth. Last night, I didn't really want him to nap at 5:30pm (he drifted off before dinner), so I got up to do some party prep. He slept until 7!! And he woke up happy, not angry and betrayed--which is how he's always reacted after awakening and finding himself alone.

Today, I crept off after he'd napped for an hour (I had more party stuff to do). He slept for another hour! :

I usually use his naptimes to surf online, but it's good to know I can go do laundry or work in the kitchen. It's not been a hardship, but it's nice to have more options, y'know?

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man, i sounded a bit harsh about zenon teething earlier... it was such a frustrating day since he's normally very independent

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We're finally teething again here, too! These babies all log on in the middle of the night to coordinate milestones and teething I guess!

Sophie napped for over three hours this afternoon. That's what I get for her actually being asleep by 9pm last night, I guess! She's been really picky in her high chair today and yesterday, but now she's gleefully eating frozen corn off the computer table!
i love long naps every now and then--zenon took a long one today.

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I think Romi is teething too, so add me to the club!! But ever since I gave up on reducing night feedings, I've had a better time. She'll nurse 2-3 times a night still, but it's better than letting her shriek in Nico's arms for 30 minutes..

We rode our bikes to this cool park earlier this evening and she was adorable!! She was on my bike and saying "papa" over and over and when Nico would ride up besides me, she'd point at him and shriek "papaaaaa!!!" and would giggle. It was so adorable.
cute! i love when they say papa...zenon only says daaaaa even though adam is papa. she sounds so sweet.

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Bedtime is great but then she's UP for hours!
Just look at what time I am posting this! [It was 3:12 a.m.]
big big oh mama--that sounds rough!

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No teething here! (crossed fingers) I'll happily avoid that club for awhile.

Tomorrow my brother is getting married. There are 5 kids under 4 in the wedding- which is outside on a rock cliff- so it should be interesting. Evangeline and her cousin 5 mos older are flower girls, and they are wearing glorified, halter-style tutus. It's hilarious. Axel is a ring bearer. It's going to be fun and stressful.

Hopefully tonight is good! (for everyone!)
that sounds like fun (minus the rock cliff!) i bet all the kids will look adorable!! picture pictures ! have fun!


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Hi everyone!! its August! Caroline just turned 15 months old! she has all her teeth, some aren't all the way threw but they are all there! she is still saying same old words not much new. she has her check up next week, i can't wait to see how tall she is! i think she is 21 lbs. she gets IN TO EVERYTHING! i knew they did her being my 4th but DANG , how quickly we forget what havoc a itty bitty tiny weenie toddler can cause! she Can open the front screen door and go out! she does this and say BYEEE as she goes!! i can't leave the door open anymore!! she can open my dresser drawers and loves to put on my underwear or tank tops!


ok now for pics from our trip to disney! we had a ton of fun!
train station
banana on the train
sleeping on the train
in a line
hot and tired in the ergo
wanting to get down and walk away
we actually used the play pen! lol it was a life saver in the villa!
the whole family
rainforest cafe
Caroline loved the its a small world ride!
sleeping
hehe--that's funny that she goes out and says byeee! zenon will grab something (like a lunchbox) and turn and wave and say bye. but he can't get the door open (though he'd like to).

great pictures! i love what a little person she looks like on the train seat eating a banana. and the bending to get down... and the family one is great!

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Ronan's still working on those molars and canines. I think I feel one point in the upper right. Oy.

But the awesome news is this: I've managed to sneak away during the last two naps! Ronan has only slept decently while accompanied--since birth. Last night, I didn't really want him to nap at 5:30pm (he drifted off before dinner), so I got up to do some party prep. He slept until 7!! And he woke up happy, not angry and betrayed--which is how he's always reacted after awakening and finding himself alone.

Today, I crept off after he'd napped for an hour (I had more party stuff to do). He slept for another hour! :

I usually use his naptimes to surf online, but it's good to know I can go do laundry or work in the kitchen. It's not been a hardship, but it's nice to have more options, y'know?
wow, that's wonderful! a huge break for you (haha--to do work, right??) but that's hard if you've always had to lay with him!

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Thanks, Queen. I am a bit of a wreck, actually. I am exhausted, but when I go to bed I can't sleep because 1) I feel pressure to get to sleep immediately so I can get some sleep in before she wakes up (which, of course, has the opposite effect), and 2) I am anticipating her waking up. The only thing that keeps me going is that my thyroid med dosage is too high right now, so it keeps me functioning. Otherwise, I would be a bigger mess than I am. Unfortunately what time she goes to bed doesn't seem to matter.

She has been at this for going on 2 weeks now. Thank goodness I don't work outside the home and thank goodness DS is old enough to take care of himself so I can sleep in (when DD allows me to).

I just looked at the time and realized that I should get to bed. She will be up before too long. Nitey-nite.
This is really hard... my dd1 did this a few times a week until she was more physically active and then she started to sleep more soundly. Chloe also does this 1 or 2 times a week, but she's really active so I don't know what to do do about her, other than just hope that it ends soon. When she gets up it's usually from about 3 to 5 in the morning. Thank goodness we homeschool, cause I don't know how I'd handle the night shift with the baby and then get up and get my other kids to school.

Hang in there! This will end eventually!

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Hi everyone!! its August! Caroline just turned 15 months old! she has all her teeth, some aren't all the way threw but they are all there!
Wow! Chloe has been stuck at just 6 teeth for months now. She seems to be teething a lot of the time but it isn't amounting to much. She'll probably get a whole fleet of teeth at once.


So has anyone tried camping with their LOs? We usually go every summer (late when it is less buggy), but my dh can't because of work, and I'm frankly terrified of trying to get a tent, fire and cooking going with an octopus toddler and no husband around... I think we'll wait until next year. Any brave mamas who've tried camping with toddlers?
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I camped with DD1 when she toddled. It wasn't easy, but it worked. Pick a really slooow campground, so you don't have to worry so much about cars. Maybe try to bring/borrow a playyard? We have one of those huge Playyards. We put it around the tv/ect when she learned how to push all of the buttons.. I think bring it camping would be a lifesaver. Could your older two be on baby duty? I know Ari (5.5) is very good at watching Abby and yelling for me if I need to get her.

The other thing I would do would be to fully prepare meals for cooking. My Mom always makes a stew, and it is feasible to have everything put together and ready to cook it. If you have camping mama friends IRL, you can go together and share the cooking and baby watching.
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We went camping with Ronan a month ago It was awesome! I'm not sure I'd do it without another set of hands, though!

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so sad, mamas. i just heard today that a friend (k) from hs (haven't really talked to much since then) lost her little dd yesterday... she drowned. i guess k just recently had a baby, a little ds who isn't very old. her dd was not quite 2. so very sad. i've been on the verge of tears all night at work.

say a little prayer for them.

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so sad, mamas. i just heard today that a friend (k) from hs (haven't really talked to much since then) lost her little dd yesterday... she drowned. i guess k just recently had a baby, a little ds who isn't very old. her dd was not quite 2. so very sad. i've been on the verge of tears all night at work.

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That is terrible.
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Oh wow. How terrible. She and her family will be in our thoughts. I can't begin to imagine how horrible that must be...
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so sad, mamas. i just heard today that a friend (k) from hs (haven't really talked to much since then) lost her little dd yesterday... she drowned. i guess k just recently had a baby, a little ds who isn't very old. her dd was not quite 2. so very sad. i've been on the verge of tears all night at work.

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Oh, that must be so devastating... poor little baby.
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So that's what we have been up to. : Actually, P went to sleep two nights ago without nursing and without me. DH just rocked her until she went to sleep and put her down.
Ds used to do this, maybe she's going through a growth spurt. Hope it gets better soon, it is exhausting.

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No teething here! (crossed fingers) I'll happily avoid that club for awhile.

Tomorrow my brother is getting married. There are 5 kids under 4 in the wedding- which is outside on a rock cliff- so it should be interesting. Evangeline and her cousin 5 mos older are flower girls, and they are wearing glorified, halter-style tutus. It's hilarious. Axel is a ring bearer. It's going to be fun and stressful.

Hopefully tonight is good! (for everyone!)
Hope it all went well!

Looks like a great trip. How did everyone do on the train?

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so sad, mamas. i just heard today that a friend (k) from hs (haven't really talked to much since then) lost her little dd yesterday... she drowned. i guess k just recently had a baby, a little ds who isn't very old. her dd was not quite 2. so very sad. i've been on the verge of tears all night at work.

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So sad. How awful for her.
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Anyone else just pooped out by 3 or 4 in the afternoon? I just had to take a little snooze on the couch with eyes closed and ears open. Maybe that's why the Brits have tea time at 4, a little pick me up. Maybe I'll make an iced coffee, yum. Max and Scarlet are having a sweet moment playing together.

I finally uploaded some pics last night, although I realized I didn't take any photos last month, I need to get the camera out again! Here the are.
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so sad, mamas. i just heard today that a friend (k) from hs (haven't really talked to much since then) lost her little dd yesterday... she drowned. i guess k just recently had a baby, a little ds who isn't very old. her dd was not quite 2. so very sad. i've been on the verge of tears all night at work.

say a little prayer for them.
How horrible, having a baby drown is one of my worst nightmares.



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Anyone else just pooped out by 3 or 4 in the afternoon? I just had to take a little snooze on the couch with eyes closed and ears open. Maybe that's why the Brits have tea time at 4, a little pick me up. Maybe I'll make an iced coffee, yum. Max and Scarlet are having a sweet moment playing together.

I finally uploaded some pics last night, although I realized I didn't take any photos last month, I need to get the camera out again! Here the are.
I am exhausted by then, but normally don't get to nap till DH gets home around 5, though if Desmond is still down at 2pm, sometimes I nap for an hour with him instead. Though to be fair, I know why I'm tired, first trimester growing a new person and all.

Cute pictures. I just updated my blog earlier this week and have some new Desmond pictures up as well.

In other news, Desmond has decided he won't nurse down for bed, so I now nurse him for 15 minutes or so at night and then DH lays with him for another 15 till he is out. This is going to make Atlanta fun, since DH is not coming with us, I figure if worse comes to worse I will make my Mom lie down with him.

Not much else going on here, DH and my 7th anniversary is Tuesday, my in-laws are going to babysit and we're either going out to dinner or a movie, we haven't decided yet, should be nice though, since Desmond has started to become a terror if he has to sit for more then 30 or 40 minutes at a time.

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Sophie had 2 pony rides last week. She is so cute when you ask her what the horsie says: neeeeeeeee!!!!

And she is starting to really love books. She can say book and brings them up. One night she woke up and dh couldn't get her back to sleep. So I grabbed her favorite "Good Night Moon" and read it to her. It was dark (thank goodness for memorization!) so I'm not sure she could even see the pictures, but it did get her mind settled to go back to sleep.

We are suppose to be trying to get her off the bottle. Every night I wimp out. Last night I was going to do it, but my ragweed allergies kicked in and I went to bed leaving it up to DH. Tonight is the night!

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Anyone else just pooped out by 3 or 4 in the afternoon? I just had to take a little snooze on the couch with eyes closed and ears open. Maybe that's why the Brits have tea time at 4, a little pick me up. Maybe I'll make an iced coffee, yum. Max and Scarlet are having a sweet moment playing together.

I finally uploaded some pics last night, although I realized I didn't take any photos last month, I need to get the camera out again! Here the are.
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cute pictures! nice car and i love the one of max standing out of the window...kaylo always does that.

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Cute pictures. I just updated my blog earlier this week and have some new Desmond pictures up as well.

In other news, Desmond has decided he won't nurse down for bed, so I now nurse him for 15 minutes or so at night and then DH lays with him for another 15 till he is out. This is going to make Atlanta fun, since DH is not coming with us, I figure if worse comes to worse I will make my Mom lie down with him.

Not much else going on here, DH and my 7th anniversary is Tuesday, my in-laws are going to babysit and we're either going out to dinner or a movie, we haven't decided yet, should be nice though, since Desmond has started to become a terror if he has to sit for more then 30 or 40 minutes at a time.
hey, that's not a bad thing--not nursing to sleep.

happy anniversary! sounds like a nice night out! have fun.

oh and i just checked out your blog a couple of days ago...i love the chocolate face pictures.

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Sophie had 2 pony rides last week. She is so cute when you ask her what the horsie says: neeeeeeeee!!!!

And she is starting to really love books. She can say book and brings them up. One night she woke up and dh couldn't get her back to sleep. So I grabbed her favorite "Good Night Moon" and read it to her. It was dark (thank goodness for memorization!) so I'm not sure she could even see the pictures, but it did get her mind settled to go back to sleep.

We are suppose to be trying to get her off the bottle. Every night I wimp out. Last night I was going to do it, but my ragweed allergies kicked in and I went to bed leaving it up to DH. Tonight is the night!
that's neat that she loves books so much. zenon can't sit still through one yet.

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This is really hard... my dd1 did this a few times a week until she was more physically active and then she started to sleep more soundly. Chloe also does this 1 or 2 times a week, but she's really active so I don't know what to do do about her, other than just hope that it ends soon. When she gets up it's usually from about 3 to 5 in the morning. Thank goodness we homeschool, cause I don't know how I'd handle the night shift with the baby and then get up and get my other kids to school.

Hang in there! This will end eventually!



Wow! Chloe has been stuck at just 6 teeth for months now. She seems to be teething a lot of the time but it isn't amounting to much. She'll probably get a whole fleet of teeth at once.


So has anyone tried camping with their LOs? We usually go every summer (late when it is less buggy), but my dh can't because of work, and I'm frankly terrified of trying to get a tent, fire and cooking going with an octopus toddler and no husband around... I think we'll wait until next year. Any brave mamas who've tried camping with toddlers?
We've been camping a few times, and it's great, but I don't think I would do it alone. Someone mentioned bringing prepared meals, that would definitely make things easier!

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so sad, mamas. i just heard today that a friend (k) from hs (haven't really talked to much since then) lost her little dd yesterday... she drowned. i guess k just recently had a baby, a little ds who isn't very old. her dd was not quite 2. so very sad. i've been on the verge of tears all night at work.

say a little prayer for them.
That is so awful That poor family, they are in my thoughts...

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Anyone else just pooped out by 3 or 4 in the afternoon? I just had to take a little snooze on the couch with eyes closed and ears open. Maybe that's why the Brits have tea time at 4, a little pick me up. Maybe I'll make an iced coffee, yum. Max and Scarlet are having a sweet moment playing together.

I finally uploaded some pics last night, although I realized I didn't take any photos last month, I need to get the camera out again! Here the are.
I have been so exhausted by 3pm, I've thought about taking a pg test!! But that is not likely the case (I think you need to dtd to get knocked up) so I think it's just because our nights still suck.: And now that Arlo is getting all four molars and I can see his eye teeth are starting to come too, it's been awful. He wakes so often and needs to be latched on constantly.

Off to check out everyone's pics now and to sub! I keep forgetting it's August already.

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Cute pictures Tabrizia, Maximom and Ultimate!! I love seeing pictures of our toddlers, it's so nice to be able to witness their evolution.

Romi likes books too. She likes to control it though, and often has it upside down and refuses to flip it around!

Tired: add me to the 3pm tired club... And I'm definitely not pregnant.
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Romi likes books too. She likes to control it though, and often has it upside down and refuses to flip it around!
Ronan is like this, too, but we've never read one of his books the same way twice. We make up the words. May not be the greatest for letter identification, but we're too easily bored by the actual text.

I know it won't work when he's older, so we're enjoying our creativity now.

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I have to show you guys this pic
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