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#781 of 810 Old 10-31-2007, 02:33 PM
 
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i started a blog because i never end up emailing pictures to family and i figured this would be easier. Here it is.

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#782 of 810 Old 10-31-2007, 02:46 PM
 
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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!!!


Happy Birthday to LilMomma

and HAppy Anniversary to me and DH! 4 years and today is as cold as our wedding day was, brrrrr...

Love the blog, KM. I've been thinking about one, too. Love the pic of Zenon with his tounge out!
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Ronan totally poses whenever I sit him on the couch.

I find this hilarious and am compelled to take pictures.
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i started a blog because i never end up emailing pictures to family and i figured this would be easier. Here it is.
I keep yelling OH MY GOODNESS in the kitchen and my husband thinks I'm nutso. What a sweet ladybug! Scout is so darling! Ronan and his hyper cool shirt! and Zenon's legs!!!! this ddc is cuteness overload
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Happy Birthday to LilMomma

Michelle: wife to J, mom to M (2001), E (2003), C (2005), S (2007) and O! (2009) And someone new in 2011!
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MaxiMom: Happy Anniversary!

What did your family and friends think about the date that you chose?

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speaking of birthdays and chosing to plan things on Halloween...

My sister's friend chose to be induced on Halloween..her last name: Munster!

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only a few more to go - someone else hurry up and post!

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good job so far!

Happy aniversery MaxiMom and your DH!!!
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Only 11 to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Happy Anniversary Maximom!
Happy Birthday LilMomma!
Happy Hallowe'en everyone else!


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nine!
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Thank you everyone for the well wishes. Abby is much better today, other than an occassional fever outbreak. I am really glad we caught this early & did not end up with a hospital admission. Someone asked how she got it, well we have had cold recently & my older kids go to school. Austin right now has a nasty cough & I wonder if he gave it to her. Who knows...I am just glad we caught it so soon.
Happy Birthday Maximom. Today my son is 10 years old! Happy Boo-day is what we say! It is also my FIL birthday.
I love looking at everyone pics. The lady bug is cute! Amber was a lady bug when she was 2, way before digital pics or I would post them!
Scout looks so grown up in her portraits! & so much hair!
Today we will T or T & have cake & ice cream. Many sweets!!! It will be a sugar high for sure!
Thanks again for the well wishes! We are better!

Cristina - "If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded." Maya Angelou
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love Ronan's pic!

I had an EGD in August and it was so tough not to drink! I was lucky because mine was 1st thing in the morning. I was home by noon and back breastfeeding S. I talked to the lactation nurse and she saw no reason to pump and dump. Hope you get some answers! I found it unnerving to wake up and have a gap in my memory. When I had it a year ago I was pg, so I had some fentanyl for pain, but I was wide awake.
You know, I was lucid during it and remembered it immediately after. Now? It's not clear at all. So weird! Versed is an odd drug.

I'm not pumping and dumping. Ronan often goes more than four hours without nursing (at night, of course) and I'm not uncomfortable. In another hour, he can nurse. He's playing with a bottle of breastmilk now. I just wanted to pump earlier today so that he could have milk if he wanted it. He only drank a couple ounces. I'll freeze the other ounce or two, that way he can teethe on it in a mesh feeder.

I feel bad right now. He wants booby, not bottle, and he needs to sleep. He's hugging my arm. Oh, good. He feel sleep.

I see the checkout sheet says no alcohol. I assume that means until the drugs wear off. Hrmph. It's my wedding anniversary and I have a bottle of Bonny Doon framboise! I must have some!

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jocelyndale: I think they say no alcohol because they are worried about adding the sedative effect of the alcohol along with the sedatives they already gave you today. Personally, I'd hold off til tomorrow.

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5 more - we can do it!

we're way ahead of May! (I wonder what the mods think of us. Probably nothing they haven't seen before.)

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Happy birthday lilmamma!!

Susan, Mom to 4- Elizabeth 12, Hailey 9, Sammy 7, Caroline 3
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waiting for pizza to come! and then go trick or treating!

Susan, Mom to 4- Elizabeth 12, Hailey 9, Sammy 7, Caroline 3
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i have skipped all of todays post i have been nuts! went to school with my 4 year old for his holloween parade and party, then went to dd2's party at school then got them out early and brought them home cause i was there ( like 10 minutes early lol but they loved it!) so i am nuts


ok i am trying to help us get to 800! i am sure we will be there when i get back!


oh anyone elses back hurting? i love my carriers and have carried all my kids in slings but my back is aching right now in all of them no one is doing it, maybe its just me!

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Wow -- I just found this thread! How lame am I? I kind of dropped off the face of MDC after DD arrived but I would like to become more active.

So hello everyone and congratulations on your babes! Now I need to do some reading and catch up!!
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MaxiMom: Happy Anniversary!

What did your family and friends think about the date that you chose?
Thanks! I'm not sure what they thought about the date (other than easy to remember), but they definitely thought the pagan ceremony we had was weird. It included a hammer, a sword and drinking ale out of a sheeps horn, boogedy!

We chose that date because it's also the anniversary of our first date.
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jocelyndale - Happy Anniversary to you and yours, too!
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Max has decided he DOES want to go trick or treating, after changing his mind 20 times. Wants to be a devil, hmmm. Glad everything Halloween is on sale today.
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oh anyone elses back hurting? i love my carriers and have carried all my kids in slings but my back is aching right now in all of them no one is doing it, maybe its just me!
Yes - I think it's because I'm always doing things around the house that involve bending over w/ Scout in the sling. I wish everything was up on a counter where I could reach it. I bend my back all funky to reach the laundry detergent tub when I'm doing the laundry. I squat down and lean into the dryer to scoop clothes out into a basket. Scout drops a toy and I have to grab it with my toes and reach down to grab it. I try to squat instead of bend as much as I can, but I still end up doing weird things to my back. Uugh.

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Thanks! I'm not sure what they thought about the date (other than easy to remember), but they definitely thought the pagan ceremony we had was weird. It included a hammer, a sword and drinking ale out of a sheeps horn, boogedy!

We chose that date because it's also the anniversary of our first date.

sounds like a fun ceremony!

800!!
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I know we already reached 800, so I don't know why I feel compelled to break up my post into 2 parts

I just ordered $100 worth of nice wooden German-made toys w/ non-toxic water-based laquers for Scout from Moolka.com. I want to phase out all of her cheap plastic junk toys as we have the money to buy her nice quality toys. I tried to find North American-made toys first, but there just weren't very many options as far as infant toys go.
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Happy Anniversary Maximom and JocelynDale!
Happy Birthday LilMomma!
Happy Hallowe'en everyone else!


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(i'm stealing your fancy post, hanno)

and maximom--i think we need to see pictures of your wedding! sounds neat.

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(i'm stealing your fancy post, hanno)

and maximom--i think we need to see pictures of your wedding! sounds neat.
nice addition :P
2 hours for this thread!
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800...and we were proud last month to break 400

We took J trick or treating and he got various candy that he will get through BM though he did lick on a lolly pop a few times and animal crackers...he slept most of the evening though! Then my family sang happy brithday to me over pumpkin pie (my favorite)! Oh, and DH did eventually figure out it is my birthday after saying "isn't your bday tomorrow?" The nice thing was I got a nice long nap while he watched J...maybe I already posted that - I forget!!!
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Happy Halloween!!!
Savannah had squash today, since its orange, of course
Hope everyone had a safe day today!

Wife to J. Mama to girly S (4/07), little boy blue E (1/10) and tiny peanut girl due (7/12)

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