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And the thread.is.OPEN!

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I started the month by finally getting my "office" set up, and now I have access to all the goodies I've been missing on my laptop. Like, blue screens.

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Hooray! My favorite month :
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Me too!

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Woo!

It's fun to be in the begining of the thread. With you
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Awe. And here I was hoping you'd come along.

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Subbin'. And then goin' to bed.

First day of school tomorrow. Car is full of boxes. We had Burgerville for the third night this week. Can't wait for the next two weeks to be over. Happy September!

G'night!
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Are you working the same schedule you were before summer?

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Subbin'. And then goin' to bed.

First day of school tomorrow. Car is full of boxes. We had Burgerville for the third night this week. Can't wait for the next two weeks to be over. Happy September!

G'night!
Wooooo, first day of school. Holy shit, just typing it gave me the shivers. Exciting stuff, Beth! I'm sure it will be a blast for Anton. Feel free to pop by after dropping him off for a non-hug.

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hullo lovely mamas!

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Awe. And here I was hoping you'd come along.

I'll try to be around more often. I have been feeling a bit unconnected with you mamas.
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oh Pauline, i'm sorry. i know i still : you. and wish you were around more

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oh Pauline, i'm sorry. i know i still : you. and wish you were around more
Oh but it's totally my own fault . . . I just need to keep up more and attend some playdates, ect . .

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Come play at my house Pauline!

I'm moved into my office. sort of. lol Lee saw it today, it's far from ready but ready it shall be by next monday!

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Come play at my house Pauline!

I'm moved into my office. sort of. lol Lee saw it today, it's far from ready but ready it shall be by next monday!
Hooray! I'm so happy for you and proud of you that you wanted to do this and you really made it happen.
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Yay! We celebrated the beginning of the month by finally being rid of our basement roommate! Cliff's been putting all his stuff (tools, computer junk...) down there in a very organized fashion, and cleaning up all evening. My house is suddenly more usable! We liked having the roommate for the little bit of extra money and he was very unobtrusive and often bought toilet paper when we were running out... but we really needed the space. I think Cliff is nesting.

We spent some time with the doula and really like her. Looking forward to the baby arriving (most likely) this month!

Sara, we should meet for morning coffee/tea sometime. Papacino's?

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Sara, we should meet for morning coffee/tea sometime. Papacino's?
Sure! But Gladstone coffee is closer to you and more awesome. Wednesday works best for me, morningwise.

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Oh yeah! Excitement! Ryan took our bed apart () to make room for our new bed that's going to be delivered tomorrow. So I set up the tent in the bedroom for Nico and I to sleep in tonight.

Yay, Korin! Seems like it was just 8 seconds ago that you announced the basement secret.

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YAY Korin, YAY Laura, YAY Sara!!!

so i might have found enough donors to supply all of Niamhs needs.
maybe.
a few can do 6 oz a day. one can do 3 oz a day.
we are going to be driving all over on pickup days.
*sigh*
i am happy to do it tho, truely i am, for Niamhs sweet lil tummy

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WooHoo.. It's September! The month before my favorite month!

I just got all kids to sleep. I hope Elizabeth is asleep. Tomorrow is her first day of school. Bre's is Friday.

Congrats on the new basements.,.

And congrats on getting enough donors Tiff.
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Happy September!
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My favorite month too think I'm gonna go ahead and sub this month. Might actually keep up

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Oct is my fave month, well, one of three, the other two are May and July.
but i <3 me some Autumn.

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Happy September Mamas! Subbin on my way to work:
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Happy September!


Mike had to be at work at 5am this morning in anticipation of a delivery truck arriving with windows. The truck did not arrive this morning. He got paid overtime to stand around for 2 hours

Also, I was wondering if Mike leaving for work was waking Jake up. Nope, he still woke up at exactly 6:30. Sigh.


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I'm moved into my office. sort of. lol Lee saw it today, it's far from ready but ready it shall be by next monday!
The basement is looking beautiful! The wall paint colors are awesome.
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Sure! But Gladstone coffee is closer to you and more awesome. Wednesday works best for me, morningwise.
I might be able to join you guys if it is morning time! Yeah!

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so i might have found enough donors to supply all of Niamhs needs.
maybe.
That's awesome, Tiff!

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Mike had to be at work at 5am this morning in anticipation of a delivery truck arriving with windows. The truck did not arrive this morning. He got paid overtime to stand around for 2 hours

Also, I was wondering if Mike leaving for work was waking Jake up. Nope, he still woke up at exactly 6:30. Sigh.
Ugh. Yeah, today is the first day of school, and DH got up at 6:15...and Chase sat up as he was closing the bedroom door. I tried for 20 mins to get him to go back to sleep, but no luck.

So, yesterday I cleaned my bathroom, and I left my (empty) trashcan out in the hallway most of the day. When I went to put a new bag in it last night, I found it full of wooden blocks! Chase is SO very active these days. It's like learning to walk totally threw a switch on his activity level, the amount of "talking" and revved up his personality! He's such a little boy these days. *sigh*

Oh, and Hedy, we found the middle of the R and P in the bottom of the box of blocks! I'm not sure why we never looked there but the last time we played with them was when your girls were over. And here I was sure Chase threw them away and they were long gone!

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Yes, next week would be great! I have to re-organize my entire house, but can easily take the other table down to put in this one. one question before you bring it over... is it sturdy enough to put a clip on seat to it? (for a 30 lb kid to sit in?) if not, i'll have to buy a new seating option for ruby.. so it may not be a good time for me to get another table.

Oh, I also want to get my exersaucer back from you if chase is done with it. I could come in handy in the new office for babes that need distraction while mama/daddy is on the table. :
I would LOVE a playdate with you this week! Can bring the table and exersaucer over whenever (which would totally encourage me to put together our new table ). I would think you could clip a seat to the long side, but I'm not sure it would be stable enough on the end, when it is unfolded.

And I totally need to touch base with you about Nicole's mealtrain, too.

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woooooo, Nico slept from 9 to 6! Not a single wake up. I think I might have to return that bed afterall, and sleep in a tent from now on. That, and forfeit the early bed times.

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I think they make tents that go on kids beds.
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Happy September all you Mamas!

I will be 37 in 2 weeks. Oh well, can't fight time. Maybe I'll stay 36

We are counting down the days for Indy's first day at preschool. He starts speech therapy on Thursday and then on Friday he goes for his first day. Next week he stats full time with speech therapy 2x a week and school 3x a week!

I'm on full mom-burn-out these days so I’m truly counting down the days till I get little breaks with just Gracie.

Off to get ready for our day.
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Hello ladies. ........ can I crash your coffee date some morning? Where is Gladstone Coffee?


I LOVE the fall. We go apple picking, to the pumpkin patch, and leaf hunting every year. That coupled with soups and pies and warm drinks I am in love. I wish I could find a perpetual autumn (what that must say about my character)


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Egads! I can not find my car keys ANYWHERE. The last time I saw them, Chase had them. I've looked in toyboxes, drawers, under furniture, in the laundry hampers and the diaper pail. Next up: kitchen trash and the backyard. I think I could use some good vibes on this one!!

Oh, and Aunt Flo is here. Loverly. Makes my day that much more interesting, you know?

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Karen... did you get my message about knitting tonight?
Of course you can! Gladstone Coffee is just west of 39th on Gladstone Ave. There is an undercover and completely fenced (though very dusty) outside area, which is great for the kids.

No message. Where did you send it? And what is the message?

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