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Max at 2 Months

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It’s hard to believe Max is 2 months old today. One of the first things we learned after Max was born is that infants are unpredictable. Aaron and I have always kept a pretty consistent daily routine, but now that we’re caring for a newborn, consistency is a thing of...

Two Month Must Haves

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Last month, I wrote about my first week must-haves for having a new infant. Since that post, I have modified that list as our routine with Max gets more established. Here are the items that help keep Max calm and keep our sanity in check.

Gallery Wall with Empty Picture Frames

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I’ve been feeling pretty tired since we brought Max home from the hospital, but as we figure out his moods and cries I’ve found a new surge of energy these last few days to tackle some home projects. We’ve had all of the necessities in our home for a while,...

Max at 1 Month

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After a month of barely leaving the house, Aaron and I are finally starting to adapt to our routine with Max. Some of the best advice we received about the first few weeks with our newborn was to cherish as much as of it as possible and remember that the...

First Week Must-Haves

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I know some women love being pregnant, but I wasn’t one of them. My entire pregnancy was basically a countdown until I wasn’t pregnant and I’d feel more like myself. But now with Max in our lives for just over a week, I can’t imagine life without him.

DIY Pac-Man Nursery Mural

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Aaron and I had so much fun painting the Calvin and Hobbes mural in the nursery that we couldn’t resist painting one more. This time we chose a much simpler Pac-Man image.

DIY Storage Shelves in the Attic

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After all the hustle and bustle of the holiday, Aaron and I finally had some time this past weekend for a DIY project that has been on our todo list for a while: storage shelves in the attic.

Pregnancy - 39 Week Update

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Until recently, I was so focused on all of the changes to my body associated with pregnancy that I’ve barely thought about the labor/birth and the subsequent parenting responsibilities. For the most part, the most intimidating part of having a baby has been the actual pregnancy, although I have been...

Easy make-ahead crock pot freezer meals

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We don’t usually do a lot of meal preparation, but with our first kid on the way we specifically looked for easy to freeze meals to get us through the first few weeks after birth.