It’s been a crazy month with a steep learning curve, at least twice as many hours in the kitchen and way more time planning meals, finding recipes, creating shopping lists and shopping, but we survived!! I know for sure that some of our habits have changed. I can drive by a dutch bros without my

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We survived week 1 and are powering through week 2. Adam and I celebrated the end of week 1 by getting mcdonalds french fries after the kids went to bed. They were not a fresh batch and a huge let down, which was good actually, since now neither of us are craving them again. This

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I know it takes me at least 30 days to change a habit. When I decided to really commit to reading the bible every single day, it took over a month for me to remember to do it each morning, and even months later there would be a day that it would slip my mind.

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We survived day 1!! We had been sending Sam to preschool with a lunchbox full of packaged breakfast foods and having Hannah eat breakfast at school, partly for convenience, and partly because she stopped crying every morning at drop-off when she was distracted by breakfast. So the biggest change daily will be waking up in

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I’m about 4 weeks into the preparations for our elimination diet. The main goal is to see if Sam’s eczema, asthma, or behaviors improves any by removing 3 common food sensitivities. Dairy, gluten and food dye. The girls also have ezcema and asthma, so including them just seemed smart. I’m a joiner. Adam would be

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In September we celebrated our 4 year anniversary in the house. Right after we bought it in 2009, Adam (and help!) resurfaced the entire interior of the house. Scraped, retextured and painted ceilings, painted walls, installed laminate flooring and carpet; he’s becoming a very handy man! Then piece by piece every single other appliance in

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When Hannah was little and I was working as her full time paparazzi I started to notice that my pictures of her every adorable milestone were capturing a lot of my junk in the background. That bothered me. I was worried people would notice that maybe my house wasn’t tidy, that I had too much

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I am going to attempt to start blogging on fridays. So here goes. =) Hannah is pretty much a regular person now, which is crazy. She puts on her own pants, eats what we eat, and for the most part takes care of her own business. The periodic meltdowns remind me she is just 3,

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Sam had his second PT appointment and it went great. He is holding his head more at mid line, instead of rotating and tilting as much. The little red lines on his neck from lack of circulation due to lack of movement are decreasing. His fontanelle (soft spot) is still nice and big which means

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Sam celebrated being 4 months old yesterday. My friend Katie found an awesome idea on Pinterest to take a picture of your baby in the same outfit each month for the first year, to show the growth. The outfit was pretty hard to button this month (it’s 3 month size), so it’ll get entertaining as

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