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Entries from September 2008

Ladies who lunch

September 28th, 2008 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

The girls got their first bit of culture this week with a trip to the Seattle Art Museum with Grandma on Wednesday.  This was their first major outing beyond doctor’s appts and walks since they have passed the important eight week mark, before which we were told they would be hospitalized if they got sick.  We’ve been […]

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2 months old!

September 22nd, 2008 by Eleanor · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

The girls are exactly 2 months old today.  To celebrate their birthday, they had their 2 month check-up complete with their first jabs.  They handled them pretty well, although we’ll have to see what the next few days has in store in terms of fussiness and fevers.  The Children’s Tylenol is ready for deployment.  Here […]

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Night noises

September 18th, 2008 by Eleanor · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

  The girls sleep in our room at night.  Here is a sampling of sounds that can be heard: Horse whinney: Hadley’s sleeping noises sound a bit equine. Grunting and groaning: Lydia trying to break free of her swaddle. Ocean waves: Originally intended as white noise for the girls, but now it’s probably more soothing […]

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Kicked out of the nest

September 14th, 2008 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I had my 6 week post-partum check up last week.  My doc gave me a clean bill of health, a hug, and said see you next year.  I found my self a little stunned at the abruptness of the change in our relationship.   Dr. D has been a big part of my life for the last […]

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Adjusting (or not)

September 13th, 2008 by Allan · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Any parent or expecting parent will say, to themselves and others, that there are adjustments that have to be made when the child (or children in our case) arrives.  I’d say that I was prepared (or at least resigned to) some of these, but some have been a total surprise. Expected: waking up in the […]

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