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Rain

It is a beautiful gray and rainy day here in Colorado. It almost never rains here and I do miss the rain. Elliot likes rain too. I had a hard time getting him to day care today because he wanted to keep standing in the rain. The whole time he was telling me about how

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Elliot is 2

Happy second birthday, Elliot! Elliot turns two today. He has changed so much in the last year. He has grown from a baby into a little boy. Compare these pictures an you will see what I mean. Elliot and I a couple of days before his second birthday. Elliot at the beginning of this year

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The Wait Is Over

Audrey was born at 12:31 today. She weighs 6 lb 9 oz and is 19 inches long. Both Audrey and Catherine are doing great. Audrey has bright red hair just like her mother, but there is a definite resemblance between Audrey and Elliot.

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Katrina

It is very weird watching a category 5 hurricane head toward your family from thousands of miles way. I grew up near Mobile, Alabama and my parents still live there. Luckily, (for my parents anyway) it looks like hurricane Katrina is going to make land fall quite a bit west of them but they will

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Two Weeks

Only two weeks until my daughter will be born. We still do not have a name, but everything else is just about ready. We saw our traditional two-weeks-before-the-baby-is-born concert last night. We have sorted out all of the gender neutral baby clothes we had for Elliot and are in the process of washing them (and

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Grammar

Elliot has started to grasp grammar. This week-end he started constructing his own sentences. Previously he had only been repeating phrases that he had heard us say. Now he seems to grasp that a phrase is a series of composable words, rather than just one long word. Which is good because he does have a

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Five Weeks

Only five more weeks until my daughter will be born! That is not very long. It is a planned c-section so we know that she will be born on August 31. The schedule is quite nice with a toddler. He goes to daycare as usual and when I pick him up he will have a

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And Now You’re Older Still

My son slept in his bed (as opposed to his crib) for the first time last night. We got the bed last week-end and he took a nap in it on Sunday, but he slept in his crib on Sunday night. Last night he really wanted to sleep in the bed so we let him.

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