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The Eighth Month of Annabelle

The Eighth Month of Annabelle

Hello Annabelle.  This is your eighth month alive on the planet.  In just 30 days, you’ve learned how to clap when music comes on, crawl on all fours (as opposed to army crawling), and you are talking up a  baby storm.  It’s the best sound in the world.  We have great conversations together and because I love you so much and am excited to hear what you have to say that I’m willing to ignore the “who is that crazy […]

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My True Love Annabelle

My True Love Annabelle

It was getting late and you couldn’t sleep because your teeth are starting to break through so I cuddled you on my chest in the hopes that the warmth and comfort would put you to sleep.  You were well on your way, when all of a sudden you popped your head up and looked me straight in the eye with those big hazelish brown eyes of yours.  There was no smiling, you were very serious my dear.  There was something important you […]

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Almost Annabelle

Almost Annabelle

Dear Annabelle, The word “almost” was said in this household approximately 12,842 times along with, “C’mon baby, you can do it!”  You are on the cusp of being able to do things like a proper crawl and your feet touching the ground from your jumper.  Luckily, we still have time in the “feeding self” category.      I am not ready for this yet.  Psychologically, it feels like you are already growing up and I know how absurd that statement is.  I myself have […]

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The Babe’s First Real Food

The Babe's First Real Food

More Sweet Potatoes Momma Annabelle is growing up so fast already!  Last week, my parents were in town for Christmas and I let my Mom be the first one to feed baby her first solid food.  The process we used to determine what and how to feed her “first food” was based on her pediatrician and a website Wholesome Homemade Baby Food.   In order to make this “doable” for me, it had to be simple and easy.  So, I make real food when […]

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