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Do you have holiday traditions? We have been making Christmas tree decorating videos since we first started dating. Now that we've got our little babe, we're so looking forward to doing one with the three of us! Despite the fact that she won't remember her first Thanksgiving or Christmas, I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Well Nice
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Not everything people tell you about raising a baby will apply to you. Honestly most of it may be completely opposite of what you're experiencing or what someone else said. One thing everyone told us, I mean everyone, is that at 6 months, things get really really good. The baby... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Well Nice
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"Start each day with a grateful heart." Life can get oh so, you know, just oh so much. Lately I've been learning to focus on the little things (the important ones) and when you take a moment and really think about how many parts of it are really special, you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Well Nice
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This past Sunday we took Leona's 6 month pictures and our little fall family ones, but I figure I need to give some good credit to us, the parents who threw their baby a 3 month birthday party after having to unexpectedly uproot and move cities when she was not... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Well Nice
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Leona, Your first month was just perfect. All of the scary stories people told us about how difficult the first weeks at home with a newborn, well, those weren't true of you at all. We slept more, smiled more, and loved more than we ever had. Especially me since I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Well Nice
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On the way to the zoo I filled up with giddy excitement. You can ask Will, I could not contain myself! This. This was a moment. One of the moments you imagine while rubbing your big ol' pregnant belly. It was our 1st family outing to the zoo. It did... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Well Nice
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It's important to smile. To really, really, smile. I honestly don't believe in that fake it till you make it bull. I tried it, didn't work. But you know what does work, smiling about real things. Instead of faking it, think of something that makes you happy and you know,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2013 at Well Nice
Truth. Sometimes (most of the time) I have hard time doing it all when it comes to keeping up the household and prim and properness. Don't get me wrong, I am a super hard worker, always have been. At times I have had as many as three jobs at once... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at Well Nice
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One thing our lives are not lacking is movement. Though I must say I should probably be moving my body a little more for my healths sake. Hopefully soon we will be able to stop moving cities all of ther time, but luckily, that does involve some excercise. Truly though,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at Well Nice
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Leona, Oh darling, if you could only feel how these photos make my heart swell with pride and ache at the same time for I know you will never be this tiny again. You were 2 and half weeks old here and the sweetest little piece of love, such a... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at Well Nice
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Sorry for the radio silence. Somehow after turning 26 my body decided to start going into early labor and life got a little hectic. 2 weeks later... our little lady decided to join us. Here is a little glimpse from our instagram feed of what our life has been like... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2013 at Well Nice
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Leona Florence Swain Born April 15th at 3:50 am 20.5 inches & 7lbs 8oz of pure joy You have captured our hearts little lady. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2013 at Well Nice
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For me :) <via Etsy> Fingers crossed it may be one for this little gal in my belly too. How do you feel about birthdays? I know some people struggle with them, but I am proud to say I'm not one of them. Each year I am grateful to have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at Well Nice
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Welcome to The Brim! I've got lots of info about me and this blog on the fancy about page here, but here are a few fun little bits of info to kick this off. That's us. Soon there will be one more too :) Nice to meet you! Follow my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2013 at Well Nice
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