our baby girls are here!

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twin girl names

so very overjoyed to share the news that these two beautiful baby girls joined our family last monday night, may 28th 2018. please meet beatrice davis and madalena davis! we are on cloud nine. which apparently is a place where, even with the littlest amount of sleep i’ve ever gotten by on, it’s impossible to wipe the smile off my face as i literally can’t stop staring at them all day long....

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my dad and me.

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this is my dad. and this is us, holding up a plate of chicken liver on toast… a dish he grew to truly dislike as a little boy because his mom made it often and a dish that i tried for the first time after taking this photo. spoiler alert, i was nervous to try it after he shared stories of hiding his bites in his napkin or under his plate when his mom wasn’t looking, but i actually didn’t mind it at all!...

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happy birthday to our new six year old, samson rex!

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today marks samson’s 6th birthday! which means it also marks the anniversary of one of the happiest days of my life. josh and i talk often about how much we lucked out with our samson. he came to us so easily, an incredible surprise we found out about when eleanor was only 7 months old. after a pregnancy full of craving raw vegetables (still shocked and confused by this!) and a mere 8 minutes of calm and easy pushing at the hospital the following May (something else i still can’t get over, normally my birth experiences are messy ordeals i don’t necessarily care to revisit), this little guy stole our hearts in ways i didn’t know mine was even available for stealing....

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a birthday party for our mister samson!

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over the weekend, we hosted a little birthday party for samson who will turn 6 years old at the end of the month. while his official birthday is not until may 30th, we decided to do the party a few weeks early because i have this fear of the babies showing up on his birthday and cramping it in a way a mother would feel guilty about....

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