lessons in mothering.

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we’re at this really interesting chapter of life right now where eleanor and samson, while they are the very best of friends often throughout each day, really know how to bug each other.  they’ve learned which buttons to push that really bring out an animated reaction from the other. (conrad still just stands by observing, often laughing at all the wrong moments too, which i think sometimes encourages it....

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cuzco, peru!

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hi! i wanted to share some photos from our time in cuzco, peru! the entire city was so charming and colorful, and everyone was so friendly, it was hard to leave. we had initially planned on heading straight to machu picchu from lima, to help get adjusted to the elevation before spending a few days in cuzco (which has an elevation of over 11,000 feet!)  but once we flew into cuzco, we found out that there was a strike happening in the area, so no trains or taxis were available for a few days because the roads were blocked with rocks....

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photos from machu picchu, peru!

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hello! i have loads and loads of photos to share from our day at machu picchu! i made a little divide so this post would load faster for you all since there are so many photos. click the yellow button to open the rest!

machu picchu truly took my breath away. literally, because that hike up is steep and the altitude made me feel more out of shape than ever, but also because it’s beyond words....

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a few photos from the weekend…

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at one point in the middle of saturday afternoon while trying to get laundry done and some apartment things taken care of while packing for peru and also trying to entertain the kids, we were all starting to go a little bit crazy.  josh had just gotten off the phone after being on hold for 45 minutes and we were like, LET’S GET DRESSED, TAKE A BREAK AND GET OUT OF THIS APARTMENT....

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hello from lima, peru!

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hello from lima!  my wifi has been a little spotty but as i shared on my instagram last night, we are currently in peru!

it’s been an incredible experience for our family so far and we are so glad we are here.  josh and i decided last minute to book this trip. like, we bought our plane tickets on friday morning and left early sunday!...

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