monday night, family night – pizza and playground edition.

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doing my best to haul out the big camera on the regular nights, between big birthdays or holidays or other significant events that always warrant a fancier way of documentation. i used to bring it out all the darn time, but then i don’t know what happened, somewhere between my arms getting a little bit full of babies and the camera phones improving so drastically, it sometimes sits on the shelf more than i’d like.  ...

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these are the days.

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these are the days. where we’re staying alive thanks to caffeine (well, me. josh finds green salads energizing for some odd reason) and just really proud of the fact that we’ve kept the kids alive, too.

these are the days where we tag teamed changing a dirty diaper on sunday and between two adult parents who have done this a few thousand times before, it still somehow found a way to climb up her tummy (backwards blowout?!) and touch like everything within arms reach and then everything in the other room, too....

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phone photos from a saturday in May…

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a few photos from saturday morning, after gardening on the upper west side, seeking out our favorite pancakes in tribeca, a lengthy stretch of time parked at the playgroud swings and sandbox at the nearby pier after, and then after walking exactly 1 mile sideways and up – in search of 88 flavors of ice cream (where most of us still ordered the simple vanilla and most basic strawberry and chocolate flavors because you know, we can be risk takers on occasion – but we like to stick to what we know best most of the time.)

more to say (i miss you, blog), so will be back soon!...

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twin essentials! what you need for two babies!

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at the end of next month, we celebrate the 1 year mark with our beautiful baby girls, madalena and beatrice! the last 10 and a half months, while more exhausting than any others i’ve experienced, have been absolutely undoubtedly the best months of my life. i remember this time last year, feeling so pregnant and so anxious to meet them....

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april, proving to be the best month ever.

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as i started to say it, i caught myself mid-sentence and started apologizing to my girlfriend who was pushing her stroller beside mine while we made our way through central park with our families yesterday. while saying it, i realized it was somewhere between the 16th and 47th time i was muttering the phrase, “i cannot get over this weather!” and we’d only been out a few hours....

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