worth celebrating.

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if there’s one thing i stand in complete awe of, it’s this powerful human body each of us has been gifted. and seeing and feeling mine go through such an extreme transformation during the past 8 months, carrying life times two, has been an incredibly humbling experience for me. it’s brought me to tears on multiple occasions, out of pure discomfort and pain, but also tears of complete joy and excitement and gratitude....

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baby bump #3 / 34 weeks

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the countdown is on! working on the name list! the baby stuff has been pulled out from the backs of our closets and we’re touring the hospital this week where baby will be born!

so… this is happening! insomnia has set in full force… i find myself taking long baths and watching a lot of the voice on hulu at 3 or 4 in the morning (ps-can we talk about jean kelley?... Read more

bonjour from paris!

bonjour! hope you had a wonderful weekend wherever you might be! since we were in amsterdam this past week, we added on a weekend in paris together as a family before heading back to new york tomorrow. paris is so close to holland by train and i mean, it’s paris. how can you not?  it is colder than cold right now and we (well, the littles really) are still up until 2AM most nights with jetlag (we’ll figure out this time difference just as we fly home, that’s how it always goes, right?!), but we are so happy to be here it doesn’t even matter....

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dress that bump!

during my last pregnancy with eleanor, i didn’t buy any maternity clothes. it was a fun challenge to make my current wardrobe work around the bump for as long as i could, and somehow i managed to get away with it until the very end (thanks to lots of flowy and empire waist dresses.) but with 10-ish weeks left in my current pregnancy, most of those dresses that worked around my bump last time are getting a bit more snug this time around.... Read more