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10 Months Old

Yesterday, the 9-month-old took two naps and went to bed at a reasonable hour, like a respectable baby. Today, the 10-month-old has outfought five nap attempts and officially destroyed the morale of the opposition.

So, much like my other attempts at blog writing, I will look in my phone camera to remind me of what we’ve been up to since we last talked.

I read books now! I forgot those were a thing, back when I was at my full-time job scrolling Facebook.

This one is on the Latin Mass (which I have never been to) but I’ve mostly been reading a ton of books about unschooling.

I had one of those moments when I looked at my 8-year-old and suddenly caught a glimpse of the 28-year-old version of her. Sigh.

The boy experimented with the concept of place value.

I delivered a lecture on Why Chain Letters Don’t Work.

Baby was cute.

The boy dressed up as his big sister.

The 3-year-old went Full Cheese.

There’s that 10-month-old. Guess what? She took her first steps at 9 months 13 days. I’ve never had a baby walk before a year. It’s crazy.

In great news, I think – I think! – that after 9 months of avoiding wheat, dairy, corn, and soy protein to make her gut happy, I can officially eat Everything again. That’s huge. That’s life-changing.

She’s an intense kid for my old age, I tell ya. Can’t wait to see where she goes. No, I can. I can wait.

After I came down from Failed Nap Attempt #5 today, my eldest had made me this:

I laughed out loud.

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9 Months Old

This little turnip is 9 months old today.

She’s sunny and funny and delightful, until 7 or 8 in the evening. Then she will act cranky enough for sleep, but not actually consider it bedtime until 11 pm.


That’s fun.

But. She’s super cute.

So whaddya gonna do.

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School’s Out

Well, we staggered to the end of the school year, which I imagine is as good as anyone can say this year. We did share some good books.

And scene.

I’m going to be slow-going on the posting at first. I need a screen detox!

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