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13 August 2014 ~ 4 Comments

growing up?

growing up?

Sharpen your pencils.
I’m turning 40 today.

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10 August 2014 ~ 1 Comment

bunk brothers

Before Percy turned two, he surprised me one afternoon by popping out of his room at the end of his nap time. When I asked him how he got out of his crib, he pantomimed climbing a ladder with his hands and said, “climbed.”

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29 July 2014 ~ 9 Comments

puzzled

Percy likes putting together floor puzzles of the alphabet.
Valor likes puzzles with geographical themes.
I like the kind of wordplay puzzles that reveal a pregnancy, or reveal a name of a child. Some of our long-time followers have solved these puzzles.
I’m not sure when I’ll write one of those puzzles.

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19 July 2014 ~ 10 Comments

a new hope

a new hope

Thursday we excitedly welcomed two new Gjertsens!

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22 June 2014 ~ 3 Comments

Percysaurus turns 2

Percysaurus turns 2

Percy turned two June 8. Planning a little dinosaur party was a fun distraction from the miscarriage, so I might have gone a little overboard for a two-year-old’s party. My mom was visiting for the week prior, so it was like having two of me to get things done. Awesome! I put her to work on some adorable almond dino cookies for the goody bags. Thanks, Mom!

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