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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

She did it.

Last night, Claire officially said "Mama". 

After much encouragement & practicing on our part, she went from "bbbba bbbba" to "bbmmmaa ma". 


Of course I didn't get it on video or anything like that. Which totally bums me out because we got her saying "dada" on video. Oh well.

Tonight, she also figured out that if she shoves a cracker in the doggy's face, the doggy will eat it. So that was a fun little game they played. Not. 

At least she likes sharing, no? 

And last but DEFINITELY not least, Claire is finally showing some interest & motivation in wanting to crawl!!!


For the longest time, she'd just sit and whine & fuss and move her hands because that's all she knew how to do.

But tonight, out of nowhere, she went from sitting to moving her hands to one side & went onto her tummy. That's about as far as she got before getting frustrated & crying, but she's making progress! I'm only this excited about wanting her to crawl because I KNOW she wants to get moving so bad & I KNOW she will be much more content once she figures it out. 

I've had a post full of updates sitting in my drafts for over a week with lots of pictures. I just need to finish writing it so I can post it!

Also, thank you SO much for all of you that gave me amazing suggestions on our upcoming trip! I've calmed down a bit & know it will all be ok! We leave tomorrow! AH!

Friday, June 24, 2011

Now, I need your help.

I'm glad that I was able to help a lot of you in my "pumping 101" posts! I have gotten so many e-mails telling me how educational those posts were to a lot of you! SO GLAD!

But now, I need YOUR help.

Next week, we are flying to Kansas City, MO for a wedding{any of you live there & want to meet up??}. 

Saying that I am terrified is an understatement. 

Claire will be 10 months old on the day we leave. & I have the most extreme anxiety of how she is going to do on the plane, how she is going to act & how she will sleep. 

I know I should just chill the f*&% out & have fun, but I want my baby to be comfortable on this "vacation". 

Because I have not the slightest clue. 

Monday, June 20, 2011


Sorry this took me FOREVER. But, here is the pumping vlog I promised you. 

I am by no means an expert on pumping. These are just tips of what works for me.

I filmed the stupid thing about 34983403948 times before I was "pleased" with it. I look like a farmer, but whatev.

So anyway, watch if you are interested & comment if you have ANY other questions.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Stay Tuned, Please!

I have gotten an overwhelming amount of e-mails lately about my pumping regimen & I am making a Vlog addressing all of those questions!

I haven't been ignoring you, I promise!

(if you have ANY questions for me regarding pumping, e-mail me today & I will answer them in my vlog for sure!)

I'll hopefully have it up tomorrow. Followed by "regular" blogging CHALK FULL of updates. 
Because, I haven't blogged in, you know, 2 WEEKS.

Thanks so much for your patience, loves.