Showing posts from February, 2017

Anna and Emilia

Since this blog is a journal of our life, I had to write a little update on the girls. It's already two months since this photo, but it is one of my all time favourites.  They look so sweet in their matching Christmas dresses and brown eyes.  Anna: My unbridled spirit. She has so much life in her little body! She never walks anywhere, always full speed ahead! She has always been that way, really, but I can see her starting to put that energy into focus. She is 2.5 now and is conversational, surprising us with new words every day. She makes us laugh so hard with the ideas she comes up with, or her goofiness. We recently potty trained her and she did so well, I was so proud! She had the usual accidents, but it's been a week and she has been keeping her bed dry and making it to the potty almost every time. Hopefully it will hold up with time!    She is also able to go to play school in the fall if we feel she is ready. That seems so bizarre to me! That is a ways

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Hello 2017! ( More about this photo down below! ) It has been since September since I've tickled the keyboard over here! I'm not sure why. I guess things happen and compound and before you know it 6 months has passed! For us the fall started with the girls being sick,  then myself getting a terrible cold, a dear Grandpa passing away, and then all of a sudden we were travelling for Christmas. They were spaced just so that I felt like I couldn't recover in between...or more likely that my house and responsibilities took a huge hit. Then it was a brand new year! I feel that I am in a way better place right now than I was in the fall. It feels good to start fresh. I had so many New Years thoughts this January 1st. I'm still working on gathering them all into an actual game plan. One thing I did was choose a word of the year. I did this the previous two years and have really benefited. It's a simple way to keep a focus. It's not closed away in a noteboo