Gabriel Meets His New Sister

February 25, 2014
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Gabriel turned 3 years old on January 31st. He seemed to understand a baby was in Mama’s belly and was coming to our house soon, as he started making representations of our family with 4 people: Papa, Gabriel, Mama, Baby. Before Arianne was born, he liked to feel her moving and to give her hugs […]

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Gabriel at 34 Months

December 27, 2013
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It’s hard to believe he’s almost 3 years old! Baby C is due about 2 weeks after his third birthday. It will be an exciting time for him, as my mom is coming to visit and he’ll be learning how to be a big brother. He has about two more months of being an only […]

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Monkeys Under the Bed

December 27, 2013
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Gabriel will be 3 next month, and although he’s been sleeping through the night for over a year, he’s recently starting doing anything he can to delay going to bed. His most common complaint: “I scared monkeys!” He insisted there were monkeys under his bed, and even after multiple checks he wouldn’t sleep in it. […]

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DSP: Pregnancy after Separated Pubis Symphysis

October 20, 2013
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When I first had Gabriel (now 32 months), I thought I wouldn’t be able to have another child. I had left the hospital in a wheelchair, and I couldn’t walk or even roll over in bed without assistance for weeks after that. I remember holding my newborn on my chest, and sobbing, “You’re my only […]

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Gabriel at 32 Months

October 19, 2013
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The last time I updated this blog, Gabriel was just over 2 years old. Now he’s a few months shy of turning 3, and we’re expecting our second child two weeks after his 3rd birthday. He’s as energetic as ever, however he has a much longer attention span now than he did when he turned […]

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