Organize With Cozi

September 18, 2013

Of all the press releases and pitches that fly into my inbox, I am most interested in those related to organization. Does that say anything about my personality?! I am a very organized person, yet I am always looking for the next best thing. Thus, Cozi was recommended to me as a way to organize […]

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One Is Fun

September 12, 2013

Mazen is so much fun these days, as all my friends told me ONE would be. Getting to one was kind of like planning a wedding: you really love the process and the details and all the excitement and then once the wedding has come and gone you think: “Wow, I am sort of glad […]

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One Year Old!

September 7, 2013

Favorite moments.     Happy Birthday Pumpkin, Stinky Bean, Beansy, Doodlebug, Cutie, Choogie, Choogstopher, You have made us so happy. We love you!

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mazen duke, month by month

September 5, 2013
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September 2, 2013

I am writing this on my due date, a year later. A year ago I … Ate a scuffin for breakfast Rolled around on my exercise ball to encourage baby coming Slathered on some of his lotions Drank raspberry leaf tea and ate deviled eggs in his nursery Ate pie for a snack Went to […]

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Welcome To The Family

August 27, 2013

No, we’re not expecting again Just welcoming a few new products into the family of “things we love during baby’s first year.” First, this truck and car. Mazen LOVES them and my mom bought from a store and from Amazon. {Here is the car and here is the truck.} He absolutely loves them because they’re […]

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Countdown To O.N.E.

August 19, 2013

  Our sweet baby is growing up so fast. We have lots of new developments happening just in the past few weeks: -M feels about the same weight to me, but I think he is longer. Perhaps he is thinning out a bit? Strangers comment on his yummy thighs all the time! -We have a […]

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High In A Chair

August 12, 2013

We’re nearly a year in and have gone through lots of gear. I’m sure I’ve been disappointed in a few items (although now I can’t think of any off the top of my head..) but overall, most things have been great. Love our BOB. Love our new Clef Foonf car seat (should that be another […]

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Almost 11 Months

August 5, 2013

What’s new with my lil’ man? Lots of things! Primarily….walking-ish, not napping and lots of kisses. Shoulder kiss action: Mobility. M is up, down and all around these days. He can practically run when pushing the ottoman around the basement and loves to stand and cruise around. He isn’t standing or walking on his own […]

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Battle Of The Sippy Cups

July 30, 2013

We started giving Mazen water when he was about 7 months old and we went to Arizona for vacation. It was hot and in the dry heat he seemed to be thirsty beyond his breast milk intake. As his solid food consumption has increased over the past 4 months, he now drinks water with his […]

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