Rue Turns Two!


We’re celebrating baby girl’s birthday all week because she turns 2 this Saturday! I told the family that her birthday wouldn’t fall on a Saturday again for another 7 years, so this year would be the year to come to Tennessee for a birthday weekend, and they are!

I can’t friggin’ wait until they’re all here to party with us and see how cute and funny this little human is right now.

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Milestone Markers 8-9

Wow. The last month literally flew by. I didn’t have time to write about her 8 month marker, and thought I would get to it mid-month, but 30 days came and went in the blink of an eye.

So this is a little recap of month 8 and 9. 🙂

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Time Capsule 12.19.14

Rue has never liked cuddling. She had severe acid reflux as a newborn, and never liked to be held chest to chest. I think it put too much pressure on her tummy.

In the last couple of weeks, her acid reflux has almost disappeared entirely.

With that, she has started hugging us, and lying on our chest to love on us.

I want to burst open every time she does it. It’s just so sweet!

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Time Capsule 12.7.14

I woke up feeling “pretty” and that doesn’t happen very often as a mom, but Ruby slept in her own room all night two nights in a row and I’ve been able to rest! It’s amazing what a couple nights of good sleep can do for your skin! (Hence, the selfie.)

I had a dream last night that I had Alzheimer’s and couldn’t remember who my daughter was. I have a very, very bad memory as it is so getting Alzheimer’s has always been a fear of mine.

So I figured I’d start a little “Time Capsule” series for those special little moments in life that you just want to bottle up and save for later. Like this morning.

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A Few Family Firsts

We had such a great time spending the weekend with my mom and aunt who came to visit from Chicago. I’m sad they’re gone already!

We showed them around town, went to the lake, had breakfast at The Pfunky Griddle, had a bonfire in the back yard, and went to a pumpkin patch. Grandma even babysat on Saturday night so Mamma and Pappa Rodriguez could have their first date night since having the baby!

Date Night!

Date Night!

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