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Wow four weeks sure FLEW by fast!! It feels like Ava has been with us forever, yet no time at all. Time is weird like that! We’ll see if I keep up with these monthly updates but I’m going to do my best because it makes creating a first year scrapbook significantly easier when that […]

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May 27, 2022

Ava Mae’s First Month

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Ava’s newborn session also turned into a family session and I am so in love with theses images Sami Renee Photography captured!! Ava was 12 days old when we got them done and I think there’s something so special about doing newborn session within the first 2 weeks of life because babies change SO much […]

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May 24, 2022

Ava Mae’s Newborn Session

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On April 8th, I started having super consistent contractions…we’re talking 5 minutes apart, lasting longer than 1 minute, for over an hour, but they weren’t super painful. From April 8th- April 25th (the day she was actually born) I was consistently having contractions off & on, some randomly painful and others more like Braxton hicks…the […]

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May 24, 2022

Ava Mae’s birth

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Since having a baby, I’m ALL about Halloween costumes!! Especially family themed ones- I think they’re so fun! For Nora’s first Halloween, when she was just a few weeks old, we were Lady & the Tramp and she was our plate of spaghetti. This year, we were Piglet, Winnie the Pooh (baby #2 was my […]

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November 6, 2021

DYI Family Halloween Costumes

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We are SO excited to meet baby #2 and to watch Nora become the best big sister! We found out about this baby on my dad’s birthday (August 23rd) and as I type this I’m 2 days away from being 18 weeks. Can you tell I’m a bit behind on blogging?? haha. Baby Brown #2 […]

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November 2, 2021

We’re Pregnant! Baby Brown #2 due April 2022

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Nora is ONE!! 365 days with our favorite girl. Wow, that’s crazy to me! Twelve months came and went. We have had so much fun watching and grow and getting to know her little personality. This month she’s back up to the 95th percentile for height, 80th percentile for weight, and 50th percentile for head […]

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October 15, 2021

Nora’s Twelfth Month

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Some Highlights: -Her first & second time to the Indiana State Fair (in the same day ha). We went for lunch with family & dinner with friends. She did have a rough night after and we think its because of all the fried food I ate affected her little tummy- poor thing! She loved the […]

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September 16, 2021

Nora’s Eleventh Month

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10 months. Wow. Time slow down PLEASE!! This month felt like summer was in full swing and we soaked up the sunshine, pool days, Some Highlights: -Celebrating Drew’s first Father’s Day! -Visiting my immediate family in Ohio a few times -Adding more finishing touches to her new room (aka a ceiling fan, re-attaching the stick […]

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August 20, 2021

Nora’s Tenth Month

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In March, I took my first solo travel with Nora to Florida (you can view a little recap from our trip on her 6 month update), which was also her first flights ever! In April our little family of three flew to Hilton Head to photograph Sam & Caitie’s wedding. In May we drove 10 […]

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July 27, 2021

Tips for traveling with a baby under 1

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We had LOTS of sweet family time (with both sides of our extended families) and two really long car rides this month and Nora was a CHAMP! We’re grateful for her chill, flexible, and happy demeanor! It’s really fun and sweet to see more of her personality come to light. We love you SO much […]

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June 29, 2021

Nora’s Nineth Month