Tag Archives: Natasha Sweeney

Family photos!

I’ve been dying to get family photos taken since Heidi was born (almost two years ago, now!), and we finally got around to it! My friend Natasha Sweeney (of Little Films fame) is also a photographer, and she got some great … Continue reading

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Check it out: our newest Little Film!

Those of you who’ve been reading the blog for a while know that my friend Natasha made the most adorable Little Film of Claire a couple of years ago. Her films are a wonderful way to remember a moment in time when the … Continue reading

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Apology to breastfeeding mothers

It may surprise you to know that I was not always a fervent breastfeeding mom. In fact, Jesse admitted to me that he used to worry that I wouldn’t want to breastfeed our kids one day. (Haha!) When I was younger, and … Continue reading

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Weaning: a bittersweet conclusion…

It’s official – my breastfeeding days are coming to an end. Amazingly, I’ve been breastfeeding for three of the last four years – a feat I never would have expected in those excruciating first weeks of breastfeeding Claire. Heidi just turned … Continue reading

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Mama Flamingo feeding shawl giveaway

Since Heidi arrived, I have been in desperate need of an updated breastfeeding wardrobe. When Claire was still breastfeeding, I was a big fan of wearing a nursing tank / camisole under my shirt. I could wear almost any top, and … Continue reading

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Easy kid’s craft: leaf rubbings

Claire and a friend got together one afternoon this week to pick some leaves in the garden and make some fun leaf rubbings. Together, the girls walked around the garden, choosing leaves of different shapes and sizes. My good friend Natasha Sweeney came … Continue reading

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What we’re reading: Stuck

Oliver Jeffers’ book Stuck is a book that will have everyone laughing – perhaps the parents even more than the kids! Stuck is a tale about trying to solve a problem by throwing things at it – literally.

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What we’re reading: Strega Nona

We’ve been re-discovering some of our favorite children’s classics lately. Strega Nona, by Tomie dePaola, is one that I remember from my own childhood!

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What we’re reading: Tikki Tikki Tembo

I love classic children’s books. While Tikki Tikki Tembo may not be an authentic Chinese folktale, it is certainly a revered classic. Claire loves it, and has heard it so many times that she can even recite the title character’s impossibly … Continue reading

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What we’re reading: The Lion and the Mouse

We love this book, The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney. You know how much we love children’s books about Africa (like this one and this one), and I’ve always been a sucker for beautiful artwork (I’ll never get over … Continue reading

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