Monthly Archives: March 2016

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While the girls were in ballet today I walked to Williams Sonoma and made poor purchasing decisions. The items shall be returned next Wednesday when the girls have ballet again. Our only picture is from bedtime reading. I am aghast … Continue reading

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Lydia’s harp lesson

This morning got off to a slow start because I was absorbed in personal email. The girls snuck Easter candy and watched videos on my phone while I was writing. Lydia is obsessed with Charlie Brown and talks nonstop about … Continue reading

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Easter

Yesterday was Easter. Abe and I were up late the night before pretending to be the Easter Bunny, and so by the time last night rolled around we were so exhausted I didn’t blog. But the girls had a great … Continue reading

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dying eggs

Yesterday I paid the Freestone girls to parent my children because I was incapable of doing much. My voice is going and yesterday I could barely get out of bed. But today I forced myself to be an adult because … Continue reading

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Dinner with the Harmons

Well, we’ve been sick again. I can barely breathe. I had this theory that if we cut out sugar, we would all be healthy. It worked! …And then St. Patrick’s Day came around, the leprechauns came, and it all went … Continue reading

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Provo Temple dedication

We had the Provo Temple dedication today, and the Freestone girls were so sweet and babysat so that Abe and I could attend together. I also spent a lot of time visiting teaching today. In the evening the girls played … Continue reading

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work lunch party

We went to Lucas and Kim’s house today for Abe’s team meeting lunch. One of the new wives I met is a competitive bikini model. I liked her so much. Sometimes it’s hard to be a Qualtrics wife because most … Continue reading

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Breastmilk Stats (Posterity: this post might be of interest to you)

This morning I went to see a lactation consultant. My friend, Blair, works for the department of public health in Provo and set me up with one of her lactation consultant friends, Amanda. Amanda was wonderful. She confirmed what my … Continue reading

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leprechauns, a harp, and the biggest parenting insight I have ever had

The leprechauns came last night. The girls were delighted. Abe, my mom and I all got pinched twice by leprechauns because none of us wore green. The girls went wide-eyed each time one of us yelped (my mom yelped over … Continue reading

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visit with the Keyes

Today I got to see my friend, Ashley Westwood Keyes, TWICE! We haven’t seen each other for over six years. We both got married on the exact same day, and so today we got to meet each other’s kids and … Continue reading

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