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    Roman’s Baptism

    Dena July 15, 2014

    Over the weekend, we had Roman baptized. It was a little, intimate ceremony with only our immediate families in attendance. Afterward we went to a nearby restaurant for lunch. It is such a rare joy to have both of our families gathered in one space. Roman’s cousins are his favourite and having all of them in one room made him beam with excitement. We decided early on to keep the…

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  • Baby’s Been…

    Dena February 25, 2014

    Last week, we had Roman’s nine-month checkup. He is 31 inches tall (above the 95th percentile) and 22.5 pounds (in the 75th percentile). The doctor gave him a thorough check and he’s right on track as far as development goes. Bath time is his new…

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  • Baby’s Been…

    Dena January 27, 2014

    All kinds of wild & crazy stuff has been going on around here! I hardly know where to begin. I’m going to break Roman’s development up into categories this time around because there’s just so much to talk about. Appearance This kid is growing like…

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  • Baby’s Been… (Christmas Eve Edition!)

    Dena December 24, 2013

    December has been an exciting month, including the most rapid developments Roman has experienced so far. Up until this month, his progress was slow & steady; but then December rolled around and bam! He sat up on his own on December 1st. He broke his…

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    Dena September 25, 2013

    Just a couple of outfits that we wore to Space Farms last week. You know it’s autumn when… I break out my riding boots! I had a long-sleeved thermal and thick socks on Roman in the morning but by afternoon it warmed up and I…

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  • Your Little Love Bow Ties & a Giveaway!

    Dena September 16, 2013

    If I am being honest… the truth is… I’ve been wanting to put a bow tie on Roman since the moment I found out that I was having a boy! Seriously, I do not think that there is much in the world that’s sweeter than…

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  • The Many Faces of My 7-Week-Old Baby Boy

    Dena June 27, 2013

    Roman James turned 7-weeks-old this week. His face has become so expressive! He’s got all sorts of looks & I love each one more than the next. Here are just a few of the many… I can’t even take THE CUTE! xo

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  • a perfectly sweet day

    Dena June 13, 2013

    june twelfth was: wildflowers in the kitchen windowsill . lots of sunshine . long walks in the stroller . roses blooming everywhere . my sweetest five-week-old boy . the loveliest purple flowers i ever did see . fresh radishes from the farmer’s market. xo

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