So not only am I obsessed with my new Paris skyline decal from @avemariabell.designs but every time I look at it, it reminds me of home. As you may or may not know, I was born in France and moved to the states when I was 9. It makes me so sad that I haven't been back since, but I really hope I can find my way back really soon. Until then, I'm going to stare at this skyline obsessively.
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🎂Super fancy birthday surprise date night?? Umm yes please!
When your husband calls and says, "Dress fancy + be ready by 6!" you go extra! 💁🏽 I told you guys this dress is my life uniform and I meant it! 😻If we end up at a Guasaca I honestly won't be mad. 😂
Mathias wasn't too impressed with the hammock but I was just happy that it's FINALLY nice out ☀️ (also, look how chubby he is! I know 16 pounds is nothing for most people but for him to finally be at the 2nd percentile is such a big deal for us! now hopefully he will start to be excited about putting something in his mouth that isn't a toy)
We had to reschedule our plans to surprise the kids and take them to an indoor water park/ hotel this weekend.
Instead we're swapping out splashing in the pool for resting Epsom salts baths (with Valor!) and rolling this raindrop roll-on allllllllll up and down little spines.
The first few pages of my Costa Rica travel journal! Treasures from the beach, my surprise birthday cake, and the house we stayed in. Swipe left for a quick palm tree painting + a sketch from the plane. More coming later!
So I let Selah do her thing today. 😂 This little girl loves makeup and nail polish but she also likes digging through the dirt to find bugs! Besides,who said you can't look cute while you play in the mud and explore. 💁Either way, she had a ton of fun and she is so proud of her lipstick. 😂
I decided to make cream puffs and Hessi fell in love with the shell! He was down to his third when I seriously began questioning whether or not I'm gonna have any left to fill before Hessi eats them all! Thankfully he was pretty full by the 4th one, so I got to make these beauties! Pastel coloured cream puffs go so well with the sunny weather we are having☀️ --------------Ekler bishirmey istedim, ve Hessi kremlenmemish eklerleri ogeder coh sevdiki, ucuncunu istiyende men shupelenmeye bashtadimki goresen kremlemey icin ekler galacay yohsa yoh🙈 yahsiki dorduncuye catanda doydu mende Bu gozelleri kutardim!😂 Pastel rengli eklerler guneshdi havamiza coh yarashdilar☀️
Went to the botanical gardens today and there weren't many flowers yet but we still had a good time anyway 🌷 now, to clean all weekend long 😏 does anyone else let their house get way too messy? 🤗👋 Working on that... (Oh and total side note but pregnancy hormones are raging lately 😫). #28weeks
117/365: The age gap between my youngest girl and my baby boy is 9 years. 9 YEARS! I forgot how much the first year of a baby's life can take so much energy out of you. You'd think being a mom a 3rd time, I'd be a pro. Nope! I'm constantly worrying if I'm making the right choices for him. Am I spoiling him because I don't agree with the cry it out method? Am I wasting money because my kid only eats organic and homemade baby food? Many people have been giving me their unsolicited advice that my kid would grow up being a spoiled brat because I pick him up right away when he cries and it annoys the shit out of me. My parents always told me that you won't know that you're a good parent until your kid becomes an adult and lives their life on their own. If they grow up to become happy, successful, respectful as well as respected, and a good member of society, then you raised your children well. I've seen who these people's children grew up to be and I don't want any part of their advice. #project365#juliettakesonproject365_2017
I would be so intimidated to stand in front of my peers and do practically anything, but not Brady. He graduated and received his orange 🍊 belt today! Elliott doesn't know what a belt is but because Brady has it, he wants it. Story of my life. #kingtiger#taekwando#orangebelt#imhisbiggestfan (highlights are in my story)
it's been just us 4 all week, while Jeff is away for work. which means there have been absolutely no tears, lots of healthy meals, and endless amounts of sleep. 😂🙅 um, IN MY DREAMS. which isn't even possible because dreaming would require sleep, which hasn't happened since sunday. BUT, we all still love each other and do make a pretty good team when it comes down to it. ❤ #onemoreday#goteam !
115/365: It's a beautiful day outside and since the forecast predicted a bad storm for the next two days, we took the kiddos out to the park to eat dinner and play. #juliettakesonproject365_2017#project365
21 weeks today. Baby GIRL 🎀 is healthy and right on track. A tad bigger than average just like her brother at this point. I could tell already that they were so similar ☺️ Let me just say one thing though about these 3D ultrasounds. I was scared of Abe's and I'm scared of hers (name to be determined 😏) too. I'm just glad they come out chubbier, cuter and not scary 😅
On our visit to the @bloedelreserve today, I came across the following beautiful quote posted in the garden: "and then the day came,
when the risk
to remain tight
in a bud
was more painful
than the risk
I looked at my boys under the tree among the petals and thought about my journey of recovery with PPD and I felt immense gratitude. Gratitude for spring, new beginnings, for hard lessons, for the healing tonic of nature and for these two souls to whom my heart will always be bound.
Ok so ignore my terrible eye bags and just LOOK at how cute this girl is. I'm gonna start calling her Boo because everyone says she looks like that little girl in Monsters Inc!👧🏻 #oneofthesedaysilldomyhair#andwearconcealer