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Zooey update: sixteen months

Summer, full-time This is the first time in eight years we haven’t gone abroad to visit extended family for part of August. I feel a little bad, as you’d get a bunch of spoiling, but we did travel in May, your grandpa has come for a week, and you have been abroad three times in […]

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Zooey update: fifteen months

We can hear you… your language is taking better shape… whether it’s your soft babble or your ‘dis’ or your just-barely ’emma’. We hear you, Zooey. We’re listening. Or maybe it’s your language in movement… your little sideways waves. Or maybe it’s your attempt at major movement – trying to walk. Taking steps to taking […]

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Zoey update: fourteen months

Sisters. You have a couple. And one sings you sweet songs and strokes your chubba arms and gives you kisses. And the other kinda tortures you. …and then she sings you sweet songs and strokes your chubba arms and gives you kisses. And while you’re not being entertained by your siblings’ madness, you’re learning to entertain […]

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Zooey update: thirteen months

Let’s hear it for the world-traveling babies! The babies who try new things! The babies who aren’t afraid to fly! (Literally!) The worldly babies who won’t wait around, will grab your plate, will have what they’re having. The babies who climb up the stone stairs when you’re not paying attention, when your back is turned […]

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Zooey update: twelve months

Don’t we know it, Zooey. It’s not easy snagging attention around here. I guess you have a hometown advantage of being the easiest to carry on my back. Just a bunch of koalas after all. It’s not hard to believe a year has gone by – it’s been such a packed year, what with me […]