Happy Weekend

Happy Weekend // One Lovely Life

Guys, it’s just really, really, reeeeally been one of those weeks. I had food poisoning/death last weekend. By Monday, I was starting to feel like a person again. Milo had a fever on Tuesday, and we’ve all just kind of had the blahs. I don’t have a dozen cute pictures to share this week, but… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. The final quarter of graduate school has started! We’ve already checked off week one of the LAST QUARTER of MBA school! I say that as though I am getting this degree too, but MBA school has been a family effort. Michael has done so fabulously well. He’d never tell you this, but if his… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Prayers. Both kids are now officially saying prayers. Milo said the first prayer, which went “Heavenly Father, thank you a-today…an’ sayin’ a prayers…an’ sayin’ a prayers…the end.” We stifled our laughter, and he (all business) made his way up the stairs for bedtime. Sophie followed suit shortly after and has more or less completely… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Baby-isms. Milo and Sophie are in a really fun stage right now when it comes to words. Milo, from the backseat of the car requested “pahp-cowans” (popcorn) in what sounded like a spot-on East-coast accent. Go back and read it again with that accent in your head. A few other favorites lately… “dummy beyows” =… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Michael took the kids to an adaptive adventure day last weekend for children with special needs and their families. It was amazing. There were pony rides, face painting, games, crafts, and volunteers with loads of different specialties. Everyone they met or talked to was kind, understanding, gentle, and helpful. Michael said of the experience “my… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Biggest, strongest. One day during occupational therapy, Sophie was working on pencil grasp and letter tracing with her therapist. The therapist would write a letter, then Sophie would copy it. She decided to write hers extra big and proclaimed them “The Biggest, Strongest H” or “The Biggest, Strongest S.” Since then, anything remotely big… 

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Five Fact Friday

10 Kids' Books We're Loving Lately >> One Lovely Life

1. Maybe. Sophie has picked up the word “maybe” and uses it a lot. Like, “Milo, maybe I help you!” Or “maybe I have two snacks” Maybe I love it. Kinda really a lot.