48/52 {baby/toddler/life updates}

I haven’t had much time for blogging this week but Thanksgiving+Moving is a pretty good excuse, right? Here’s what we’ve been up to…
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 On Friday we drove up to San Antonio for our annual train ride at Brackenridge Park. It was my dad’s 50th year doing it. I also used to go every year as a kid. I took Eva for her first Thanksgiving, and now it was Damian’s turn. I’m so stoked to be home for things like this.

Processed with VSCOcam with f1 presetEva and I found a new spot for our non-beach “nature walks.” It’s not really new for me; I used to go all the time growing up. But it’s definitely a change from the forests of Virginia. I think it’s really important to take kids out into nature at least a few times a week no matter what kind of habitat is in your neighborhood.

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week31This week Damian’s “vocabulary” exploded. He has been babbling with “ba-ba’s,” “da-da’s,” and other syllables nonstop. He celebrated his first Thanksgiving with mashed potatoes and green beans. He is getting better at crawling everyday, and now traverses entire rooms.


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