Author Archives: Carrie

About Carrie

I'm a Midwest transplant in SoCal...spending my time exploring, questioning, reading, writing, baking, skiing, and running.

Baptizing Baby #3

On August 4, 2018, surrounded by his family at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, William (3 months old) was baptized according to the rite of the Roman Catholic Church. He wore the same baptismal gown that his daddy wore 35 years … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Bay Area Trip

It’s summer. I’m on maternity leave. All roads (or, well, flights) led to the Bay Area. It was time for William to go on his first flights and his first trip to Grandma and Grandpa’s. The girls – and us … Continue reading

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Lillian Turns TWO!

Our sweet and feisty Lilly Belle turned two this month! It’s hard to believe that two years ago she was a tiny (well, she still is tiny) NICU surgery baby. She’s come so far! She is very headstrong, but very … Continue reading

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Welcome William

We welcomed our first son, William Daniel, into the world on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 9:45 am. He weighed 8 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20.5″ long. He is named in memory of Dan’s maternal grandfather and in honor … Continue reading

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Daddy and Daughters Trip to Visit Grandma and Grandpa

In early March, a few weeks before I was due to give birth to our third child and first son, Dan flew on his first solo trip with both girls. The three of them spent the weekend in Livermore visiting … Continue reading

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Last Weeks as a Family of Four

Tomorrow morning, on April 13, I will be 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant and I will have my third c-section to deliver our first son. I’ve been on maternity leave for a month (thank you California!) and have spent … Continue reading

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Vivian Turns FOUR!

Our firstborn is now FOUR years old! So exciting! I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again, although the years seem to fly by, I do not want time to stand still. Each year, milestone, and adventure is better … Continue reading

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