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He’s Here

William Maxwell Born July 28, 2011 at 5:08am. Like every baby, he is perfect in every, single way except unlike every other baby he is ours. ūüôā Jury is still out as to when he’ll lose the blue eyes and blond hair, but he’s got his Dad’s double sneeze and adorable nose and my longish … Continue reading


38 Week Update

Last week I finally took the plunge and bought myself my anniversary/i’m-about-to-have-a-baby-and-never-shop-for-myself-again-present. ¬†The Canon 50m 1.8 prime lens. ¬†I love it, I can see why people never take this little lens off their camera. Sure the auto-focus is so clunky and loud and jerky that it feels a little like I’m holding a jackhammer instead … Continue reading


37 Weeks…He Dropped…

…and while writing that title probably pretty much dooms me to having him go a week past his due date, it’s getting to that point now where I feel like I should be checking in on this blog or on Facebook every couple of days just to reassure the world that Baby Dumm has not … Continue reading


31 Weeks Update

1. I leave for the States in less than 3 weeks.¬† Thumper is due 6 weeks after that. 2. Less than 9 weeks until we get to meet him, I remember when he was only 9 weeks along and this moment seemed like an eternity away. 3. I emailed the man who will be Thumper’s … Continue reading


Random Updates

1. Sorry for the absence lately. ¬†I’ve got about 7 posts drafted and another 5 in my head but I’m in one of those phases where I can’t stand anything I write. ¬†Great for getting better, not so great for getting anything posted. 2. One of the posts drafted is in honor of my amazing … Continue reading


25 Week Update

Technically the photo above is from 24 weeks, but you get the idea: big belly, stretchy shirts, still can’t take a good self-portrait, etc Baby Movement: Kicks when I lay in bed at night, after a sugary snack, whenever I’m sitting around for a few hours, oh and whenever I’m slouching badly. ¬†Baby doesn’t like … Continue reading


20 Weeks: The Halfway Point

I remember looking at my calendar after we found out we were pregnant and thinking 20 weeks seemed impossibly far away. And now we’re halfway through.¬† As of yesterday, we’re now closer to the¬†grand finale¬†than we are to the beginning.¬† I remember squealing when I found out Thumper was the size of a blueberry at … Continue reading