Monthly Archives: July 2014

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MGH Boys Club

July 30- (3 weeks old) My MGH IHP grad school friends came over with their 4 month olds and new Samoyed puppy!! They are all boys so we’re starting a boys club ūüôā   This was Jackson’s first play date among the big kids, Ronan and Henry. ¬†Jackson slept through most of the playdate but […]

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Like father like son

July 27- Jackson is 3 weeks old! He’s looking and acting juuuust like his ol’ man. This is what late night TV “watching” is like chez nous.

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Next time this year…

… Jackson will be a beach baby!   July 26- 2 weeks, 6 days, and we’re scoping out the scene!! This was Jackson’s first trip to the beach. He slept through it.

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Workin’ 2 Jobs

July 25- How well can Daddy multitask? He’s workin from home and watching Jackson (with the help of me, his beautiful assistant, to feed, change and entertain the baby).  

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Tummy time

July 24- Jackson has incredible strength. At his first doctor’s appointment at¬†4 days old, he rolled over when she put him on his belly. Although he didn’t do it purposefully, the doc said it was a 4-month old skill. We’ve been practicing some more but Jackson kind of just leans and thinks it’s hand chewing […]

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Sun’s Out

2 weeks old- Sun’s out, guns out. Joe used to throw his shirt off at the first sign of hot weather on the Bowdoin quad. Here he’s teaching l’il jackson how to deal with the heat and show off some muscle!!

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The Cat’s away…

and the mice will play. I mean, Daddy is back to work and we have to fill our time somehow.   July 21 – Joe went back to work and Jackson and I went for our first walk by ourselves to drop off a deposit for daycare in October. Jackson opened his eyes briefly to […]

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Stripes

July 20- I swear we didn’t coordinate but today¬†seemed to be a day¬†of stripes. We really just wanted to see who wears stripes best. Jackson wins! We gave it to him since it is¬†his 2 week birthday.¬†

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Just so amazed!

In two and a half hours, it’ll be exactly two weeks since Jackson arrived, and I’m just so amazed at everything about him. As I sit here watching him nap peacefully in his rock and play all swaddled up, I just can’t stop thinking about how beautiful and amazing our time with him has been […]

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July 17: Milk Monster

11 days old Jackson had his second doctor’s appointment today and he gained almost a pound in a week! He is now a whopping 8 lbs (well, 7lbs 15.5 oz) (up from¬†7lbs, 1 oz at the last appointment)!   Jackson had his first bottle of pumped milk today and took it easily. His proud daddy […]

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