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Talia Pictures!

Since a) family keeps asking me to post more pictures, and b) Sarah keeps referencing that the “good” pictures are on my camera in need of processing, here’s a post of some of those “good” pictures (unprocessed).

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So Who Is This Talia Person?

All my baby posts thus far have been kind of self-centered, ignoring the fact that there’s this brand new person to introduce to the world. If you’ve ever met a newborn, you know that they’re not terribly interesting until they … Continue reading

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Baby Story: Breastfeeding Is Still Awful, but…

As promised, here is a riveting update on our breastfeeding saga… As mentioned previously, we were on the precipice of giving up on breastfeeding due to the disappointment of investing extraordinary effort with insufficient results. When the pediatrician told us … Continue reading

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Talia is born!

I’m happy and proud to announce that Talia Marie Mendez (Tália for anyone in México) was born to us at 7:44 AM this morning! I’m sure I’ll get into thoughts and impressions in the coming days, but for now I’ll … Continue reading

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T-17 Hours

By this time tomorrow, there will be a baby, and by this time on Saturday, I’ll get to eat my long-awaited turkey sandwich. In fact, I’m going to eat turkey sandwiches every day next week. That doesn’t mean I’m more … Continue reading

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Race-Against-the-Baby Status Report! And new maternity pictures

It’s pretty easy for me to say I’m winning this race as long as the baby isn’t here yet, but I can’t say that too loudly for fear that Talia might be competitive like her parents. I don’t think she … Continue reading

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Naming Babies

It’s hard to name a baby. I didn’t think it would be that hard…I mean, it took us less than a day to name our cats, and there are TWO of them…but I guess the pending consciousness of a baby … Continue reading

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More Nursery Progress

The nursery’s not done yet, but I took some pictures anyway, mainly because I’ve been promising them to Laura M for the past month :) I have to say that I’ve been a bit paralyzed by having two options for … Continue reading

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We built the crib!

Here’s a fun time-lapse video of Sarah and I building the baby’s crib tonight. As a bonus, you get to see the color of the nursery, after I spent my time 2 weeks ago painting it, with a ton of … Continue reading

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Baby Scrum!

Having a baby reminds me a little of planning a wedding in that, when it comes down to it, you really only have to do a couple of things to make it happen, but the list of optional things-to-do is … Continue reading

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