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A would-be stay at home mom working full-time as a teacher. I teach at my old Highschool, working side-by-side with my own teachers. I blog to keep the Texan grandparents updated and chronicle our life for future reference. (In other words, I don't have a real baby-book or diary.) Comments make my day. Thanks for stopping by! kimlepper at gmail.com

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Welcome to the Church, baby Milo!  
Here's evidence that we came :)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

6 months

And like that, you are half a year.  
In one week- the week before you turned 6 months- you went from chillax baby to playful and opinionated young child.  This whole sitting-up thing got your ego going and you are bound and determined to be a big girl.  Thursdays are your nap-boycot days.  I just need to learn to accept it.  Today you slept one hour from 5am to 5pm.  You were content, just did NOT want to sleep.  Jennifer did everything she could.  I brought you home, and within ten minutes you were out for the night.

We tried avocado again...we may as well have been trying to gag you- solid food is just not your thing!  
Oh, Genevieve.  You are just so content.  Laying down, sitting up, being held- as long as you have an interesting toy (the baggie of wipes or a credit card usually suffices) you are golden.  

You are FINALLY sleeping in the pack-n-play!!  Yay for easy sleep routines!! You still can't roll from back to stomach, but you haven't figured out that you can flip over in your bed yet, so it's all good :)

So content to be "with" the big kids

Oh your tongue.  You have been letting it get some air recently.  It's quite hilarious. 

I don't even think you realize it's out.  It literally just hangs there- through giggles and chatter!

It was gone for a day and then slipped out again.

You are quite the trend setter!
You are 17 lbs of pure and amazing joy.  It's only been six months, but I can't remember how we lived life without you!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016


First words out of Charlotte's mouth after I pick her up, "Can Cambira come over and play???"

Righty and Lefty.  Both LIVE to paint. Perfect match.

These two still get to play too!!

Monday, November 14, 2016

Sunday, November 13, 2016


My pediatrician was a speaker at the Diocesan Institute.  It may not mean a lot to you, but she was part of the family growing up!

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

A quiet morning

The matching hair, G watching S's face.  C constantly pushing the lion for the obnoxious song, Sam's second cast...It's THESE mornings that I hope they remember.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Samantha Gem 3

We pass this weeping willow every day to pick up Charlotte.  Samantha has pointed it out on several occasions.  One day I stopped the car and told her to go explore.  Can you find her?

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Samantha Gem 2

At least she's humble...it's only address to a LOCAL museum... 

Friday, November 4, 2016

Samantha Gem

Samantha got a hold of Charlotte birthday necklace from school.  I was so glad Charlotte couldn't read...

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sister comparison

Everyone says the girls look so alike.  I can see it, but when you put them side-by-side it's really easy to tell the difference...that is, if you've seen a lot of bald, blue-eyed Caucasian babies. Can you guess these below?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Sister comparison fail

Charlotte circa 5 months

I noticed one day that Genevieve was wearing an all too familiar onesie and soon realized she even had the same toy on the same hand as the previous picture.  I even had the same yellow toy sitting around.  Time for a sister comparison shot!

Nailed it.

Ram Sam Sam

Lilypie Kids Birthday tickers

Lil Sister

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Lilypie First Birthday tickers