A Very Merry Christmas

OK, OK…so Rob, Lola and I celebrated Christmas on Sunday, December 23rd due to my work schedule and our departure date. I felt guilty as we opened presents swearing to Rob that we mustn’t ever do this when Lola is of age to understand Christmas. I could picture her snarking at me “but you guys opened presents early the year of my second birthday” when I tell her we have to wait until Christmas Day to open our gifts. But for now, time restraints and busy schedules took precedence which meant my curious and giving soul was able to cheat modify the Christmas system a tad. I worked on Christmas Eve which used to not bother me, in fact, I would always be the first person to volunteer...
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End of Summer Lola Spam

My mom always says, “Post more pictures of Lola” so there really is no point to this post…I’m just trying to stay on my mother’s good side. 🙂 Lola has become quite expressive these days whether it is her making a goofy face or babbling some crazy babble. Either way, we are seeing little glimpses of her personality coming out and it has been a real pleasure to witness. I love the second photo as it is Lola tilting her head and trying to get a Lola word out. The last picture is of Lola attempting to attack my arms which I will add really hurts. We are trying to teach her “touch nice” as her grabbing has become rather destructive. I will say it is awfully cute...
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The Photo Shoot

Today our friend, Diana came over for our first family photo shoot. We had good intentions of photographs when I was pregnant, but life was too busy. We had even better intentions of photographs when Lola was a newborn, but again time just seemed to slip by. So Diana was adamant about taking pictures of us before we left for the U.S. and I’m so glad she stayed on us about it. Lola was a trooper given she had just woken up from a nap. It was hot out, I kept making her change outfits and based on the constant facial massages she was giving herself, it was obvious her teeth were bothering her. You know had it been a couple of months ago, I would have had...
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A Day in the Life of Lola

Trying on silly looking hats Visiting with Grandma Contemplating life Or trying to no thanks to the baby stalker, Topo Laughing at Rata in the silly looking hat Getting a daily dose of Vitamin D and a mid-morning snack Napping with the fur-babies Second wardrobe change of the day Unwinding from the busy day with Papi If Lola could talk she’d say, “Damn ma… life is good.”...
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