Hey! I’m Waed,

A Mother Exploring World of Mothers

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  • 18 months!

    18 months!

    I can’t believe that Landon is now a one & a half year old. But I can say that 18 month old Landon is the best Landon yet. Although I say that every month, I truly mean it this time. Minus the tantrums. But even those are really funny. A few fun facts about the

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  • One Year

    One Year

    Saturday night we celebrated our one year anniversary….Had an amazing dinner @ the new steakhouse III Forks Chicago just steps outside our building, then over to a friend’s holiday party, then a late night visit to Enclave to see LMFAO

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  • Meaning of the Season

    Meaning of the Season

    As I’m sure all of you are crazily hustling & bustling about, shopping & trying to get all your gifts for every family member and friend checked off your list, wrapped, & shipped…..Try to remember what Christmas is really about.

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  • On an island in the sun

    On an island in the sun

    please excuse my upcoming sabbatical. I will be in the tropical rainforest of Kauai with Christopher escaping the snow & cold & hectic holiday season for 2 weeks. will post lots of pics upon our return. 

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  • Giving Thanks

    Giving Thanks

    Yes, I’m posting a What I’m Thankful For post this year. Just too much to go without memorializing and too much that I never, ever want to take for granted. My life definitely isn’t always all rainbows & butterflies, but I have a lot to be thankful for.

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  • diy 12 days of Christmas

    diy 12 days of Christmas

    A really fun idea and pretty decoration to have hanging in your home for the holidays — The 12 Days of Christmas filled with your holiday traditions/fun stuff you do during Christmas time. Our activities: 1. Open presents! 2. Kiss under the mistletoe

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  • Places


    I know I’m a month premature on the last one but I made these about a month ago when we booked our honeymoon and I really needed to fill in the empty space above our headboard This project was super fun and easy to make and really all you need are a map and frames.

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  • Family Portraits

    Family Portraits

    I was never the mom who got the professional photos taken in the hospital, or to mark my baby’s monthly milestones. I figure I take enough photos of the lil bugger on a daily basis. But I realized we really didn’t have any good photos of all three of us as a family,

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  • Step outside yourself

    Step outside yourself

    As mother, I want to be able to give everything to my little one. But I think part of being a good mama and raising a good family is to give back. Lately, I’ve been feeling a big urge to be more charitable – to submerge myself in an experience “outside of myself”

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  • Happy October

    Happy October

    We just got back from the east cost for my sister’s Boston wedding this past weekend. (Will hopefully steal some pictures to post soon). On Friday, Carolyn and I had a blast taking Landon to the apple orchard and pumpkin farm.

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