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week 2 with rylie

To kick of week #2 with our baby girl, I finally had some time to take her newborn photos. I was so excited because it’s been a dream of mine for months to take her pictures, and I finally got to 😀

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THURSDAY (11.17.16), my friend Leiza came over to meet Rylie & take a few pictures of the two of us together. This one is my absolute favorite ❤

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My dad also flew into town, so on FRIDAY (11.18.16), Aaron & I took my folks on a little road trip to show them the highest point in Alabama (2,411 feet) – Cheaha Mountain.

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We finished the night off with dinner, where Rylie decided it wasn’t okay for us to eat and her not to, so she screamed at the top of her lungs until I quickly went into the women’s bathroom to feed her. I posted on Facebook –

I think new moms are given tests. Today, mine was how to handle my newborn baby scream in a restaurant so uncontrollably that I had to leave my warm plate of food & my visiting parents + husband to go feed the newborn baby… I really hope I passed that test!

Thankfully, those who commented said I passed, so that was encouraging 😛

SUNDAY (11.20.16) brought another church service, and we decided we’re going to try to make it a tradition to take a family picture every Sunday so we can see how much Rylie grows – we’ll see if we can stick with it 😉

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Since both my parents were in town, we also made sure we got a picture with both sets of grandparents.

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Later that afternoon, we watched the Seahawks game. Cutest fans ever 😉

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Early MONDAY morning (11.21.16), my mom flew back to Washington.

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thankful to have a mom who is willing to take 11 days off work to come help this new mama out. Rylie loved having her nana visit!

Later that day, Rylie had her 2 week old doctors appointment. She got back to her birth weight, which was awesome. They said she’s very healthy and is eating just the right amount 😀

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Week 2 brought it’s own set of laughter and learning opportunities, but I definitely felt like I had a better grip on mommy-hood and learning Rylie’s way of communicating.

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