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  • Welcome to my blog!

    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

    I've created a map that shows links to our camping/hiking/general family fun review posts that you can find here. It's pretty much the coolest thing on this site. Thanks, Google!

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Ellie can say ‘princess’ and ‘pizza’ but they both come out “pizza”

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Sometimes when Ellie’s sad but not super into the drama of it she says “cry” in a whining voice and signs “cry” (basically you sign tears running down your face).  It is the cutest form of crying ever.

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big news

Ellie peed on a public potty yesterday.  This is a big deal.  Because she has been potty trained for 3 months, but in those 3 months has refused to pee on a public potty.  She’ll demand to be taken to one, sit on it for 5 seconds, announce she’s done…and 5 minutes later demand to […]

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last week

Last week I was cleaning in the kitchen when I heard Ellie crying in an “I’m trapped” sort of way.  It was coming from upstairs, which wasn’t surprising since she often goes upstairs to look for me, finds that I’m NOT upstairs, and then cries for me to come find her.  (While she can walk […]

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