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Today was a milestone (one [livejournal.com profile] shofixti says I've claimed several times already, but this time I MEAN it): I worked my final shift at LAPP as [livejournal.com profile] cwsmithiv's parent. If everything goes according to plan I'll be back in a couple of years with Clara, but this is still kind of a big deal. Three years of parent participation preschool, two years on the board, and it's all wrapping up in the next week. Like anything, it's mixed. I can't say that I'll be sorry to spend a couple of years parenting only my kids instead of a classroom full of them, but at the same time I will miss the support of all those other parents and the teachers. It's been a wonderful village, and I know that my kiddo is a better person for what we've both learned there.

In other news, Clara had her two month checkup last week. 11 pounds, 9 ounces, 22.5 inches long. She's in the 50th percentile for height and weight; her brother was in the 75th for both at that age. So she's a bit dainty compared to him. :) She doesn't eat like a dainty thing, that's for sure! My own personal achievement is that I've now exclusively breastfed her about twice as long as I did [livejournal.com profile] cwsmithiv and still going strong. I try not to spend too much time regretting that it went so poorly with him (though part of me still really does) and just focus on being grateful that it's working out this time. It's definitely nice to not have to pack food for her, I've got it covered.

And now I'm kinda stuck. There are all these other things I feel like maybe I "should" cover, for posterity. But none of them are really sounding better than closing the computer and enjoying some quiet knitting time (have I mentioned that the baby is sleeping 9 hours a night, consistently? YAY.) while I watch non-child-appropriate television, so I think that's what I'm gonna do.
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