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About

Ashlee is Mama of one darling boy. A 28 week early bird, now 1 and some change, doing beautifully. She lives near Chicago with her sweetheart husband and French Bulldog. She's a thinker not afraid to get her silly on. Babywearer, veggie queen, photography nut. Before the domestic days Ashlee was pursuing a future in developmental psychology but has happily shifted gears in favor of staying at home and couldn't imagine doing anything else. In her free time (ha!) you can find her whipping up babyslings, holding down the fort at Mama Speaks and spotlighting as an Itsy Bitsy Yoga Instructor.

3 things...

I’ve been tagged by Steph - Adventures in Babywearing

3 Things That Scare Me:
Losing one of my boys
Having another preemie
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3 People That Make Me Laugh:
Xavier
David (especially when he takes the "elevator" to the basement)
Mitch Hedburg

3 Things I Love:
Naps
Yoga
Having my own "little family"

3 Things I Dislike:
Mustard
Fake people
When Oliver (our Frenchie) steals Xav's diapers, tears them apart leaving a trail all over the living room and then falls fast asleep (sorry, this one happened today!)

3 Things I Don’t Understand:
Chess (I've always really wanted to play)
Mom's who don't LOVE being Mom's
Why men have nipples

3 Things On My Desk (our dining room table):
Xavier's "sweet Dreams" Taggies book
Thank you cards from Xavier's Baptism
Camcorder

3 Things I’m Doing Right Now:
Eating Amy's Organic Minestrone soup (yum!)
Snuggling Xavier
Humming

3 Things I Want to Do Before I Die:
See David become a professor
Open a homeless shelter
Have more babies!/Complete a pregnancy/Adopt a child

3 Things I Can Do:
Make Xav laugh
Cook
All things through Christ, who gives me strength! (Philippians 4:13) - I'm keeping this one Steph!

3 Ways to Describe My Personality:
Sincere
Patient
Open Minded

3 Things I Can’t Do:
Sing
Handstands
Twirl my r's - as in speaking spanish... except when in Rome and practicing Italian, somehow it comes naturally then- maybe it was just all the gelato!

3 Things I Think You Should Listen To:
God
Children and old people (while you may not always agree- or understand what they're saying - innocence and wisdom always worth listening to)
Your heart/gut


3 Things I Think You Should Never Listen To:
Infomercials
Advice in "Mommy" magazines (they are for entertainment purposes only people! - ok so I'm make an exception of "Mothering" which is actually pretty sound)
Parrots

3 Absolute Favorite Foods:
Yogurt with Frozen blueberries/bananas and granola on top (Honey, I'm all out!)
Ice cream
Fruit

3 Things I’d Like to Learn:
How to be a better wife and mama
How to Surf
How to FLUENTLY speak another language

3 Beverages I Drink Regularly:
Water
Apple Juice
When not pregnant or nursing Vanilla Chai (oh, how I love you and miss you so!)

3 Shows I Watched as a Kid:
Mister Rogers
Fraggle Rock
My So Called Life (I was a bit older for this one)

3 People I tag:
Xavier
Jamie @ All Things Avery
Amber @ Crazy Bloggin Canuck

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  • Blogger Adventures In Babywearing says so:
    10:46 PM  

    Oh you have some goodies here (and I think I am a comment hog on your blog, a comment hog blog I am- as I am always first to say something!) ANYWAY-- dogs love diapers- must be in their nature. Why DO men have nipples? And P.S. I was obsessed with Angela on My So Called Life and had the red hair and all (and why am I admitting this??) top

  • Blogger Adventures In Babywearing says so:
    11:18 PM  

    I mean I am a comment blog hog, not a hog blog... ohh I need to go to bed already! top

  • Blogger New Mama's Nest says so:
    11:22 PM  

    Who didn't want to be Angela?! I had the hair too.. and the awful flanel shirts! (I have the My So Called Life box set if you want to borrow it!) top

  • Blogger Mama Duck says so:
    11:08 PM  

    So cute!! Lil' Duck finally got his up as well - http://lilduckduck.com/archive/194 top