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Welcome to The Redheads, a blog on the life of a redheaded family.

22 Feb Posted by in Liddi | Comments

Liddi’s First Days

Liddi’s First Days

Liddi was born in water. (I promise the story is coming. Patience, Iago.) This little girl has taken several herbal baths since her birth (and at least 100 prior to her birth!), and it surely is her favorite place to be. She feels the water on her toes and instantly soothes. Yesterday, she was so alert in the tub and […]

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21 Feb Posted by in Corban, Jaeda, Liddi | Comments

Liddi’s Sibs

Liddi’s Sibs

Liddi is loved. The smush-faced, sloppy-kiss, slightly-too-roughly-squeezed kind of love. The kind only given by siblings. Corban is absolutely smitten with her. He can’t take his eyes off her and holds her constantly. He was ready for a rare break the other day. Auntie Anna picked Liddi up, and sweet Liddi started crying. “Why is […]

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20 Feb Posted by in Family, Liddi | 4 comments

Meet Liddi

Meet Liddi

Well, I stuck to my promise and didn’t post until our baby was born. A baby GIRL. An 8 pound 2 ounce, 20 1/2 inch long baby girl. Named Lidia Felice. But we’ll be calling her Liddi. Here she is just hours old. Swollen and bruised but OUT. We’ll save that for The Birth Story […]

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08 Feb Posted by in Friends, Pregnancy, Sarah | 2 comments

my first #blessingway

my first #blessingway

Have you heard of a blessingway? It’s a Native American tradition, I believe, of showering a near-birth woman with love and blessings. And apparently treats. Or at least, our American version included that. Last Saturday, some of my dearest friends surprised me with my first blessingway. And a surprise it was! I had even gone […]

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28 Jan Posted by in Pregnancy | 4 comments

This baby’s coming!

This baby’s coming!

This is a 36-week belly. And today we’re already 37 weeks! Baby has definitely dropped. (I’m nearing the point where I’m certain if he/she drops any lower, they’ll just fall out, but Midwife Shannon assures me there’s a much longer process to the whole thing.) I started taking a liquid calcium/magnesium supplement, aaaaaand I’m sleeping at […]

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