Years of Noah🌿
The first 4 years of your life you lived in American Samoa where you believed the ocean is all there is and eating giant delicious papayas for breakfast after a morning walk is the norm. Where we watched sea turtles eat seaweed in the shallows as we ate our koko bean potatoes and collected many sticks. Where we ate hundreds of noni flowers while picking exotic flowers for our smoothie pictures. Where we ate many watermelons on every scenic spot by the ocean. Where you learned to snorkel on my back as we watched eels stalk their pray. Where we paddle boarded because we needed to change things up. Life is so sweet. ✨By Lecya
Yesterday I was away from Kara for a whole day. The first time I’ve been away from her that long... I learned 2 things yesterday. 1. I cannot leave Kara like I thought I potentially could to go away for a couple of days with Nick next month... and 2. Well. I was working with lots of other people yesterday and ya know what? I met a new side of me... I am totally one of THOSE mums! People would ask me about me and I’d say ‘Oh I’m a mum. Wanna see a picture of my baby? Yeah she’s 9 months old this weekend. Yeah I miss her so much. Aw thanks yeah she is just so cute.’ And on and on I could go 😂 So now here I am just fully embracing that I am #thatmum and that I’m potentially a stage 5 clinger to my child ❤️
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“You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” e.e. cummings
Any room for another one on the ten years bandwagon? I have loved seeing everyone’s #10yearchallenge photographs, so here I am 10 years ago with my Miss Mollie. There might be a little difference between mine compared to most of my fellow friends on here. In 2009 I was 1 year into my parenting journey, 5 years into my step mum journey and engaged to my now hubby. No skimpy fancy dress costumed, no cocktails in fancy bars and no journeys to beautiful far flung destinations. This is me, trying to establish a routine, navigating my way through blended family motherhood at 23 years old, and trying to finding my place in society that was telling me I should be at uni or focusing on my career. I look back with such fond memories of this year, I had wanted to be a mummy, since forever, so I was literally living my dream, plus this was the year Mr Duck and I got married and the year we fell pregnant with our second Duckling, Billy, but as a young mum I was so hasty in letting go of elements that made me, well me. I was a dancer, I loved to dance and I loved to teach, it’s what set my soul of fire, in hindsight I wish I had held a little tighter to that something but when your knee deep in nappies and baby snuggles striving to be the best mum/wife you can it’s easy to forget to best version of you too. 10 years have literally passed in a flash, this year is Chris’ and mine 10 year wedding anniversary and we now have three Ducklings and two older Ducks to keep us busy plus two grandchildren. We aren’t perfect parents but we try, we’ve not got our shit together and we are still winging it, we know it’s not conventional and we sometimes wish we could enjoy being grandparents more but we are so blessed with our blended family. I think there will be a lot of reminiscing this year with our anniversary approaching, so many magical moments, so many lie changing experiences, here’s to the next ten. 💙
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How sweet is my baby modeling the most amazing soft soles from @shopboldbaby?! These shoes are the most comfy shoes in the world, they’re the only shoes that actually stay on Layla’s feet, they’re good for her, and they won’t break the bank! (Research the benefits of soft soles shoes if you haven’t!) and to add to all that amazingness all her products are handmade with love, and what’s better than giving your baby the best AND supporting a mom owned small business?! Shop Bold Baby and use the code SHOPWITHLAYLA and get 20% off your order!
What’s extra special about this photo is that she’s modeling in my christening dress from when I was her age.✨ I’ve been waiting from the moment this little girl was born to put her in this dress 💛
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Happiness is seeing the picture that you took of your kids make it on Hawaii News Now.
“Our to go snaps 💁🏼♀️” // Heart snap clips (link in profile to shop)
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Camden and Nolan.
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Shout out to these two for being on their best behaviour all week while Daddy’s been away working!😇🙌🏼There’s been no fighting or tantrums and they’ve listened to everything I’ve asked of them and we’ve had barely any tears the whole week....including from me!🥳🤣🤣🤣
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Some more photos from Florida these photo's are from our airboat ride we did at @wildfloridairboats and of course Milly looked as cute as ever in her @dp_dyes tee!! .
@ekaandeurokidsagency milly even practiced her posing on her made up runway 🤣🤣
Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you
Sweet dreams that leave all worries behind you
But in your dreams whatever they be
Dream a little dream of me...
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I’m back, IG peeps!
After a few days without a phone due to dropping it at just the right angle and completely shattering it, I got my phone repaired! I had the best experience with the company that fixed it, and will be storying about it later.
Meanwhile, it’s day 4 of solid rain here in SoCal, and we spoiled-with-sunshine people are going nuts. 😂
Everything looks so clean, green, and beautiful, and California needs the rain, but I feel the lack of sunshine in the depths of my being. Days 1 and 2 were enjoyable since we got cozy at home with sweats, soup, and cuddly blankets. But day 3 left me feeling blah, and day 4 has us tearing up the house and doing projects. I would not fare well living in the PNW, huh?
How’s your week going so far?
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~ sometimes the best days are filled with lots of cuddles and kisses.
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Charlie is so excited, and wanted everyone to know, that The Little Mermaid IS BEING RELEASED FROM THE VAULT 🙌🏻 Get the #LittleMermaid30th Anniversary Edition on digital and @movies.anywhere February 12 and Blu-ray Feb 26 🧜🏻♀️
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We spent this snowy afternoon in Pjs thanks to Instacart! Groceries delivered is the best #momhack ever! Use our code for $10 off your order! ❄️
I love how Hannah not only made a session of bridal portraits a priority, but she included time to take photos in her mom’s wedding dress as well. Being a bride is incredibly special, and Hannah knew how to soak up each part, and documented it all!
Everytime this little guys is taking a bath, after a mountain of toys are in the water taking a swim, I find my self fulfilling the wishes of the king of the aquatic forest, asking over and over againg for more toys to join the bath party. .
I'm not gonna lie, it gets crazy and for some reason it was a pain to clean up afterwards because of the tiny little toys that were hard to grab while wet or because of the giant ones that soak up all the water. .
We found this Munchkin toy picker/holder/drainer at Target. it has been a life saver. It's just too good. .
Mr. 4 year old finishes his splash time and in a second I can clean up. pick up the toys and leave them there to drain all the water for the next time all the toys and little people in the house decide is time again for the #bathtubparty#munchkinmoments
I’ve always prayed for my children to have sweet friends that lift their spirits, support their dreams and comfort them in times of hardship. Then you realize that God gives you exactly what you never knew you needed. Counting my blessings twice today and reflecting on this grateful heart of mine that he gave us the truest of true friendships.
When my precious friend asked Caroline Reese what she wanted for her birthday, she told her she wanted a big white car like her Moms. And that’s exactly what she surprised her with. Let me also go ahead and clarify that I drive a white Honda Pilot and not a Bentley 😅. To see the excitement for Caroline Reese when they gave it to her was such a sweet moment, but not as amazing as the look on my friends face when she gave it to her.
There are just some people on this earth you absolutely couldn’t live without. She’s one of mine. Love your friends fiercely ❤️ appreciate them immensely ❤️ Thank you my precious friend for being a light in my life & my littles. You are so loved!
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When Denver and I were dating he told me he loved my V smile. I had no idea what he was talking about. Then I had Oliver and saw this. 💕 About one of the only traits he got from me besides his coloring 😂. #meetoliverfinn#iloveyou#bethanypoteetpresets