4 Years & 31 Weeks Married | Burning the Candle at Both Ends

We went from having the most relaxing weekend ever, to the most stressful week ever. For Jake, it’s crunch time. He’s set a goal to finish up his job market paper by this summer so that he can go on the market next year. But it’s been a little hard for him to carve out […]

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4 Years & 28 Weeks Married | What Does Jake Even Do?

It seems no one really quite understands what exactly Jake does as an Econ Ph.D. student. He’s like Chandler from Friends! Most people seem to think he does stuff with money, finance, stocks, or some sort of accounting. Cindy likes to joke that Jake just sits at his desk from 9:00am to 9:00pm writing random […]

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4 Years & 27 Weeks Married | Happy Easter!

Baby R celebrated her first Easter! She doesn’t quite understand yet that Christ has risen or the concept of finding Easter eggs or the fact that the two really have nothing to do with each other. But she still had fun! Since she’s mobile and walking now, we decided last minute to do a mini […]

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4 Years & 26 Weeks Married | Cindy’s 30th Birthday Bubble Soccer Party

We celebrated Cindy’s 30th birthday early this past weekend by checking off a bucket list activity: bubble soccer! IT. WAS. SO. MUCH. FUN. and also extremely tiring! and officially Cindy’s favorite birthday ever. It was the perfect way to conclude her twenties. When we got home, we were extremely wiped, super sore, and a litte […]

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4 Years & 25 Weeks Married | Weekend Hike with Friends

The big highlight of our week was hiking with our friends who also have a baby around the same age as Baby R. It’s been so fun hanging out and watching our babies hang out (or more like watching our babies treat the other like a new toy). It’s just so much easier making plans […]

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4 Years & 24 Weeks Married | Week of Firsts!

We visited Cindy’s dad this past weekend and slept over! It was our first overnight trip since nap training Baby R. We were a little nervous about how she would sleep in a new environment, but she did pretty well! She cried for about 30 minutes but after that slept through the rest of the […]

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4 Years & 23 Weeks Married | Moths Update

About a year ago, Jake spent about $100 and bought a cherry tree to raise some caterpillars with the hopes that they would turn into cecropia moths. (Read more about that here!) For weeks, he collected leaves to feed his baby caterpillars. It was so exciting to see the teeny tiny caterpillars grow bigger and […]

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4 Years & 22 Weeks Married | Same Old, Same Old

For the most part, not too much happened this past week. Our routine these days revolves around Baby R’s three wake windows. After Cindy leaves for work in the morning, Jake usually plays with Baby R until our childcare arrives (which is either our part-time nanny or our parents, depending on the day). Cindy usually […]

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