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Kayla, my oldest. She is 4 1/2 and is a sweet, loving and silly little girl. She took us 2 ½ years and 3 IVF’s to conceive. Kayla is allergic to dairy. We manage her allergy and work to balance her safety with giving her a normal childhood. Kayla loves to read books and play games - she amazes me every day.

Alysa, my youngest. She is 3 years old and is a silly little spitfire. She’s our monkey and loves to climb on everything. She was a “natural” baby, but it was only b/c of my wonderful doctors that we were able to stop an impending miscarriage. Alysa suffers from Acid Reflux Disease and sleep apnea. She may be little, but she has a big personality. She adores her big sister and is so much fun to be around. She keeps me laughing every day.

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Mothers Day 2009

Thursday, July 30, 2009
J and I decided to treat ourselves to some take-out this evening. We hardly ever bring dairy into the house but tonight was just one of those nights where we wanted it that bad. As usual we took all the precautions, got everything we needed out before, etc. While we were sitting down eating, Kayla comes into the kitchen (she was supposed to be in bed). I told her that we were eating dairy and to not touch what we had. She was curious and came over to look at our food. We showed her what we had and told her what it was. I also told her we'd clean up when we were done. So she then looked at me and said, "Make sure you wipe the table really good (she evened used hand motions to demonstrate what she meant)." She then went back upstairs to her room without any flicker of upset or nerves.

She makes us so proud - we must be doing something right. And yes, honey, we did wipe the table really well.

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