My New Year's Eve: Before and After Having Kids

There was a point in my life where I actually got excited about New Year's Eve... excitedwiigFinding the perfect outfit was key...

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anigif_optimized-13000-1419291520-14Especially when the clock struck midnight...

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Then, I had kids. And New Year's Eve changed a little bit.

First, imagine trying to find a sitter, "Hey can you watch our four kids on New Year's Eve?"

c7386d6d4903000f3178af1e957bcaa9So, we decide to stay home instead. The one problem is there is NO way I can stay up till midnight...

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Oh wait that's me at 8:30, at midnight I'd be more like this...

giphy1And keeping my kids up past their bedtime ON PURPOSE?

tumblr_m47crmVZoL1r76lino1_500Plus, being the pregnant lady at New Year's Eve?

89d38e7b24ddba82c436d7302566daceInstead we like to get all crazy on New Year's Eve in our own way, maybe start something new...

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Maybe even make something special to snack on...

tumblr_mejnl0uTaQ1qj13p7o1_500And who knows? Maybe this year we will actually make it up to see the ball drop?

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