#CampaignaForDana Day 1

October 1st, 2016: Today I’m wearing the painted parrots my mom wore on the day she brought me home from the hospital. I chose these earrings because this year, for me, is obviously all about babies (in case you haven’t noticed that in my Facebook and Instagram feeds).

Dana (with today’s parrot earrings) and baby Martha, headed home from the hospital

These parrots remind me of the parrot on the handle of Mary Poppins’ magical umbrella. I used to stand on the back porch of our house in Portland holding an umbrella into the air, waiting for it to whisk me away into the sky.

Me (in the parrot earrings) with MY baby

One concern I have this year: grabby baby. Here’s a behind the scenes look at Finlaybaby reaching for the parrots.

Danger, danger… Ok I was taunting him with them a little bit…
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