Jan 15–17

Dear family! On Friday, we packed up the car and headed for the cabin! Woohoo! There is nothing in this whole life that I love more than family time, sunshine and adventures ❤️❤️

Upon arriving at the cabin, it was the usual routine: Mama take Leslie and start…


24 December — 4 Jan

Santa comes today!!! And we are soooo excited!

This morning is beautiful and although I was up loooong before the rest of the cabin with Leslie, we snuggled and remained pretty quiet. It was a bit of a long night as she woke and cried…


23 December

Dearest loves of my life,

Today we headed to the hytte to celebrate Jul. Leslie was so excited to see all of the family together! Mimi, Bestefar, Henrik, Tom-Eirik, Oldemor, Mama, Papa and (in mama’s belly, baby Madison). …


21 December

My sweet Leslie, I love you baby girl! You are so funny, smart, caring, pretty and charming. I always love it when you wake up in the mornings and look at me and smile and say “I’m done sleeping papa, I slept all night”. Despite the fact that…


12 December

Dearest loves of my life, another week and weekend has flown by. …


5 December

Good morning my loves! We had such a nice weekend! On Saturday morning, daddy and Leslie got up early and we had so much fun! …


3 December

Hey dear family! Today after work, we are going to take family photos! It’s the first time we’ve had professional photos taken and it will be so much fun :) I just hope Leslie is in a good mood when she comes home from daycare.

The last couple…


1 December

Yesterday was so much fun. I came home in time for us to all eat dinner together (day 2 of Thanksgiving leftovers. Nice!) and then afterwards, we cleaned up and daddy and Leslie played on the floor with a huge storage box of Legos while mommy and baby…


30 November

Hello my loves! As usual, there’s been quite a gap since the last time I wrote. We’ll start from the most recent and see what I can recall.

On Sunday evening, we decorated the house and tree. I love it! Christmas music, dancing, silly games, and Leslie had…


3 November

Dearest Leslie my angel, yesterday you had a complete meltdown at barnehage when mama came to get you. Minimum of 30minutes of screaming and laying on the ground, etc. Eventually, mama broke down in tears in front of everyone.

Unacceptable, little girl. This nonsense stops now.

I understand…

David Smith

Hubby & daddy. USMC veteran. Marketing professional. Entrepreneur. I like mountains, whisky, travel and mischief. Live in Norway. Insta: @americanvikinginnorway

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