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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Last night was rough. Not  a lot of sleeping going on for any of us (except the newborn… I’m not even going to tell you all how well she sleeps for fear of death threats and bombs sent to my doorstep). So Starbucks was a necessity while we were out this morning. Before braving the […]

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I love jewelry that has significance. Throughout my teen years, I wore a charm bracelet daily, collecting new charms for each milestone in my young life. I even wore it often in my early twenties, but I had to put it away once I had Kendall. It’s just not practical to be wearing a floppy […]

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This is the update I know so many of you are waiting on- the “How Is The Toddler Adapting,” post. I’ll be honest, I hesitate to type this. You think my birth stories are terrifying? My recovery stories are great birth control? Ha! This may be worse. I was thinking of holding off, seeing if […]

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Scott’s been home with us ever since the day I had Leyna, nearly 4 weeks. He goes back to work on Monday and was bemoaning his return last night. I felt he needed a little pep talk, so, being the encouraging wife I am, I gave it to him straight. “Let me just remind you […]

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I firmly believe one of the least discussed parts of the whole pregnancy, childbirth, becoming a mom experience is the part that follows immediately after that baby exits your womb. The world, with all it’s warm and fuzzy ads and Lifetime movies, would have you believe that once that baby is out, all is perfect […]

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Life as a family of four is turning out to be quite the blissful existence. Sure, I know we still have plenty of ups and downs ahead of us, and I’m not saying the transition is over. Everyone seems to be experiencing some growing pains, but THIS makes it all worth it. Last weekend Jessica […]

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It’s hard to know where to start with this one. I mean, with Kendall I knew the moment I went into real labor. I lost my mucous plug, had a contraction shortly after and had a baby in my arms about 21 hours after that. This time, however, there were a lot of false starts. […]

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I’m sittin’ here, I’m 1 day old I’m sittin’ here, I’m 2 days old I’m sittin’ here, I’m 3 days old I’m sittin’ here, I’m 4 days old One day I’ll be a year Then I’ll be two Then three Then four But as for now, I’m sittin’ here I’m five days old and no […]

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