Author Archives: Jill

Okay, sure, the baby isn’t even here yet. Obviously, teething is a ways off, but NESTING! Wellements Baby recently sent me their Baby Tooth Oil, and they are sponsoring this post all about how I handle teething babies, so let’s talk teething, shall we? To start, I’ll say that my experience with 3 teething babies […]

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I’m 38 1/2 weeks pregnant, which would seem really really pregnant to some people, but I have always had my babies 4-5 days after my due date, so I’m merely really pregnant. And yet, way too pregnant to do the following things: I’m too pregnant to wear a bra for more than 3 hours. This […]

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It’s been a long while since I’ve blogged about how we plan to use cloth diapers on here. I have some really old posts in my archives from when I first cloth diapered my oldest- EIGHT YEARS AGO. Holy cow. In some ways, a lot has changed, but what hasn’t changed is that I’m STILL […]

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So many people said to me, “You’ll just know. You’ll know when your family is complete.” And the last time I was pregnant, I was willing myself to know, but it never felt final. I mean, of course, I said I was done because, well, 3 was the plan. That was the agreed upon number, […]

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The turkey is officially all gone at our house, thanks to a giant pot of turkey soup I made for dinner last night. (It’s just chicken soup, but with turkey because I am super creative.)  The trees are up. The toddler is sneaking candy canes every chance he gets. Joy! Merry! Bring on the holidays! […]

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When I saw this giant fluffy yarn at Michaels, I immediately had a vision for it as a wreath, so I bought it in a couple colors.  Bernat Blanket Big Stich ‘n Win yarn But not as a yarn wrapped wreath. I not-so-secretly detest yarn-wrapping wreaths. No patience! Instead, I thought it would be fun […]

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“Hey, I noticed my urine sample is still in the bathroom. Do you need to get that to the lab?”  “Oh, no. I don’t think they’re going to run it.” I’d been in the L&D unit at the hospital for about 2 hours at that point with monitors strapped to me to check baby’s heart, […]

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