Author Archives: Jill

The guy walked up to me with a look of importance, like whatever he was going to say or ask had been thought out. “When are you due?” It was nearly a demand. I mean, I don’t mind sharing my due date, but people aren’t entitled to it, you know? “Mid December,” I replied quickly […]

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I grunt when I move, I pee 4 times a night, I have to brace myself against something to catch my breath after walking up our stairs. This marks the beginning of the “I feel super pregnant” phase. Timely, considering I’ve only got about a week and a half left in the 2nd trimester. OMGWTFCERVIX. […]

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Today’s post is straight up fancy photography talk, but I think anyone who’s considering jumping into the DSLR waters soon will find it interesting. I’m sharing my growing love for a prime lens that is a pretty great price (relatively, when it comes to photography gear), and a valuable and versatile addition to a parent’s […]

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When Kendall was a baby, I signed up for one of those monthly book clubs – the kind where they send you a few new books a month and charge you if you don’t send them back. Of course, I never sent anything back, and we built up quite a library that year. All the […]

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My daughter was supposed to grow up and play with wooden dolls, and handmade toys. She was supposed to make fairy gardens outside while wearing butterfly wings I would purchase from Etsy. This post is sponsored by Monster High, a brand my 5-year-old daughter has quickly fallen in love with… and that was never supposed […]

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Pregnant for the 4th time is not at all like being pregnant for the 1st time- for better and for worse. Things that get better: The anxiety I know that spotting can be common and nothing to be alarmed by most of the time. I know what contractions feel like and how they differ from Braxton […]

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A little Arlo & Rosie update for you… As we hoped (hooray!) they are best buds. It’s hilarious to watch them play together. I’ve posted some videos on the @ArloandRosie IG account. Rosie is definitely “the boss,” despite weighing probably 1/12th of what he does. We could not ask for a better fit when it […]

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