Category Archives: Babies

Being a parent for the first time is no joke. I don’t envy those of you holding tiny babies right now that are going through this brand new. While my postpartum recovery seems to get worse after each baby, the babies themselves? They keep getting easier. Also, I think I just keep getting better at […]

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World (Wide Web), meet Wallace Austin Krause. Born December 21st at 4:59 am, after a mostly short and intense med-free labor, weighing in at 9.1 lbs and measuring 21.5 inches long. I have SO much to tell you about him, about me, about 4 kids. But for now, I rest.. and cry because postpartum healing […]

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I am one step closer to TOTALLY READY to evict this baby. Our bedroom and nursery nook are done! NESTING SO HARD. This glorious transformation and post brought to you by Carousel Designs – www.babybedding.com We teamed up with Carousel Designs on the crib bedding and curtains. It was our starting point, and everything came […]

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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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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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