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A couple months before Wallace was born, I asked “Can this baby monitor change the game with our 4th baby?” about the Owlet Smart Sock. I’m back for an update! Wallace just turned 5 months old, and I’m here to tell you the Owlet is, indeed, a game changer. Owlet is sponsoring this post.  To […]

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“I am so lucky to have you. We are so happy you’re here!” “Do you like us as much as we like you? I hope so.” “You are the best surprise.” “Thank you for surprising us!” “I never knew you were missing until you were here.” Those are all actual conversations I have with Wallace […]

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The following photo is not intended to make you feel inadequate about what you did or didn’t do for your family on Valentines Day: I went a little nuts, but I’ll explain why in a bit. Valentines Day dinner was made up of the foods the kids told me they “love”- mac & cheese for […]

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Okay, this is going to be quick because Wallace is sure to wake up soon SINCE I’M NOT HOLDING HIM. And I really want to update you all on how life with a one-month-old is. One! Month! Old! But? I also really need a shower because I can’t handle the smell of myself. First thing’s […]

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“When you’re deaded, and you go to heaven, can you see?” “Yeah, buddy. I think so.” “If you can see, then you’re alive, right? So you can be alive in heaven?” “Well, no… not really? I… Kendall, I don’t know. You can see, and it will feel like you’re alive, maybe? But you can only […]

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::sits on pillow, dusts off blog, adjusts breast pads:: Hi! Lowell was born 8 days ago. Life is lovely and chaotic all at once. I’m ridiculously overwhelmed and happy all at once. I’m also getting my postpartum ass kicked by another horrific postpartum rash and some super sore and engorged boobs to go with it. […]

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Come here.  Closer. Lean in, I’m going to say this in a very soft whisper. It’s true. This baby? She is…. easy. She sleeps! A lot. Her cries? Not bad. No signs of colic. None. ::KNOCKING ON ALL PIECES OF WOOD:: Oh, I really, really hate to blog about this. I’ve waited over 5 weeks […]

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I really haven’t thought much about what life will *really* be like with another newborn in the house. I mean, I’ve fantasized, perhaps. I’ve envisioned the tiny clothes and the cute pictures I can take of Kendall and his new brother/sister. I’ve thought about how I might want to decorate the nursery and about the […]

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