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Thoughts on Two

When we found out we were pregnant with P, I was totally shocked and overjoyed. At that time, I had no idea that the sesame seed growing in my belly would end up an almost 11-lb cuddlebug who would complement and magnify the smiles, love, and laughter that Liv had already brought into our lives.…

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Baby Penelope is here!

Hi everyone! So excited to share the good news that Penelope Rose was born at 2:04 this morning. She weighed 10 lb 13 oz (no one could believe it!) and is calm, so sweet and snuggly. Everyone is enjoying getting to know the newest member of the family, and we are so thankful she arrived…

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40+ weeks and all the old wives’ tales

Hi friends! We’re still here, haha.  Since I wasn’t sure how far the midwives would let me go before induction – the doctor who analyzed my ultrasounds for the VSD and baby’s size put in a recommendation for 39 weeks, which I declined- I’ve been trying out the old wives’ tales to encourage labor, including…

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{Family} How workouts have changed: end of third trimester

We’re down to the last haul. I think? I hope. It’s definitely hit the point where I’m convinced I’m going to be pregnant forever. Thank you again for all of your wonderful comments on my last post. I really appreciate all of the kind words, sweet emails, virtual hugs and support. <3 It also made…

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Family: Weeks 37-39… and into Week 40

and feeling… nervous/ready/excited/let’s do this.  Random thoughts/things that I’ve noticed: -The funk that I was in from weeks 37-38. A lot of things compounded, and I wasn’t feeling like myself at all. After 4 days of constant on and off crying, I gave the midwives a call. I talked to the midwives, Tom, and my…

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Family: Nursery Peek

Hi friends! I’m kind of in shock that we’ll likely be meeting our newest member of the family THIS WEEK. It feels like all of the holidays rolled in one; such a magical surprise, and we’ve been waiting in anticipation. We’ve been getting things ready around the house for a while now, packing hospital bags,…

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Third Trimester Faves

Hi friends! Here we are at the end of the third trimester, and I feel like I’m waiting for a giant pot of water to boil. Every night when I get Braxton Hicks, I’m like, “IS THIS IT?!” and alas, it is not. Such a tease. No idea when the party will be starting, but…

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Family: Weeks 35-37

A little trip down belly memory lane: 8 weeks (when I thought I was totally showing already) 17 weeks: and now, 37 weeks and feeling…. Ready! Even though I think I still have at least another 1 1/2 to 2 weeks left.  Random thoughts/things that I’ve noticed: -I’ve been having Braxton Hicks contractions almost every night…

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