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Baby Boy: 21 Week Update

If you follow me on social media (or are family) you already know the big news for this update – or if you read the headline. 665 more words

Des Moines

This is Really Happening

Today, I had a midwife appointment. It was my 39 week appointment, even though I am technically not 39 weeks until about an hour from now. 1,144 more words


Worries and Thankful Thoughts

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about whether I’ll be a good mom. Like, what can I do to ensure I’ll be a capable parent? What’s the right or wrong thing to do when raising a child? 640 more words

The Toddler Fashionista

I have created a monster.

I know that it’s my own fault, but I’m not sure if I could’ve made myself do it any differently. 548 more words


unruffled nonchalance of the game

Written in Athens, Greece in 2009….
It is funny how easily you forget how happy someone can make you. The sound of the laugh is a little more giggly and you forget that there is another soul who can tap into that giggle and create an explosion of uncontrolable goof. 500 more words


ten exultant and sinful days

It’s like there is a shift in perception that makes me think I have wronged someone – possibly myself – when there is no proof to support my beliefs. 649 more words


The Little Man Song

Ever since we realized how much reflux was bothering Paul, we’ve been holding him almost all the time. His favorite position is to be snuggled upright on his belly, as you can see from the pictures, and he is held like this nearly 24/7. 454 more words