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An Open Letter to Baby Jammies with Snaps

Dear Baby Jammies with Snaps,

Hi. Not sure if you remember me, but we met a few nights ago in the nursery. It was 1 a.m., the baby was screaming and we were both covered in poop. 460 more words


Joseph Alexander's Mom

I have been a teacher for 20 years. It was what I went to University to become and exactly what I did thereafter. I loved every minute, second of being a teacher. 479 more words

Must-Haves When Bringing Home Baby..and Things You Don't Really Need!

I remember the chaos of trying to figure out what in the heck I would actually need to take care of a newborn. Oddly enough (since now I can’t even remember what it was like to NOT have two crazy kids ruling my home), before the birth of my oldest (2 1/2!!), I had never even changed a diaper. 1,268 more words

I faced my fear and said ‘Hello’ to life…

I chose optimism in the face of adversity…that was four years ago. The then self of me was nervous and afraid.

Yes, indeed fear is a fact of life that you cannot avoid, so when I got the opportunity to face it, I said ‘Hello’ to life. 518 more words


You can't do THAT in front of people! (12)

I remember being at my sister’s pool with my nephews (this was before my own kids), when one of them got out the pool, walked over to the grass outside the pool area, pulled their swimsuit down, and promptly peed on the grass.   573 more words

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Getting fruity in Cocoa Beach off the beaten path

These are some of my favorite stops in Cocoa Beach – easy and fun with the baby.  I’ve worked out several short outings I can do with the baby. 308 more words

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