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No I Am Not Her Grandma!

No, I Am Not Her Grandma!

  I was 35. My baby was 18 month old. We were checking out at the grocery store when the clerk pointed to my sweet baby girl, whose chubby little legs were sticking out of the front part of the grocery cart, and she asked, “Is that your grand-baby?” I tried not to be mortified […]

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Learning to Live After The Loss of A Baby

Learning to live… learning is described as, ‘Knowledge acquired through experience, study, or being taught.’ Unfortunately in the case of losing a baby our knowledge is gained through experience. Experiencing every mother’s worst nightmare. When it happened to me, it was not even in the realm of possibilities and utterly shattered my soul. My brain […]

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A Letter To My Last Baby

Dear little one, You’ve turned one, and you aren’t a baby anymore, but I want you to know that you will always be my baby. Your brothers will always be my babies, too, but you are different because you are the last baby. In your first year, time has moved both slowly and quickly. I’ve […]

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To The Mamas Of Littles – It Gets Easier

I had all three of my children pretty much back-to-back-to-back.  Each time my husband and I found out we were expecting, we dreamily envisioned our little stair-step kiddos developing close knit friendships, and we were excited that our children would all be close in age. What I did not envision, however, was how tricky those early days of keeping up with a […]

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Pregnancy Is Not An Excuse

Pregnancy is not the time to let yourself go. It is not an excuse to eat whatever you want. It is not the time for you to rationalize that second piece of pie, or laying on the couch when you could be out for a walk. In fact, it’s just the opposite. When you’re pregnant, […]

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