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Author Archive | Anna Rhodes

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Am I CRAZY For Wanting a Third Baby?

I’m sitting at a cross-roads guys, and I’m feeling a little stuck. Here we are – the all-American standard family of four. Things are evenly balanced, boys and girls, one-to-one parent/child ratio, fitting nicely in a 3-bedroom house (although the single bathroom is a bit crammed). Logic tells us that our family should be complete, […]

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CHRISTMAS

Christmases without Dad

I laugh when I put up my Christmas tree. Eight pieces or so, pre-lit, done within 30 minutes (fluffing included). Yet, for YEARS I watched my Dad struggle with his…organizing the color-coded branches, wrestling the lights (usually with language equally colorful), and replacing burnt out bulbs. Why didn’t he just go buy a pre-lit tree […]

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Spontaneity Kid Care- Better Than Babysitters

Disclaimer:  This is a sponsored post for Spontaneity Kid Care.  However, all opinions are 100% our own and we stand by Spontaneity Kid Care and all that we endorse. How many of us have to opt out of last minute invitations because of lack of childcare? “OF COURSE I want to try that new place […]

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My Daughter is a Sour Patch Kid

My Daughter is a Sour Patch Kid

Surely by now you have seen the hilarious commercials for Sour Patch Kids candy. I have always found these entertaining but lately they are hitting a little too close to home. You see, I realized that my daughter IS A SOUR PATCH KID. Human form. Anyone that knows her well can attest to this. In […]

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I. Love. Birth.

Hi, my name is Anna and I am a birth addict. I’m not sure exactly when it started, but it progressed rather quickly. It doesn’t seem like that long ago when pre-motherhood Anna sat around listening to women discuss all of their childrens’ deliveries and thought, “Hmm…how can these women talk about this for hours?” Hours. […]

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I Like Myself Better As a Mom

I Like Myself Better As a Mom

Lately I have had several friends become first-time moms. I’m absolutely obsessed with all of their precious babies, of course, but what I have found most fascinating is watching their personal transformation. I LOVE LOVE LOVE watching my friends become mothers!! It’s so beautiful to see these women enter their new role and become more […]

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