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We’re pregnant (again)!

We are super excited to share our big news finally! I've been waiting with anticipation to tell our friends for about six weeks now. We told our family just a few weeks ago. I was a little more hesitant to tell the world this time, since we had been trying to conceive for months with… Continue reading We’re pregnant (again)!

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23 Years of Adventure

Today I am celebrating twenty-three years of life. Twenty-three years of love. Twenty-three years of adventure. I heard my birth story from my aunt and grandmother a bunch of times growing up. I think mainly because, as they tell it, it was a wild day! My mother was in labor prematurely and it was sometime… Continue reading 23 Years of Adventure

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Good News … Finally!

Life has been absolutely CRAZYYYY lately… Is anyone else ready for fall, too? I haven’t had much time to put into my writing because I feel like I’m so busy I can’t even breathe sometimes. Everyone tells you it’s hard being a mom, but you can’t really prepare yourself for something like motherhood. I think… Continue reading Good News … Finally!

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Story time!

Sorry to disappoint, but this isn't a fictional story... I haven't had much time to put into my writing lately, but I wanted to give you guys a quick glimpse into what I've been up to lately! 1. I have a baaaad rash of POISON SUMAC. 🌿😭 A few friends and I thought it would… Continue reading Story time!

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The Night Before Her Birth

Until you’ve experienced it, childbirth is a scary thing to think about. For a long time, it was at the very TOP of my list of biggest fears. I didn’t have any experiences to compare the most painful and emotional thing that I was ever going to put myself through, so the thought of becoming… Continue reading The Night Before Her Birth

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June Blogging Challenge: Day 4

Ahh! Good morning, bloggers! It is Day 4 of my June Blogging Challenge!! Today’s prompt is: SOMETHING/SOMEONE THAT MAKES YOU HAPPY This one is so easy for me! In January I gave birth to my first child, Della Rae. Being a mom makes me SO happy, so today’s prompt is a no-brainer. Della Rae was… Continue reading June Blogging Challenge: Day 4

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An Open Letter to the Grandparents of My First Baby

To the grandparents of my first baby: When I first found out I was pregnant, I was terrified. Terrified of the unknown. Terrified of how you’d react. Terrified of how I would be as a new mom. I can say with certainty now, parenthood is something you just don’t understand until you are one yourself.… Continue reading An Open Letter to the Grandparents of My First Baby

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Mental Health Awareness Month

I've never talked about mental health on my blog before, but I figured it's a great topic to talk about, and since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, there's no better time than now! When I think about words that describe myself, I first think about words like happy, energetic, motivated, determined, etc. But the… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month

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The big 5-0

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Della is three months old today!

It has been awhile since I've given an update on my beautiful Bebe girl, but since today she turns THREE MONTHS old, I thought it would be a great time for an update on my new life in motherhood! Ever since we brought her home, Della has been one of the most content and well-behaves… Continue reading Della is three months old today!