• Slow Days

    It’s coming back to me now because I’m here, but when there’s a new little person in your life, you have to take your days a little slower.  Not just because they’re not on the eat three times a day, sleep through the night plan.

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  • Soon-to-be Oldest

    My soon-to-be oldest, he showed me just how amazing motherhood is. And while I don’t always feel confident in my motherhood, when I see him – happy, laughing, talking non-stop, exploring, learning, loving, even throwing a standard two year old protest – it gives me confidence.

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  • The Days Before and Worries

    This pregnancy, knowing there’s about to be another newborn in my life feels overwhelming at times. Because I don’t know how hard it will be. Or how much sleep I won’t get, or if everything I did with Ajax will not work with this one, leaving me with only Google and millions of texts to my mom in order to survive.

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  • Stuff for Baby #2

    Even after I found out there was going to be another little boy joining our crew, I put off thinking about what things he might need until a week ago. And then I might have freaked out a little because even though we have a boy, it’s been over two years since he was a newborn.

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