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buy a house

weighing risk and reward we decided to buy a house!

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I am pretty sure that I have never wanted to hashtag as hard as I want to hashtag right now…#adulting. As some of you may know, we have been on the market for a house for a little over a year now. We have been looking seriously for at least 6 months. […]

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The waiting game: a guide to waiting in parenthood

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I thought that the wait was long and hard when I was pregnant. One thing that never occurred to me before I was pregnant was how much time I would sit and wait. This is before taxiing my child to soccer games and band practice. Before I would ever have to take […]

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close to home: deciding where you want to grow your family

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!When you grow up with siblings, you take it for granted that you are pretty much never alone. In fact, it was hard to be alone, even when we wanted to be. That was the life of a “big” family. I grew up with four siblings and two parents. We had the […]

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newborn baby: week two and going strong

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Your are starting to get the hang of things. You haven’t killed your newborn baby, and you know how to change her diaper in the dark. WAY TO GO! The same things that you were just picking up on in Week 1 continue. You are feeding the baby, changing the baby, and […]

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nesting dolls: how women’s bodies are mind-blowing

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!My mom is truly amazing. She has always exercised the part of her brain that most adults let vanish. She has maintained magic and intuition. She has maintained the imagination that most of us forget about, and she realizes it for people all around her. She has done us, her children and […]

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a girl travels the world in search…

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!My husband, God bless him, is a ham. He says things wholeheartedly without realizing they are clichés. He loves Truly, Madly, Deeply by Savage Garden more today than he did in 2001. He says sweet nothings to lay it on thick in front of my mom to get a laugh. Heck, he’s […]

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