Tag: newborn

baby number two

i always liked the number two

Going from one kid to two feels like a giant leap. Millions of moms do it. But there is something spectacular about the anticipation.

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after labor

after labor and delivery: tips for having company over

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!! Having company over after labor and delivery is not easy. Just thinking about it stresses me out…even a year later. The learning curve is HUGE and you feel like you are just surviving. It’s hard to explain to a bunch of delighted people that you just “aren’t feeling up to it.” […]

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marvel and stare

the new mom look: how one woman helped me

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Yesterday, I got out of the house for a little while. This trip helped me put the last year into perspective. I am no longer have the “new mom look.” Let me explain. After I got Anouk down for a little nap, I left Jay with the baby and got out to […]

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five things

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!Spent part of the week recovering from jet lag. Now that I am awake and refreshed, I am seeing some pretty cool stuff here at home! Here are the five things from this week.   1: Sparrow Collective MKE: They are a local store selling crafts from artisans around MKE. I love […]

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taking pictures,marvel and stare

month-to-month pictures: pregnancy and newborn

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I have learned a lot from taking these pictures. I see what other moms have done, how they have mastered the process, and how I have left some room for improvements. There are some tricks that I have learned along the way so that mom’s won’t make the same mistakes that I […]

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5 irrational fears you didn’t know you suffered until you had a baby

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!FEAR #1 Not being able to curl ALL of your hair. Every single morning, when I get ready for work, I dry my hair with a blow dryer after my shower and listen for the baby to wake. She does. Then I get up, feed her, change her, and get her ready. […]

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