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Category Archives: Kids & Parenting

Tuesday started out as ordinary as any other day, but ended with our family shaken to the core. In the span of 30 seconds, my 16 month old son nearly drowned right before my eyes. October has been unseasonably warm and with temperatures reaching well into the 90s in the afternoons, we’ve been continuing our favorite […]

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Almost five years ago, life as I knew it was about to change forever. A series of events including a once-in-a-lifetime, soul-finding adventure in India and a career change were leading me to a place I always knew I would find: motherhood. My husband and I planned out the birth of our first child almost […]

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I signed my oldest up for Mother’s Day Out when she turned two partly because I needed a break and partly because everyone else was doing it. I toured a few schools and chose a small church school that gave me good vibes. Gabriella went there for a year and a half until I decided […]

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My mom always says the first child is like the first pancake that you throw away…the one that tests the waters and paves the way for the rest of the batch. Gabriella, my first venture into motherhood, is my test child. The one who has taught me the ins and outs of what it means […]

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In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I want to document my breastfeeding journey with my firstborn, my sweet Gabriella who had the patience to let me figure things out. There was never a question about if I would breastfeed; it’s been a part of my life since…well, since I was born and breastfed until I was […]

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