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Where I Get Alice’s Clothes

Happy Tuesday folks! I always appreciate any tips for where to get things for my daughter. I especially love where I can find cute but reasonable clothes, since she grows out of them in a minute! Here are a few places where I know I can find adorable outfits that won’t break the bank: Carters Why do I love Carters?…

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Reading with My Daughter

This week, I did something that I never realized I had been waiting years to do: I pre-registered my daughter for her first summer reading program. I can remember being so excited for summer to begin for two reasons: vacation and summer reading. I was never the type of child to spend my summer as far away from learning as…

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The Perks of Having a Baby When You’re a Little Older

When I was a teenager, my plan was to have my first baby at the age of 25. I assumed that I would meet my husband in college, get married soon afterwards and be a mommy at 25. Of course, life never happens in the way you would expect. I met my husband when I was almost 31, we got…

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Mom Confessions: Do What You Gotta Do

I’ve been a mother now for 6 months, and while I’d like to say that every moment has been perfect…well, it hasn’t. By this, I mean that sometimes I’m just not as completely prepared for situations as I would like. So, here are some real, and somewhat embarrassing, things that I’ve done to make the best of a situation: When…

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Alice at 6 Months

My daughter celebrated her half-birthday this week! She’s officially 6 months old! Here’s what’s been going on in the life of Alice: Nicknames: Bubs and Bestie still reign supreme in the world of nicknames. Clothes: While Alice still sort of fits into 6 month outfits, the 9 month outfits truly fit her best. Sleep: It REALLY depends on the day.…

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Alice at 5 Months

admin / January 30, 2018

How is my baby girl 5 months old???? She hit the 5-month mark on Sunday, and it just blows my mind how much she changes from month to month. Here’s some updates on our baby girl: Nicknames: Bubs, Bubbles, Little Best, Bestie Clothes: Occasionally, Alice will still fit into a 3-6 month outfit, but most of the time, it’s 6…

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Alice’s Birth Story–Part 2

admin / January 22, 2018

Welcome to a new week! Today is part 2 of Alice’s birth story (part one can be found here). You may remember that we left off with me suggesting that I scheduled my c-section for that week, and the doctor said that I should have it THAT NIGHT. Get them on the phone! Well, once I heard this suggestion, I…

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Alice’s Birth Story: Part 1

admin / January 15, 2018

When I was pregnant (and both before and after), I was obsessed with reading birth stories. There’s something so magical, and sometimes a little scary, about them. Before I become too far removed from Alice’s birthday, I want to tell her story as well. I’m kind of wordy, so I’m breaking it up into two parts 🙂 A little backstory…

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Five on Friday

admin / January 12, 2018

Happy Friday one and all! I’m so happy to be heading into a 3 day weekend–so much snuggle time with my girl! Here’s what’s been going on this week: Prayers Answered! Thank you to everyone who said special prayers for my mom’s dog this week. I’m happy to say that the surgery was successful, and the doctor believes that the…

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One Year Ago…

admin / January 9, 2018

Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope that everyone is staying safe in this crazy weather. I wanted to take a few moments today to tell the story of what happened one year ago… Early in the morning, before it was even light, I arrived at my doctor’s office to have my blood drawn. I had waited two weeks for this appointment,…

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