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To My Husband, When I’ve Forgotten You

My Sweet Husband, Life is busy these days. You work tirelessly to provide for us while I chase a toddler who is hardly tired at all. The days are long and the nights are exhausting. At the end of the day, we collapse into bed, unable to utter another word. We say our goodnights and as you drift off to sleep, I lie awake and realize that I have forgotten you again.   You & I… Before there was all of us, it was just you and I. We had the most fun together; going on adventures,  ...

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A Letter To My First…..

A Letter to My First, Before You’re No Longer My Only Before you, I was merely drifting through life. I longed so badly for a purpose; something to make the days worthwhile. And then I was blessed with you. I could hardly wait for the flutters and tiny jabs you would give me; a constant reminder that I wasn’t alone. As you grew, my soul did too. The weeks inched on and I patiently waited for the day I could finally hold you in my arms. And just like that, you were here. You filled my arms  ...

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Baby Essentials: Birth to Three Months

This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.   Preparing to welcome a baby into the world is such a joyful time…..but it can also be extremely overwhelming. You buy all of the “What To Expect…..” books, make list upon list of what you’ll need and start buying. $2,000 later, you sit and gaze at the mounds of baby stuff and think “we’re all set”! And then, your baby arrives, and you realize that 80% of the  ...

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August Mom Crush Monday

You’ve heard the term “MCM” before, right? Well, on my blog, I give that term a different meaning. On the first Monday of every month, I feature a fellow mom as my Mom Crush Monday, and allow them to share their own journey through motherhood. Meet my August MCM: Tiffany H. This month, I’m featuring a mama who is as strong as she is beautiful. She faced the loss of two children and carried her rainbow baby with an inspiring amount of compassion and grace. I can truly  ...

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