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August 2016

The Gig is Up

Vacuuming. It’s a simple enough word, a simple enough task. Yet, I can’t recall the last time I took my vacuum out of the closet. I know my husband has vacuumed, hell, even my oldest child has vacuumed once or twice since baby Willow was born, but me, well, I don’t think I’ve vacuumed my house since before May 2,…

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Teething

Teeth! Well, actually a tooth. That is what reared it’s sharp little crown through my three and a half month old’s gums yesterday. I figured with the crankiness, sleep issues, biting {aka chewing on errrything}, and the buckets of drool that Willow was teething, but honestly, I didn’t expect teeth this early!  I mean really, she is only 3 1/2…

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Homesteading

Our Little Backyard Farm I would love to tell you that I have a green thumb, but I do not. Frankly, growing any sort of plant is apparently not a skill I possess. I seem to kill all living green things. My talent of murdering helpless plants seems to extend to every plant except weeds. This doesn’t stop me from…

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What A Difference

What a difference a year makes! A year ago today, Greg and I sat in our Reproductive Endocrinologist’s office, awaiting our fourth FET (frozen embryo transfer). To say I was anxious, is an understatement. With every ounce of our beings we wanted this to work. We wanted to be pregnant. This microscopic embryo was already so loved. August 19th is…

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World Breastfeeding Week

August 1-7, 2016 is World Breastfeeding  Week.  This week is among the various weeks that are near and dear to my heart. While I feel that “fed is best”, breast is what I have chosen to do for my two youngest children. Breastfeeding is a huge challenge. It is all consuming in the beginning. I spent my first weeks, for…

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