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To my firstborn, I miss you too

To my first born, These last few days have been tough. Not only for you but for me also. This week we welcomed your new sibling into the world and although there is much joy, there is also sadness. You see, I hadn’t anticipated this sadness. I had prepared myself for sleep deprivation and late night feedings and tender breasts.…

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why your second pregnancy is harder.

It’s 5:00 in the afternoon on a Monday and I’ve been laying here since 3:00 deciding which bridge I’d like to throw my body off of. I’m kidding! Kind of. All jokes aside my daughter has been what one would call “indifferent” the last week or so. I’m going to chalk it up to teething because… I’d hate to think…

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A day in the life

Over the last week I’ve had a comment festering in the back of my head. It wasn’t a comment meant to be offensive, yet it was. It wasn’t a comment meant to make me feel small, yet it did. It wasn’t even a comment that should have affected my life in any way, shape, or form… yet it was. Last…

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Half a birthday to you!

Half a birthday to you, half a birthday to you! Half a birthday dear Ellie, half a birthday to you! Ok, ok, I know this may seem over the top to some people but… with all the political nonsense going on right now and the horrible hurricane that raged over St. Augustine. I was in need of some light hearted,…

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Crying over spilled milk…

Whoever coined the term “theres no use crying over spilled milk” was clearly not a new mom struggling with nursing. After about an hour of pumping and somehow managing to fill two bottles I unscrew my shields and set the bottles on the counter. Somewhere in the chaotic mess that is pumping, the tubes coiled up and I managed to…

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