Category Archives: Family

“Mommy’s Nice”

Yesterday, after getting home from work, my husband, Seth, told me a story.  He warned me that Dietrick had spread Play-Doh all around the office, including all over my desk and keyboard.  Now, I’m a bit of a neat freak … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

Yesterday I miscarried our 7 week, 4 day old baby.  It has been an emotional roller coaster.  But, from what I have heard about miscarriages, mine was not physically difficult comparatively.  I’m thankful for that. Our emotions range all over … Continue reading

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Taking Time

Time.  I never have enough.  I know it is partially self-inflicted.   But, there are so many things I have to do, want to do and should do.  There are things I wish I could get to (like repainting my sad, … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

Since my mid-teens I was responsible for my financial well being.  I started college at age 17, but because I had to work and support myself, I didn’t graduate until I was 25.  While working full-time and going to school, … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Working Motherhood… Again

I have now been back to work for nearly three weeks.  The transition has been both challenging and rewarding.  I enjoy my career and it has been validating to be “back in the saddle” so to speak.  It has been … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding and Scheduling

Despite all the hype about on-demand infant feeding, I have to say I like my system better. I still feed my baby when she is hungry, but we have been working on a general schedule. After Eliana was born about … Continue reading

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Capacity for Love

It has now been 15 days since the birth of my daughter, Eliana. As I sit here, with my baby girl asleep on my chest, I am overwhelmed almost to tears by love and fulfillment. I remember talking about love … Continue reading

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