Category Archives: Children

“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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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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A Baby Story – Part 4 of 4

Warning: this is a long post! Around 5 pm on Wednesday, June 16, my husband and I were driving around running errands. We were about to go to the grocery store as our last stop before heading back home. I … Continue reading

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A Baby Story – Part 3 (False Starts)

On Monday, June 14, I started experiencing more serious cramping. It was intermittent, but much stronger than prior cramping and Braxton Hicks. I waited for three hours before contacting my midwife. I told her what I was experiencing and that … Continue reading

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A Baby Story – Part 2

I had always been interested in home birth, having been exposed to the concept in my early teens.  The home birth stories that I heard were the only positive birth stories I had ever heard!  Every other birth story I … Continue reading

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