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A Really Good Day

It’s not often in the throes of grief or newborn land that you get a really good day. Especially not after a week of stomach bugs and never ending snow. Today was a good day. I got myself and the kiddos dressed at in the car with enough time to only be 5-10 minutes late…

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Libby Is Here!

The morning of Wednesday, February 4th, I woke up having contractions, mostly in my lower back. They were uncomfortable, but didn’t feel productive at all, so I got comfortable and waited for them to stop. Except they didn’t stop. After 10 hours of being uncomfortable, I finally called the doctor and went in to the…

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Dear New Mom: You Are A Rock Star

This letter is just as much for me as it is for you. This week has been rough so far. The Little Monkey has not dealt with daylight savings time well at all. This moment is the first time he’s had a decent nap since Saturday (that’s 4 days of no rest). And when this…

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Dear New Mom: Relax

Dear New Mom: Now that I’m a veteran mom of 4 months (it’s okay, go ahead and laugh; it’s not a very long time, but it also feels like forever!), I feel like I’ve got a few things to share with new moms. The most important of which is RELAX! Babies are incredibly resilient. They…

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