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A School Morning

Today I’m joining Heather of The Extraordinary Ordinary for Just Write. Read here to learn more about Just Write. In a nutshell, it’s a free write about a recent or current experience without adding analysis, explanation, or clarification. ******* I get out … Continue reading

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Baths and Red Knees, Please.

  This is my first time participating with The Sunday Spill & G*Funkified’s iPPP meme. I love looking at their photos because they’re ridiculously talented behind the camera (or iPhone, as it were). I, on the other hand, am not. … Continue reading

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the first and the last

it feels like the first time. the first time holding a chubby baby in my arms. rolls and dimples and bits of her last meal hiding in the folds of her neck. lost in her soft sighs and murmurs, feeling … Continue reading

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Our Tiny Miracle is Here!

            You’re my life’s one Miracle, Everything I’ve done that’s good And you break my heart with tenderness, And I confess it’s true I never knew a love like this till you…. You’re the reason … Continue reading

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In the Dark of Night

Today I am linking up with The Lightning & the Lightning-Bug for the prompt, “In the Dark of Night.” ************************************************** I tiptoe in to check on you, five crumpled dollar bills in my fist. You sleep hard, tangled up in sheets, … Continue reading

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Storkie Review & Giveaway!

Recently Heather (a.k.a. Theta Mom) approached me about collaborating with her for a Storkie review & giveaway. I’ve never done anything like this before, so I’m a little nervous, but bear with me! Storkie generously gave me a $50 coupon code … Continue reading

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Not All Pregnant Women Are Smug.

So, apparently Pregnant Women Are Smug. Or at least that is what this hilarious YouTube video claims: Pregnant Women Are Smug  go watch it, I’ll wait….seriously. You don’t wanna miss this one. I need to tell you a few things, although I … Continue reading

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The Gift of Rain

  the pitter-patter of long-awaited raindrops. a slow, soft murmuring sort of morning; everything moving slowly. snuggled in my warm bed with sheets desperately needing to be washed. the scent of us, our family, wafts over me, making me almost weepy … Continue reading

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Rockin’ the Bump!

   Today I’m joining Shell at Things I Can’t Say with her “Rockin’ The Bump” post!  Exhibit A. This is me when I was roughly 22 weeks pregnant with the twins in 2005:   Exhibit B. This is me now, today, … Continue reading

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Magic & Mystery

Magic, mystery and someone else’s master plan have brought you here. You perch daintily in my lap, delicate as a flower. I will not hurt you. You’ve traveled a long way. You are tired. I will take care of you. … Continue reading

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