Comparing Apples to Toys: A pregnancy comparison

So I took weekly fruits and veggies photos while pregnant with Cashel and it was SO much fun.  See the whole “story” here. With this pregnancy I decided to do some weeks as a comparison photo (using Cashel’s toys or whatever might be handy that was about the right size) and rotate with photos of […]

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Prepping for Number Two

This is definitely a useful post for you if you are expecting a child, but I will preface it with that this post is primarily for ME! For my own records and for “next time.” So be prepared for “practical and personal.” 🙂 Finding myself in “nesting mode.” It hit and then I got the […]

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TTC Series: Conflicted

So most recently in my Trying to Conceive (TTC) Series I have shared “The end of one chapter” “Our Grief Process” and then as part of a new chapter “Is this Real?” and “Sharing our good fortune with Benjamin” – what a juxtaposition of emotion. I truly can’t speak to all trying to conceive situations, no […]

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

Today I am remembering our Baby Jacobson who we lost on November 24, 2011. Almost 2 years ago. Baby Jacobson was due on June 25, 2012 – one year later the first anniversary of his due date, we found out about New Baby’s pregnancy. Talk about overwhelming. The statistics are staggering. So many women face […]

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TTC Series: Our {grief} process…

Let me start with saying that our trying to conceive journey was hard. At times I thought it was unbearable. I published our story, now a couple years later, because I was more ready. I say more because even now it takes my breath away when I hit the “publish” button. Some might wonder why […]

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TTC Series: the end of one chapter.

In August we tore out a wall in our kitchen. Opening up our main level a great deal. It has been a slow moving and LONG project. With the upcoming little one we had set our minds to completing the project if we could ASAP. We set a date and planned a party to motivate […]

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TTC Series: October 14, 2011

Written October 14, 2011 I took a pregnancy test this morning and it said “pregnant!” I am in shock. We are waiting a month or so to tell our families and until at least Christmas for the rest of “the world,” but I just had to write and  share the news. Even if I don’t […]

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Waddle it be?

Waddle it be? I’d love to know your vote! ©Dave Raley 2012 We find out April 28th at our gender reveal party. The two Auntie’s find out next week and EVERYONE else will be surprised then – even us!!

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