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october book month

October is National Book Month!

Do you have a favorite hobby?  Well, one of mine is reading.  I was super excited to learn that October is National Book Month!  For me, reading fiction is a chance to escape reality and dig into my character’s role.  I believe it’s better than reality T.V.  I know, I’m getting crazy now!  Of course, […]

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ectopic loss

An Ectopic Loss

It was our second round of IVF.  We were fresh off a month of rest and relaxation and thought for sure this would be the cycle we would get that positive pregnancy test.  At our IVF clinic, they have you do two blood tests 48 hours apart before calling you with results.  The call came […]

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A Bucket List for Moms

When I was in college; single and kid-free; I was an adventurer.  I went away on weekend getaways.  I tried unknown foods at trendy restaurants.  I did study abroads in South Africa.  I was spontaneous.  I showered regularly.  A true daredevil. And now, I’m happily married with three adorable children and a dreamy life in […]

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Breast Health

When I think of breast cancer I feel mixed emotions, it is a combination of anger, frustration, sadness, and the desire to help others heal.  I have had family members and friends who have battled with breast cancer – it has taken too many lives and shaken up too many worlds.  There is a lot […]

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Never Say Never

“I will never let my child(ren) ______________________”, you fill in the blank. I think it’s safe to say that as moms we’ve all muttered these words aloud at one time or another. If you don’t want to admit that you said it, you at least thought it. Be honest. I know I did. I can think […]

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Maxtrix Kids Rooms

Maxtrix Kids Rooms Grand Opening {+ Enter Their Bunk Bed Giveaway!}

{Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Maxtrix Kids Room but all opinions are our own. We would not promote something we didn’t believe to be true.} The much-anticipated Maxtrix Kids Rooms celebrated its opening this month with a ribbon cutting and private shopping event for customers eager to get a sneak peek at the company’s […]

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Bonding with my Preemie

Every mom-to-be hears about “the instant bond” she’ll have with her baby from the second the pregnancy test is positive. Parents love to say things like, “It’s a love like you’ve never known,” “It’s overwhelming,” and “It was love at first sight.” I Googled “mother baby bond” and got 1,350,000 search results. Clearly this is […]

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