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Mom-Day Interview ~ First-Time Mom of Multiples

For the second in my Mom-Day Interview series I talked to a Momma who is currently expecting triplets. This will be her first delivery too! As a first-time mom that I am acquainted with I have been enjoying the chance to talk to her and walk beside her on this journey. She has some pretty… Continue reading Mom-Day Interview ~ First-Time Mom of Multiples

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Berry Picking

Not long after I was a SAHM once again, HomemadeDady and I took the younger three kids out to an orchard to go fruit picking. Needless to say it was an experience! Our first stop was raspberry picking. We found golden raspberries, black raspberries and red raspberries. We had BabyM in the stroller enjoying some… Continue reading Berry Picking

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Mom-day Interview ~ Cesarean Birth

To kick off my Mom-day interview series I turned to a dear friend of mine who I knew would be candid and real with ya'll. Boy did she prove me right! We talked about what her birth experiences were like from having an emergency cesarean birth to having a planned one. Read on and lets… Continue reading Mom-day Interview ~ Cesarean Birth

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Circling the Drain

Yes, this title seems a bit dreary but this was a phrased used in a conversation with some family recently and it struck a chord with me. I'm sure that everyone has noticed how long it has been since my last blog post. Needless to say there has been quite a bit going on in… Continue reading Circling the Drain

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BabyM: 2 Month Update

BabyM has been developing so quickly! I say developing instead of growing because I don’t see much of the growth right now. At her 2 month checkup she had gained 3 pounds and 1 inch. When BigM was a baby, his Grandpa used to call him little elfin boy. Well, I think we have our… Continue reading BabyM: 2 Month Update

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Bucket List Trip

We all have a bucket list. If you don’t you really should make one. My bucket list has evolved over the years, when I was in high school in included things like graduate from Yale and go to medical school. While I was enlisted in the military my bucket list included making a certain rank… Continue reading Bucket List Trip

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Cooking with Kids

BigM will be six soon. In my Mom’s family, by the time the kids were his age they were in the kitchen helping to cook. I decided that it was time for BigM to learn as well. I didn’t want him to just learn to cook though. We have ended up raising him without much… Continue reading Cooking with Kids

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HomemadeMomy to WorkingMomy

My maternity leave was too long. Or maybe it wasn’t long enough. Either way it was an awkward length. By 4-6 weeks I was ready to return to work and even talked to HomemadeDady about cutting my leave short. He pointed out that I was getting 100% pay and had more than earned the break… Continue reading HomemadeMomy to WorkingMomy

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Movie Night: Big Hero 6

Our last “Movie Night” was such a success we decided to try another one. This one was a lot of fun to plan the menu and then change and change again and change while we were cooking. I like to think we went through a similar process the Hiro did when he was designing the… Continue reading Movie Night: Big Hero 6

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Nursing Snacks

A shopping trip at WalMart left me with a fully stocked food drawer at work. I knew that with pumping at work and nursing at home I was still going to need snacks to eat during the day. Some I brought to leave in my drawer and others I bring on a daily basis. I… Continue reading Nursing Snacks