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Unexpectedly Expecting

The blue balloons flew out of the box and all the emotions consumed me. The exciting afternoon of my son’s (my second child) gender reveal gathering  was a happy day.  The happy emotions of knowing I’d have a daughter and a son passed quickly as I was secretly was more excited knowing I was done after him. I […]

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Parenthood Outnumbered

We welcomed baby number three this past July.  As you can guess, there was lots of input and advice from everyone about how to handle officially being outnumbered as parents. Yes, it was true that man-to-man defense would no longer be an option. We were officially moving to zone defense, whether we liked it or not. […]

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Third Baby Registry

Third Baby Registry

My first baby registries included things like cute little hooded towels, bottles with colic-free guarantees (Ha.) and all the cloth diapers. Third babies are a totally different ballgame. Other than a never ending gift card to Starbucks, here’s what to put on your list. Baby gowns With my first baby, I gave him a bath […]

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That's a Good Way to Kill a Baby

That’s a Good Way to Kill a Baby

When my elementary school aged kids were little, all the responsibility for their safety in our household fell to me. My childproofing skills were a.m.a.z.i.n.g.  I had the outlets covered. Check. I had the blind cords wrapped up. Check. I had the stovetop guarded with a plastic shield. Check. The doorknobs were encased in plastic, the stairs had […]

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