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Health & Fitness

Week 6: Back in the saddle again

I feel like you should all prepare for this trend. Week A: So great, yay! Week B: Not great, boo! Week C: Great again, yay! And so on and so forth. So here we are for a yay! week.

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Babies

My parenting Kryptonite

When the boys were babies, I’m talking bottle-phase, they had reflux. All. The. Time. But it was never really “vomit” in the traditional sense. That was the aspect of parenting young children that I knew would be one of my biggest challenges. You see, I’ve always been a person that has an easy gag reflex. […]

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Babies Entertainment

What kind of family vacation do you fantasize about?

I honestly really can’t wait to take the boys to Walt Disney World. It’s not in the foreseeable future, but it’s definitely on my mind. Daniel and I love going so much. It will be wonderful to see it all again through the eyes of Lucas and Henry. We haven’t done really any character visits […]

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Babies Personal Philosophical

I love seeing my child (blank)

Grow. Thrive. Play. Be happy. This time last year, we were facing definite hernia surgery for Lucas and Henry was probably about half-way through his battle with necrotizing enterocolitis. I had no idea what their future held or when they would be coming home.

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Random

In our house, the sound of silence means…

That we’ve all either been kidnapped or (more likely) Dan is at work and I took the babies out somewhere, so the animals are resting/saving their energy to annoy the crap out of me when I get home. Seriously. Even when the kids are asleep, some creature somewhere is making noise. Or the TV is […]

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Babies

Who do you trust to watch your child?

Well, our first dibs preferred person to hang with the babies has been Aunt Sydney, Lucas’ godmother. She’s been there from the very beginning — literally meeting us at the first hospital to get keys so she could take care of the animals/house for us while we figured out what was going on. (Hint: I […]

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Babies Personal Philosophical

What’s your answer to the question “what do you do?”

I am a stay-at-home mom who takes care of twin babies, a husband and a small menagerie of animals (some call it a pet store). I also do some freelance work, but am always looking for new opportunities! I never thought I would be someone who happily had that as their answer. Even throughout my […]

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Random

Today you cancelled…

My usual nap between when the animals are done eating at about 6:05 a.m. until 7 a.m.

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Personal

Where do you find joy?

I feel like this is best answered in photos…  

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Personal Silly

What are you a geek about?

geek noun \ˈgēk\ : a person who is socially awkward and unpopular : a usually intelligent person who does not fit in with other people : a person who is very interested in and knows a lot about a particular field or activity I have a Jedi bathrobe and an R2-D2 bathrobe. My first smartphone was […]