When you’re not losing the baby weight

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  • March 22, 2017
  • I’m wearing yoga pants again today. Yes, I’ve bragged about wearing activewear on a daily basis since I started my own home-based marketing company before. {They are sooo comfy.}  But, if I’m being honest, today I’m wearing them because nothing else fits. I’m having a hard time losing the baby weight. After I had my […]

    When you’re done having babies

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  • February 22, 2017
  • Dear mama, You are done having babies. I know part of you is really sad about this. The oldest two are hardly babies anymore, and your newborn is no longer a newborn. Time sure seems to speed up with each child, doesn’t it? You’ve breathed in every moment with this precious last one and I know you’ll continue to cherish […]

    Welcoming my last baby

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  • February 8, 2017
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    Unless you are personal friends with me on Facebook, you may be wondering where in the world I’ve been these last few months. You know I was expecting and that my business was taking off. But to be gone for so long, because of a baby and some new clients? I’ll have plenty to say on […]

    My Pregnancy after Miscarriage

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  • September 23, 2016
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    This month I received a sobering reminder that it’d been one year since my miscarriage. Usually my Facebook memories oscillate between semi-embarrassing college posts and photos of my two children. But when last year’s announcement that we had lost our baby at 12 weeks popped up, I sort of went numb. I couldn’t bring myself […]

    3 things to try this summer

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  • July 26, 2016
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    I’ve already seen the back to school tax-free weekend signs popping up in stores around town. I don’t know about you, but I’m not quite ready to throw in the beach towel quite yet. With several weeks left to take advantage of these hot sunny days with the kids home, I wanted to share my 3 summer discoveries. {Bonus: the first two were […]

    Why I am announcing I’m pregnant in the first trimester

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  • June 20, 2016
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    It’s been quite a while since I’ve been able to sit down and write something of my own. I’ve had a couple of fantastic Working Mom Wednesday interviews over the last month (like this one and that one), but with so much going on lately it’s been hard to find an inspirational moment. First, there’s […]