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Unexpected Joy

I named this blog Unexpected Joy because that has been a theme in my life over the last couple years & something I want more of in this season of being a stay at home mom.  Unexpected joy that comes from … Continue reading

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Cry It Out Training :: In Real Life

  Whether to let baby cry it out to sleep is a heated topic with parents on either side of the debate fiercely passionate that theirs is the “right” way.  One thing I’ve already learned as a parent is that … Continue reading

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You Know You’re A Mom When….

Along with motherhood comes an entirely new set of norms that prior to motherhood was, well, not so normal ; 0 I know y’all know what I mean. So, here’s my list…give us some laughs and add yours to the … Continue reading

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A Breastfeeding Memoir

  All of the information I read about breastfeeding prior to Sam’s arrival did not prepare me for what was about to ensue.  It’s amazing that such a precious mouth can produce such intense pain!  Lactation consultants and La Leche … Continue reading

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Cloth Diapers :: You Can Do It

When Sam was in utero I began researching cloth diapers.  I was already committed to it in my mind but the more research I did & blogs I read, the more fluid my commitment became because they seemed so intimidating.  I decided to … Continue reading

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Cletus the Fetus

Apologies in advance to the little life inside me if you turn out to be a girl.  I like things that rhyme, so for now – you are Cletus the Fetus.  It was actually a celebratory week when I began … Continue reading

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