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Why I didn't write a Mother's Day Gift Guide, and what mom's really want for Mother's Day

The Anti Mother’s Day Gift Guide

I’ve seen Mother’s Day Gift Guides floating around Pinterest and the blogging community for the past several months now. I thought about writing one, and even drafted one, but couldn’t get past a title. I’m generally long-winded so if I can’t even get past the title page, I know there’s a problem. *Post contains affiliate …

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A pink and gold 1st Birthday smashcake session

Josie and Margo are 1!

A few weeks ago I wrote a post that included a letter to Theo on his 3rd Birthday.  I said that I was going to write letters for all of my children on their Birthday’s, and so here we are, 13 days after my twin girls 1st Birthday. I’m rather proud of myself for only being …

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5 ways you can help a family with a baby in NICU

5 Ways You Can Help a NICU Family

Our twin girls came into this world 8 weeks (and 1 day!) prematurely. Josephine weighed 3 pounds, 9 ounces at birth, and spent 21 days in NICU. Margo weighed 4 pounds, 6 ounces at birth, and spent 20 days in NICU. Their time in NICU was short compared to many others, and the care they received was amazing.  Regardless, it was an emotional and trying …

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Theo is 3!

My little Theodore turned 3 on January 22nd.  I wasn’t upset on his 1st or 2nd birthdays in that ‘oh my gosh, my baby is growing up!’ sort of way.  But when he turned 3?  Lord have mercy, you’d think he was packing his bags for college!  His 3rd birthday tugged and pulled on my …

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