The birth announcement that never was.

We are so excited to welcome our new bundle of joy! Baby and mama are healthy, happy, and resting peacefully after a wonderful labor. We're over joyed! Expectation versus reality. When I first found out I was pregnant, I started fanaticizing about all the things that would be: the next 9 months, the birth, the …

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All quiet on the {southern} front. 

Surprisingly, things have been somewhat quiet in our world. Sure, Jackson's line wouldn't draw back this morning and he's been a little more 'pukey' than normal, but in our world, those are no big deal and, in general things, have been quiet. Knock on some damn wood, everyone. So, what has been going on? Jackson …

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What to say when you don’t know what to say. 

People mean well. They really do.  When Jackson was born and throughout our stay in the hospital, we had so many wonderful people reach out and check in on us, offering words of encouragement, condolences, and even shared experiences with their own little ones. Each person who reached out did so from a place of …

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why i have to ask if your child has been vaccinated.

A few months ago, I wrote a post about vaccines that seemed to hit home with a lot of people. I shared it on my previous page, SheCompetes, but wanted to share it here, too, since it's even more relevant now that we are out of the hospital. Before everyone starts yelling about choice and …

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