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Three months of Gideon

I definitely dropped the ball on giving an update on Gideon since he was born. I guess it’s true when they say the second child does get the short end of the stick! One month was definitely a trial and error month. While I was waiting for my milk to come in, we supplemented a little bit because he lost 1 pound while in the hospital. During that time, he would spit up a lot, which wasn’t unusual for c-section…

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Norah’s 2nd Birthday Elmo Party

A couple weekends ago, we celebrated Norah’s 2nd birthday. The theme this year was Elmo per her request. Actually she agreed to a lot of her favorite themes, but we knew that Elmo wouldn’t disappoint. I have to say I didn’t go too overboard with this party, which after the fact I had a little “mom guilt,” but her smile made all of that go away. We invited family and close friends over for some pizza and dessert. I purchased…

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We’re having a Boy // Gender Reveal

From the first moment that I found out I was pregnant, I knew we were having a boy. Unlike my pregnancy with Norah, which was practically a walk in the park, I was consistently nauseous, I had aversions to certain foods and drinks (especially coffee…sad face), early onset pain, and consistent headaches. I believe us mothers are so in tune to our bodies that even we can predict the gender before an ultrasound picture tells us. When I scheduled the appointment for my 2nd…

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Shaping Little World Changers

“Rise and shine and give God your glory, glory.” “Rise and shine and give God your glory, glory.” “Rise and shine and (clap) give God your glory, glory.” “Children of the Lord!” Every morning when I’m able to get Norah up, we sing this verse from this song. When I would point up to God, Norah would look at the fan and say, “whas dat?” *as I would side eye roll* I would explain that that’s a fan, but that…

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