Category Archives: I’m a mommy

Empty and waiting

It’s been a month since my D&C. That’s hard to believe in some ways. In other ways, I struggle to remember what it was like. Was I ever even pregnant? Was any of that real? They say you eventually forget … Continue reading

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Expectations

This was not the post I wanted to write. This post was supposed to be all scanned-in ultrasound pictures and “can you believe I’m having another December baby” and “ha-ha I got pregnant the day we left for Disney World … Continue reading

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Cooking

What do you get when you take this: And add this: We’re going to find out. And I am so excited. We leave in about a month. She has no idea. We have a late afternoon flight. She has been … Continue reading

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Growing up

Now let’s talk about Rachel. She is growing up so much, so quickly. She’s doing all the regular four-year-old things: beginning to recognize and sound out words, writing her name, riding her bike (when weather permits), doing chores and understanding how … Continue reading

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Creating a diversion

Now that that is over with… Let’s talk about something different. Let’s talk about that yellow-and-black real estate sign that will go up in my front yard on Saturday. I thought the stress of trying to get knocked up and … Continue reading

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Baby book

R would like to go to the store, purchase an egg, bring it home and hatch it into her baby sister. She would also like for it to be a penguin. R likes to introduce me to her friends as, … Continue reading

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Ruler of the universe

We have this constant struggle, R and I. Who is really in charge? Of course, she doesn’t intellectually acknowledge this struggle. In fact, if you ask her, she will tell you – Mommy is the Boss. While that is nice … Continue reading

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