The Psychology of Pregnancy after Miscarriage

Being pregnant after experiencing the devastating loss of miscarriage is no walk in the park, and it has made me feel pretty crazy at times. But it is also a blessing…to be given another chance to create life. I’m currently at six months postpartum with my fifth child and I am so thankful to be […]

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The Reality of Life with a Spirited One Year Old and a New Baby

When I found out last summer that I was pregnant with my fifth baby, my fourth child was about to have a birthday. Her first birthday. I couldn’t believe it, I was finally going to have two close together! I was thrilled. The pregnancy was good until the halfway point at which time there were […]

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Our Torticollis Experience | Birth to Six Months

Isabella has something called congenital torticollis. I began noticing it when she was nine weeks old but after re-examining younger photos of her, I saw it there as well. Torticollis is a condition in which an infant holds his or her head tilted to one side and has difficulty turning the head. In congenital torticollis, […]

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Last Baby & Starting Solids + Video

It’s been a quick six months in many ways and it’s time to give baby Isabella rice cereal for the first time. But I’m finding it difficult to do because she is my last little one and I don’t want her to grow up! I’ve started an unlisted YouTube channel to go along with my […]

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On Losing Weight and What’s Important

In the fall of 2006, I was watching The Biggest Loser and it motivated me so much that I began making healthy changes in my own life and losing weight. Over about six months, I lost twenty-four pounds (from 142 to 118) and I became the healthiest I have ever been. I felt SO good! […]

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Day in the Life | Baby Isabella (July 2018)

Isabella is six months old today! Here’s what our day was like yesterday, from her perspective: I woke up quietly, as I always do, but mama comes in to check on me regularly (she really ought to just get a video monitor) and at 9:15 she found me awake. I had been enjoying the beauty […]

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