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“No” is the Word

I can't count how many times I've said, "no" since April was born. It's the word of the day, the week, the month, it's pretty much the word until further notice. I think I say it so much now that she mimics me when I do. She'll look at me, smile, raise her index finger… Continue reading “No” is the Word

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Embracing My Mom Bod

I'm not going to lie, I've been hesitant about writing about body image because it's such a touchy topic for everyone. I look back at pictures from ten years ago and say, "Wow, I looked really good then." However, I do recall thinking my body was so horrible back when I was taking those pictures.… Continue reading Embracing My Mom Bod

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The Perfect Baby?

A few people have asked me, "How did you end up with the perfect baby?" I disagreed because of course, every baby has their good and bad days. I personally don't think my baby is perfect, however I believe I have been blessed with a baby who enjoys my company as well as everyone elses.… Continue reading The Perfect Baby?

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Does it Count Yet?

My daughter will be seven months this weekend, and she is pretty much attempting to make full blown conversations through her baby talk. Because the word April hears the most is "Hi," she has pretty much said it a few times. The only thing I wonder is, does that count as a first word? She… Continue reading Does it Count Yet?

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“Me” Time, Much Needed Time

I've found it a bit difficult to disassociate myself from just being a mom. My daughter is always my first priority, however, I've noticed that I sometimes forget to take the time out of my day to just have some time to myself. Now that my daughter's sleeping schedule is consistent, I've pretty much made… Continue reading “Me” Time, Much Needed Time

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Six Months Already?!

April 27, 2018. My daughter turned six months and I still cannot believe she came out of me. From a little kidney bean to a seven pound baby, I was so excited to meet her. So much so that the last month of my pregnancy, I wanted her out already. That was probably the longest… Continue reading Six Months Already?!

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And This is Why Clothes Are a No No

Listen, I love shopping. It's a fun pastime and there's so much baby clothes to choose from. We stand there imagining what outfits in the store look best on our child and are so tempted to buy random things. But I think I'm going to refrain from doing it unless absolutely necessary. I cannot believe… Continue reading And This is Why Clothes Are a No No

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Baby Steps with Baby Food

I've been a little hesitant with introducing my daughter to solids. It's my first time being a mom and I've been really trying to listen to my daughter's pediatrician. I was told to start feeding her cereal at four months. There's a few of them to choose from, so I stood in the baby food… Continue reading Baby Steps with Baby Food

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April, The Little Faker

Let me tell you guys how my daughter is already playing with me. She's going to be just like her father. Anyway, this morning, I came to a realization that April purposely wakes me up. Because I don't automatically run to her when she starts crying, she knows that she won't get an instant reaction… Continue reading April, The Little Faker

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Starting a Sleeping Schedule

I think this was the most important aspect for me when it came to adjusting to a little one in the house. I am infatuated with sleep. Before becoming a mom, I had to go to sleep for a full eight hours straight in order for me to feel well rested in the morning. After… Continue reading Starting a Sleeping Schedule