Today is our little girls official due date, but she was too impatient (like her mama) and decided to make a surprise entrance to the world two weeks early. Emerald Rosie Mae was born January 5th, weighing a tiny 6 pounds 4 ounces. The biggest thing that I learned from Emerald birth, is that just like every pregnancy is different, every birth is as well…and her birth couldn’t have been any more different than Oliver’s!…

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We thought we had about two weeks to go till baby girl’s due date, and with Oliver being born a few days early, I thought it was about time to pack our hospital bags. Everything else was ready and had been for awhile, like all the clothes washed and organized, and the bedroom all ready, but for some reason I had no sense of urgency to get all the major things done. And by major…

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6 weeks left of this pregnancy…hopefully!! I am so impatient to hold her in my arms, but hopefully these next few weeks will fly by with all the holiday to-dos and events occupying most of my time. How far along? 34 weeks & 3 days Weight gain? 20 pounds Maternity clothes? Yes, but only a few tops. I am definitely putting my bellaband to good use! Belly button in or out? Definitely out!  Movements? All the time, especially…

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Since having Oliver two years ago, there are so many new baby things to try out and things I never got to try with Oliver, and I’m not just talking about dresses and bows (lol).It has been so fun discovering new things to try with baby girl! I thought I’d share my findings with you and some of the things I’m excited use or have in the kids room. 1.Bibs BPA Free Pacifiers– They are…

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Bangs definitely seem to be a popular trend at the moment. Bangs can be fun and a great, easy way to change up your hairstyle without chopping all your hair or dyeing it. I really loved my bangs, BUT there are a few things I wish I had known before I took the plunge. 1.Is your lifestyle right for bangs? Bangs are high-maintenance. If you have a busy lifestyle where you’re always on the go, or…

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