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Follow Your Bliss

This is me running at 39 weeks and 5 days pregnant. Well, it’s me taking a breather because I was 39 weeks pregnant. Running. In June. The bump was large and in charge. That’s the last time I ran during pregnancy. My adorable son was born a week later and my life became twice as […]

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But I’m Not Ready

The first words that slipped out of my mouth when I found out I was pregnant for the first time were, “oh sh*t!” I texted my sister a picture of the test just to make sure that it was, in fact, positive. I wasn’t mad or sad or upset; I was just shocked (though in […]

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I Hope She Knows

The morning of my daughter’s 15-month appointment, I cried in the kitchen. She still wasn’t saying any words consistently and I was embarrassed to tell the doctor. Was she behind? Was it my fault? Was I not teaching her enough? Was I a bad mom? One night a week later, I searched Pinterest for “activities […]

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