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ALettertoAdrienne

1 Year Ago Today: The Aftermath of a Traumatic Pregnancy Experience

Dear Adrienne, Thanksgiving to me is almost as big of a milestone as your upcoming first birthday. It’s the beginning of your birth story. It’s also the beginning of when I thought I might lose you. This is why I have been more anxious as your mom than I was the first time around, even […]

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New You: Adjusting to Your New Identity After Big Life Transitions

I’ve done a lot of soul searching lately, which requires a lot of reflection as well. It’s been hard to navigate some tricky life transitions, but let me give you a quick, high-level overview of the last couple of months:  October 2016: Our beautiful firstborn daughter was born January 2017: Started attending Next Level Fitness, launched my own […]

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How to Prepare Your Toddler For A New Baby: 11 Smart Tips for Parents

It has been seven months since the birth of our second daughter. In that time, I have learned a lot about my own motherhood journey. Everyday is filled with its ups and downs and typically ends with poop. Mounds and mounds of poop! In all seriousness though, preparing to have a second child brought with it all sorts […]

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