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Big Fat Failure

It’s 5:20 a.m. on a Saturday morning and though I’d rather be fast asleep, wrapped in my warm fluffy duvet, the third trimester has brought with it a significant lack of rest, so here I am. As I sit awake at night, I often feel a surge of more energy […]

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Hard to Good

I had a bit of a revelation the other day. Don’t get too excited, it was one of those total “duh,” moments where something you’ve been trying so hard to figure out just kinda suddenly comes into focus. I’ve been thinking so hard about how to enjoy this whole baby […]

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Getting Ready

Ever since I hit the halfway point of this pregnancy, my mind has been spinning. An endless cycle of things to do, usually coming through in some kind of list, and one thing after another so consistently that I’m afraid I’ve forgotten half the things I’ve thought of in the […]

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Prairie Girl

Thanks to a recent recommendation from a friend, I’m knee-deep in piles of clutter scattered all around the farmhouse, waiting their turn for an emotional evaluation. The funny part is, I’m not an especially clutter-prone person in the first place. And, this certainly isn’t the first time I’ve scaled down my […]

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Cash-ing In: 5 Months

Taylor mentioned the other day that it feels like over the course of the last month, Cash has slowly transitioned from puppy to dog. Of course he’s not nearly done growing yet, but he just seems older and more mature this month. His nap schedule has been totally jacked up the […]