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Baby Boy Checkers: My Birth Story

Just four days before my due date, we welcomed our son into the world: 8 lbs. 1 oz., 20.5 in. long The day before he decided to make his appearance, I was experiencing contractions all day.  I never experienced contractions with Toddler Checkers because my water broke first, and I wasn’t sure I would know [...]

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Gearing Up for Baby No. 2

After reading Mrs. Jump Rope’s post on gear items for Baby 2, it made me think and question if I have everything we need for our little guy! I am pretty close to the finish line and expect to deliver in the next couple of weeks! Fortunately, before we had Toddler Checkers, I made sure [...]

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Somewhere In Between: 9 Months Pregnant

Yesterday I had my 36-week prenatal appointment, and I found out I am 1 cm dilated and 50% effaced (which really does not mean much since you could be dilated for a month before you actually go into labor, or dilate from zero to several centimeters overnight). My doctor asked me if I am ready [...]

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Sentimental Gifts for Mom – Guide

For a number of years I’ve been looking for something I could wear that would represent my little one(s).  I love the idea of wearing a locket with their photo in it, or something with their name initials.  These are some ideas I thought I’d share with the HB community if you are looking to [...]

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Three.

We now have a three-year-old on our hands.  When did that happen? I remember approaching the first birthday as an emotional wreck.  My baby was not going to be a baby anymore!  She became a toddling, talking not-so-baby baby after she turned one, and her personality continued to explode. Then she turned two.  And I [...]

How I Really Feel About Having A Newborn

I’m 35 weeks pregnant and will be “full-term” in about two weeks.  My actual due date is at the very beginning of August. How do I feel about meeting baby in August?  I am excited and curious to see what this next little person will be like. Will he be anything like me?  The first [...]

My Different Pregnancies

This is actually my third pregnancy; my first pregnancy ended early in a miscarriage at six weeks.  And even those symptoms were different from my last two pregnancies. With my very first pregnancy, I did feel some nausea very early on and was particularly sensitive to smells.  I wasn’t pregnant long enough to have many [...]

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