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Last bump shot - taken in triage before changing into the gown

Asher’s Birth Story

Here is the story of our son Asher’s birth.   As my due date, January 23rd, crept closer and closer, I worked very hard to wrap my head around the idea of going overdue again. I figured that the more I prepared myself, the less bitter I would feel about it (as compared to my […]

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Introducing Baby Confetti 2.0

The Confetti family is so happy to welcome Asher Isaac to our family.  After stewing long and hard about whether to induce, this little guy rendered the debate moot. He arrived without any intervention necessary, making his grand entrance on his due date, Friday, January 23rd, at 6:26 a.m.  He was 7 pounds 3 ounces and […]

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If I Could Register Today, Part 2

Hi, Bee readers! I’m back again talking registry dreams. Since this poor second baby will be inheriting his brother’s “big ticket” items, this is the arena where he will likely actually see some of these new items (although with no shower or sprinkle in the horizon, it will likely be paid for by yours truly). […]

A few weeks ago, already growing impatient with my lumbering pregnant form.  I've only gotten bigger since then.

To Induce or Not to Induce – That is the Question

It’s official – I am ready to pop.  Days shy of 40 weeks pregnant, I am feeling pretty over it. As much as I know that welcoming baby to the outside world is a game changer – it gets harder before it gets easier. At this point, I don’t even care. I am swollen, waddling, aching, not […]

He'll always be my first baby, no matter how big he grows...

Sorry I’m Not Sorry

I have a confession to make. It’s a little bit awkward. And I am totally not judging you if you do feel this way. But I do not feel bad about the upcoming transition for my son to no longer be the only baby in our house. There, I said it. I have found myself reading […]

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Maintaining Memories: Baby Books and BEYOND

In today’s high-tech world, there are so many strategies out there for streamlining the old school “baby book.”  As technology evolves, I worry about putting too much stock in maintaining memories through digital sources, in case we progress past what we currently use once our kiddos grow up (I’m talking about you, ancient VHS home […]

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What’s In My Hospital Bag

When I showed up at the hospital for my induction for my first, I had 42 weeks to stew over what I should bring with me, and basically, my outlook was the opposite of “less is more.” I brought a huge suitcase, my own exercise ball, the boppy and my huge purse. I looked like […]

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