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Winifred: A Birth Story

Winifred Beverley May joined our family July 30th, 2019.   I had been having contractions, some quite intense/painful on and off for over 2 weeks. When I saw my midwife for my 40 week appointment, I was 2cm dilated and not really effaced at all. She provided me information and options for how I'd like… Continue reading Winifred: A Birth Story

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Time For A Speech: My Toddler Doesn’t Talk

So I've kept most of this journey to myself because up until now I had nothing really definitive to say and I really don't want anyone's advice on the subject but there's something wrong with Eli. As a parent, the last thing you want is for your children to have any problems. We all want to believe… Continue reading Time For A Speech: My Toddler Doesn’t Talk

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Baby On Board: Packing a “Birth Bag” For Your Older Child

So around a week ago, I did a poll asking who would be interested in a piece on packing a "go bag" for your older child(ren) when it's time for you to have your baby. The response was a big old YES. There are a million and one sites to tell you what to pack… Continue reading Baby On Board: Packing a “Birth Bag” For Your Older Child

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Tips For Keeping Clutter Away With Littles

So about a year ago I started learning more about the idea of minimalism and although I would never consider us hardcore minimalists and I don't think it's something we even really aspire to be, I've embraced a lot of the ideas and values on minimalism. The impact on our day to day lives has… Continue reading Tips For Keeping Clutter Away With Littles