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Why I Will Never Go To Ikea Again

Picture this: It’s a beautiful sunny day in March. You just bought your first home and are pregnant with your first baby. You’re ecstatic to get the ball moving on buying all the cutest accent pieces and minimalist baby furniture, because that’s all the rage right now. Where else to go but the BRAND NEW […]

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A Couch Full of Memories

Oh my stars, I can’t believe I just cried about a COUCH. Yes, you read that right. I just shed tears about a piece of furniture.  “It’s just a thing,” my husband said. “And you keep saying that it doesn’t fit in our house anymore.” Well, okay, Dr. Obvious is technically correct here: we have […]

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Hey Girl, Get Your MLM Out of my Inbox!!

Whenever I get a Facebook message from someone I haven’t talked to in years I know one of two things is happening: someone is asking for medical advice or I’m getting “Hey Girl’d” from an acquaintance selling multi-level marketing (MLM) products. Please know that I have no problem with women trying to make a little […]

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Becoming a Mom Gave Me Sensory Issues

Okay, well maybe motherhood didn’t GIVE me sensory issues, but it certainly didn’t help with the issues I already had. Growing up, I always knew I was “overly annoyed” at certain sounds. It wasn’t all sounds that bothered me, mostly ones associated with eating and breathing; you know, just the sounds you need to make in […]

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What I Forgot about Being Pregnant

As I am firmly entrenched in the third trimester of my third pregnancy, I can’t help but reflect on my experiences this go-around. However, since it has been three years since the last time I was pregnant (there has to be something symbolic about all these threes!), and I have been realizing that there are […]

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I Miss You, John Hughes

Some friends visited us recently from out of town, and I was excited for them to come to our new house (well, new to us).  “I love your neighborhood!” my friend said as she got out of the car. And then her husband said, “It looks like Ferris Bueller is going to be running across […]

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