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Too much expectation on babies to sleep

Thinking back to the first weeks with my daughter, it wasn’t long ago, but the sleepless nights and stressful times are slowly fading. At the time I thought I’d never sleep again, that my nights would be forever awake, and my clothes would always be covered in spew and a little baby firmly attached to my aching boob, but here I am now, twelve months later, and well…I’m sleeping better…some nights, my clothes are now covered in food, and my baby is firmly attached to my leg, but the newborn days are over, gone. 366 more words

31 Days of Questions: Day 22

“Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?  Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?”  Matthew 7:9-10… 143 more words

31 Days Of Questions

Being a Mom

Being a mom has been a blessing. It’s not easy but I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world. My son makes me smile when everything seems like it’s falling apart. 506 more words

Group Home

My mom and I were sort of famous for NOT getting along when I was younger. We fought like sisters (it wasn’t pretty). I remember fights over the radio on road trips, all out fits in the store for back-to-school shopping, a paralyzing fear of having to go to any doctor and the ensuing verbal altercations that would happen with every visit in every parking lot. 485 more words


Who is Wandering Walt

Since this is my first day I thought maybe you guys should know who I am and maybe that might inspire you to follow my blog. 127 more words


What's different about chronic illness No. 4: the risks are high

I write about both the good and the bad that comes with living with chronic illness. Today is unfortunately about the bad.

On Monday we found out that a boy in F’s class at school, whose initial is I, died last week. 225 more words



Never underestimate the importance of having fantastic grandparents.

I was extremely blessed. I had four grandparents until I was thirty. Even now, nearly twelve years later, I still have two. 851 more words