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You Knew This Was Coming

When I don’t write at The Daily Sampler for long periods of time, there’s typically a few reasons why.

A) Time. Like most people in these United States of not-enough-time, I too get bogged down with the daily grind, trying to decide what’s most important, and trying not to feel bad when I opt for a TV zone-out rather than an entertaining blog post. 486 more words

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My Most Exciting Goal

Some readers of this little ol’ blog may have noticed that this year I set myself a secret goal.  No, this wasn’t just because I couldn’t figure out a 32nd goal for myself this year and decided to cop out and try to make it more exciting than it really was.  247 more words


I said KEGEL, not KUGEL!

When I picked up my preggy DIL from the airport, I asked her if she had started doing her Kegels yet.

Since she’s all about eating now that most of the nausea has passed, she thought I meant that I had made her a pan of… 454 more words


5 reasons why people think I shouldn't have a baby

I’ve told a few people that I’m going to have G’s baby; no matter what. I think it was fate that left a part of him behind. 568 more words

Setting boundaries for birth

As I’ve mentioned before, I have a set of birth preferences for medical intervention during my labour and delivery. My husband and I also have set some boundaries with family and friends. 345 more words

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know Babies Can Do Before They Turn 12 Months Old

Curated just for you from Huffington Post:

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Babies Can Do Before They Turn 12 Months Old

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M 4 months into motherhood

When I was pregnant I was excited (albeit nervous) about motherhood. I imagined what my baby would look like and what sort of personality he would have. 435 more words

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