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{Month Five Update} & How Having a Baby Changes Your Priorities

Hello hello! How is everyone!?
In these monthly Calvin updates, along with his milestones, I’m also going to invite you inside of my thoughts and how I’m feeling from month to month. 723 more words
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The 5th Trimester: Learning to Balance Time & Give Yourself a Break 

Hi all! How were your weekends?! We got all you can eat sushi, I finally did some stuff for the blog, we watched Craig in his soccer league final, and I went to the mall – by myself…oh, and I spent a lot of hours holding and cuddling with Calvin…not bad at all! 1,200 more words
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A beautiful boy

Stays his way, breathing softly

Asleep on her chest


The Challenge & Reward of {Month Four}

How did we get here?! This little Koala is 4 months already! He has grown and learned so so much in just a few short months. 515 more words
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Truer Words

“I love you. Your children are wonderful. You’re doing a great job.”

My beautiful daughter, nonprofit executive, wife, mother of three, including 3-year old twin boys, dressed to the nines, looking at three 14-hour days in a row with one big event after another, looked at me with a gratitude that I’d never seen from her. 335 more words


What makes Parenthood “All Worth It?” [from Dad's Perspective!]

Hello, hello, how is everyone’s week going? It’s almost Friday again! What are the big weekend plans!?
I’m so excited to be working with Gerber on their… 1,578 more words
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Sorority Sister

Tuesday night just as the youth choir sang the first few bars of the Star Spangled Banner, after I’d drunk down an inch of my Miller Lite, and before the Milwaukee Brewers took the field to lose what would be a 14-inning game to the Minnesota Twins, I read a text from my son-in-law telling me my twin grandsons had been born. 985 more words

Writing Challenges

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Today, the babies who were born a bit too early and spent their first 6 weeks in the NICU are as robust and healthy a pair of beautiful boys as you have ever seen. One miracle led to another, you might say. Today is their 3rd birthday.