Monthly Archives: March 2011

Welcome Elia Grace!

What a crazy, unexpected string of events that brought our daughter here almost 2.5 weeks early. But we already cannot imagine life without her. As with past posts, this is as much for our records as for our friends and … Continue reading

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Listen to your Heart

* Guest post from Ashley! One of the first questions we’re asked when folks find out we’re expecting is “what are each of you going be called?”  It’s a valid question, but not one I could answer with certainty. Possibly … Continue reading

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Things are happening

There are all sorts of signs that this thing…this major, incomprehensible,  life-altering thing…is really going to happen. There are the calendar signs. All but one of the major milestones are over. Through this pregnancy, I’ve tried to explain the concept of gestational … Continue reading

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Weeks 34 & 35

Here’s what’s been going on: *  We had our growth scan ultrasound at 34 weeks, 3 days. Since it was “routine”, I thought of turning it down but, selfishly, I couldn’t resist seeing the baby again. Ironically, the week of … Continue reading

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What Not to Wear – Pregnancy Edition

I love Stacy & Clinton and What Not to Wear. They made dressing so much easier by asserting that all neutrals “go” and they gave me a way to convince my mother that peep toe shoes really ARE ok before … Continue reading

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