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A Birth Story: Magnus Leo Allard

Happy Mother’s Day! Seems like a good day to share the story of how I became a mama to one perfect little ball of mischief and love. Magnus was due July 24th. It’s completely silly, but in my heart, I

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Showered with Love, And Books!

So you know how I said I’d be rewinding? This is some of that, it’s older but too cute not to share. WAY back in late May, baby sister assisted by some of my very best friends, threw a little

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Moving Out, While Largely Unable to Move

HA! This post was written a few days before Mr. Magnus arrived in early July, I’ll go ahead and post it now without edits and still an update on the end. So if you missed the announcement in our last

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And we’re back.. + 1 new baby – 1 old house

Ok, unintentional 3 month blog break. Let’s blame the care and feeding of one tiny lil baby shall we? Want to play quickie catch-up before I rewind and delve into some of the details? It’s been the best three months

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Right now I live between two worlds. I am in many ways a mother, yet I do not have my baby to hold. I still technically own a home, but I no longer really live there. I am straddling two

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I’m pregnant with emotion, she’s pregnant with a baby

One of the biggest things going on in our life right now is our family of two becoming a family of three. Mary has written here about the progress of little baby boy, and shared some of her experience and

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Gearing up for baby

Holy crap! I’m halfway through my 6th month of pregnancy. Our little guy is scheduled to being weighing in somewhere around 1.5lbs right about now, but he’s been measuring ahead so who knows! He’s almost 2/3 of the way cooked! While

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The Halfway Point

I’m 20 weeks pregnant today! The pregnancy books and apps tell me I’m halfway to baby. Next week we’ll do our big second trimester scan where they will take all the measurements and check organ development and whatnot, but I got

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