Week 1 Postpartum

Labor feels like forever ago but we still can’t believe we have her.  And while everything can be on the verge of falling apart at anytime, when it’s good, it’s so good that you forget it ever wasn’t.  The newborn world is all a very […]

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Fynlie Autumn’s Birth Story

  Happy Birthday, hun!  I started to tell The Husband labor was on, but just began sobbing instead.  Geeze pregnancy has made me so emotional.   5am on her due date, (The Husbands birthday) contractions woke me out of bed.  Even though less then 5% of […]

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Pregnancy Blunders (and counting)

Month 1 Selling some items on craigslist, which I often do, I’d agreed to deliver a bed frame to a family not too far from our house.  We set a time and they gave me the address, but it wasn’t until the next afternoon, I remembered […]

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Flying while pregnant

You would think the biggest concern of flying would be going into labor and not having a doctor on board, or not being able to make an emergency landing to get help.  However the more likely concerns are blood clots and dehydration.  Being pregnant puts […]

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Life: 2nd Trimester

It is easy how quickly we can forget what seemed like our whole world in the moment.  I am trying to take some note of this journey that brings us beautiful little Fynlie Autumn, as it really does go so fast, and you want to […]

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Boy or Girl? Girl or Boy?

It’s a b…..aby! I love surprises and, right now, am totally content with not knowing, but the husband wants to know.  Since I get pretty much all the “firsts” carrying the baby, I didn’t want to deprive him of a” first” if he wanted one. […]

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Yoga for Relaxation

Once my snow pants were not even pretending to stay snapped, and I found myself holding my breath to bend over and tighten my bindings, we decided snowboarding season was probably over for me.  I needed a new activity.  The RV resort was closing the […]

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Top 8 First Trimester Snacks

Your Moms will swear by plain crackers and gingerale, “keep some saltines by your bed and nibble one before you even sit up in the morning”, they’ll say.  That’s fine advice, but not very exciting, and when you don’t feel good, you deserve something exciting! […]

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SoCal in December

With one day to sit still before getting back on the road, we parked it at the beach.  Gorgeous, and unlikely sunny for December, I spent nearly the whole day on this rock, soaking up sun and vitamin D, trying to scare away the stupid […]

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