Tag Archives: travel

parenting: expect the unexpected (and always have diapers ready)

As my bump grew and we prepared for Asher to join our family, I thought I had a good grasp on what I needed to know about parenting a little one. I wasn’t a first-time mom and I already had … Continue reading

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sister, sister

I didn’t grow up with sisters. I have one younger brother, and spent my childhood bossing him around, convincing him to play Barbies. I always wondered what it’d be like to have a sister. Could I borrow clothes from her? … Continue reading

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processing our trip to washington, d.c.

After a jam-packed trip to Washington, D.C., I’m having trouble finding the words to put to all of the feelings and experiences and thoughts and questions that I have. So, maybe writing it out will do me some good — … Continue reading

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greatest hits of 2012

I know that I’ve yet to deliver on my 10 remaining life highlights for my 25th birthday, but with it being New Year’s Eve and all, it feels only necessary to give a quick year-end rundown of 2012. So, here … Continue reading

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one thrifty mama.

I appreciate a good deal, and I sure do have some exciting baby bargains to share. Annnd I just lost any male followers. Oh, well. Carry on. 1. Graco Classic Wood High Chair. Amazon: $139.99 Craigslist: $50 Why I love … Continue reading

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a request from a soon-to-be dad.

Soon, my wife and I will be leaving for Nigeria. Soon, we will be meeting our son for the first time. Soon, we’ll understand what it means to be a mommy and a daddy, and not just Kayla and Jonny. … Continue reading

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