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Mama Wisdom

I’m thinking this might need to become a weekly post … I’m very interested in what all the expert mamas have to say about their mama experience, etc. So here is week one’s question:What special tradition/memory did you do/create while pregnant? Or, if you didn’t, what do you wish you would have done?If you’re a […]

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Mr. Surprise

If you came home from work on a regular ol’ Monday and saw this … what would you do? That’s right … scream your little heart out and thank God 100 times over for blessing you with the most incredible husband! Dominic is always doing special things for me, but this tops it all! With […]

Woe is Me

I’ve been hesitant to complain about my pregnancy symptoms, because for the most part I experienced no/low morning sickness in the first trimester. I’ll be honest, if I had been super sick and you hadn’t I would harbor a bit of resentment, and I don’t want you all to hate me for my lack of […]

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Hey Mama!

It’s me, Gretchen. Your favorite 23-year-old daughter. I know you read this blog while you are at work and again while you are at home sipping on tea and watching the news. So, I figured this was the best way to get a hold of you and show the world what an amazing mom you […]

B.R.A.N.

My co-worker, Kami, has the vibe. She gets what I mean when I get passionate about breastfeeding and knows why cloth diapers are so darn exciting :) Last week she gave me Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering and it has skyrocketed to my top favorite baby books. It is written by Dr. Sarah Buckley, MD who […]

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Cheers!

I’ll start this off by saying loud and clear … I AM NOT A SODA DRINKER. I leave that task to my hubby who should own stock in Pepsi. Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi to be exact. And for those who fear I might OD on caffeine, dont’ fear … I am taking this craving in […]