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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 […]

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 […]

Scherenschnitte

When I was born my parents created scherenschnitte birth announcements. It is a crafty process requiring mass amounts of patience. They look something like this … In the spirit of tradition I would really like to do something along these lines for our little one. I’ll have to try and find a copy of mine […]

The Day You Were Born

Eons ago I ripped an article called “The Day You Were Born” out of Family Fun. It was a project revolving around the compilation of memories from pregnancy through birth. Looking back on my wedding I now understand how the significant days in our lives pass like a whirlwind and our child’s birth is definitely […]