Jemma’s Birth Story

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My birth story took me the last 5 weeks to write. “Why?” you ask. Well, for one, Jemma’s birth was 40 hours long. 40 hours is not easily summarized in a few paragraphs. Two, I have a beautiful, bouncing baby in my arms most of the day. Three, said baby makes it difficult to type […]

38 Week Appointment

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These weekly appointments are just crazy. I mean, only so much can happen every 7 days. I pretty much say, “I’m feeling fine; marching on. Nothing too exciting to report.” This week brought some fun updates though … Belly is measuring at 40 weeks – that’s right, my wee one is gonna be a chunker […]

Options, options, options

Post-dinner conversation … Gretchen: What about Levi?Mom: I like it! Where did that come from?Gretchen (whispering): It’s Bristol Palin’s baby daddy’s name … don’t tell Dom, that could taint it.Dominic: It sounds like Levi Jeans … no. And there we are … back at square one :)

A Home for Our Growing Family

The dust has settled. I’m over the tears (I think). I’m ready to move forward … we’re look for a home and this is why: The facts … Last summer we moved from our duplex in east Vancouver to a family friend’s home in west Vancouver. They were moving to Texas and had decided not […]

Heartbeat!

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It’s the big day … our first REAL appointment at Andaluz! I’ll be honest, I have had some major freak out moments leading up to this day. It is hard to believe that a pee stick can define the rest of your life. In and effort to question the validity of the pee stick you […]