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    Turning 40

    I recently turned 40. It’s a birthday that gets a lot of attention, and that has always seemed a bit strange to me. As I approached this milestone day I found myself feeling very rebellious against the old stereotypes that have long surrounded the “big 4 0”. I was unsure why I was having this feeling. Then it hit me- I feel better at 40 than I have felt at any other milestone birthday and I was feeling resentful at the old social misconception that somehow all of the best stuff is behind us once we hit this random age. So instead of buying into the old negative view of…

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    Little Miss A’s Arrival

    I can’t believe little Miss A has been a part of our family for over 3 months already! Time has flown by. I’m sure it’s because having a newborn and a 2 year old is whirlwind experience but wow it’s already January! I’d like to share a bit of A’s birth (before you are ready to click away from the post, it won’t be graphic trust me haha!). Be ready though, it’s kind of long. At 32 weeks I was admitted to the hospital with high blood pressure that was recorded at a routine doctors appointment. As you may be aware from my previous blog posts, I have had blood…

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    Holiday Traditions- Christmas

    Michelle and Jenna have been busy enjoying the Christmas season with their families. Here’s a look into some of their family traditions! Care to share some of yours?! We’d love to hear! Comment below and let us know. Who knows, we might ‘steal’ some of them for the future! Michelle- Growing up the holidays were always a magical time to me. Everything about Christmas seemed so special and filled with wonder. The anticipation of getting what I really really wanted from Santa, the special outfits, the time with family- it was all near and dear to me from a very young age. When I found out I was pregnant with…