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Being Happy: A Life Less Stressed & More Meaningful

I don't make New Year's resolutions. I don't suppose for any particular reason other than I don't like to give myself time limits on accomplishments. This year I'm going to be more active. This year I'm going to save for my vacation. I'd prefer to make that goal when the moment arises, because I don't need… Continue reading Being Happy: A Life Less Stressed & More Meaningful

being a mom · first time mom · mom life · parenting · parenting success · sleep training · toddler · toddler life · Uncategorized

Sleep Training a Toddler

After the hurdle of sleep training an infant, I just kind of assumed we were done. Forever. We started sleep training Blake at 4 months old and ever since then he's slept through the night with no regression.  Celebrating this success, I think Michael and I both thought that was it. We were done and the… Continue reading Sleep Training a Toddler

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It was Friday the 13th

I'm not a superstitious person.  Friday the 13th has always been just another day for me. It's one of the 4 to 5 Fridays in a month that just happens to fall on a number that comes after 12. There have been 55 Friday the 13th's since the year I was born, 1984. The first 54… Continue reading It was Friday the 13th

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Ear, Nose, & Throat Appointment

I've been meaning to update for weeks.  I have an entry sitting in my "drafts" at the moment that I keep coming to and adding to, but haven't finalized.  Things have been hectic, and I'm ashamed to say I don't think I've even updated since we moved! Seems like forever ago. There's much to update on,… Continue reading Ear, Nose, & Throat Appointment

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Bless The Stress

I've been hesitant to post about our moving process because I wasn't sure how to put it all in to words.  It was bittersweet in the beginning, leaving our home that has so many sentimental moments attached to it. Now I'm screaming "Get me the hell out of here" because it's been a nightmare. (That… Continue reading Bless The Stress