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Hard Things.

Zaden is probably the most sensitive and logical child I’ve ever known. He connects with people. He thinks hard about things. He ponders. I love that about him, and I love that he ASKS me things. And normally I’m prepared with answers. “Mom, how did the baby get in your tummy?” “Mom, why does the baby bite your boob for…

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Family, Hurricane Harvey, Parenting

The House On Second Street

Never in a million years did I think we’d end up living in Sweeny, TX. …or any small town for that matter. We’re city people. Sure, I love the suburbs, but there’s a big difference between suburban living and rural country living. I never saw myself wanting to settle somewhere that only had 2 stop lights. But, here we are.…

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Age, Family, Parenting, Thirty

Thirty and Young AF

Alright, I’m the first to admit that I am a pretty vain person. I always have been. Some people see an issue with that, but I never have. It just is who I am. Yes, I care about wearing makeup when I leave the house. Yes, I care that my clothes match. Yes, I want to stay looking young. …especially…

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Anxiety, Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey: Part Two

On the second morning I woke up at our neighbors house I remember taking a deep breath before getting up. I was nervous to look out the window, but also so so hoping that when I did the street would be clear. Hazel had bad dreams all night, and none of us slept well. She kept waking from her sleep…

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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey: Part One

How does one begin to explain how they went from leading a perfectly normal life…finally…to losing everything but their lives? I know it’s been a while since I posted a blog. I’ve intended to get all this out, but I just haven’t had the time, energy, or the words to even explain where we are at at this juncture. It’s…

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