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These are the days.

Thank you Gymboree for sponsoring this post and a huge thank you to phil & teds for Leighton’s amazing stroller.       The days are super long especially if have nowhere to go. Staying home hasn’t been too hard. This is my second day not teaching. Obviously I will still be teaching my children at home…but won’t be teaching in a classroom setting anymore, at least for a while. Would I go back? Yes, when the timing is right.…

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The time I didn’t want to hold you.

That time was tonight. I did everything the same way I’ve been doing it for the past month. It had been 3 hours since you last ate. I fed you 3 ounces. I changed your diaper. I put on your lotion. I put on your footed pjs. You were burped and swaddled. I put you to sleep with your paci. I walked away thinking about the hundreds of things to do still. You kept spitting your paci out. You continued…

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It’s okay to not cry.

Life throws a lot of curve balls and often times we endure many hard things. I’ve heard the phrase it’s okay to cry. Let your feelings out. Being emotional is okay.   BUT what if you don’t cry when you’re going through hard things. That’s also OKAY.  God has been so faithful in my life. He has proven himself gracious and loving. Going through a miscarriage is by far one of the hardest things I have dealt with. During both…

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