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Nesting before baby #2
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How I “nested” before baby #2

I always say that I’m about halfway neurotic about a handful of things. I’m mostly Type B but can straighten up into Type A when the situation (or my mood) calls for it. I care a lot about certain things and very little for others.  For example, I was never very fussy about school, I...

emmie Jane
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Welcoming Emilia Jane + Birth Story

We welcomed our sweet baby girl Emilia Jane into the world on Monday, July 20, 2020. Tyler and I feel indescribably grateful for Emmie and the joy she has brought to our little family already. We are sort of faking it til we make it with this whole two under two deal so far, but...

morning routine
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My Morning Skin Routine

I’ll be the first to admit I’m not a morning person. It’s not something I’m proud of, but I’ve always been this way.  In fact, almost nobody in my family is. We have a rule that we NEVER schedule anything before noon. And if we are all together over the holidays or something, the mornings...

third trimester update
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Third Trimester Update + A Few Things Saving my Life Right Now

Update: I am starting to become REALLY pregnant. I’m 37 weeks and feeling it big time…literally.  In all seriousness, though, Tyler and I are so excited.  We have been having the best days with Charlotte these last few weeks. She is learning so much, is so entertaining, and is getting more and more attached to...

night time skin care routine
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My Night time skin Routine

This post should probably be called “My Early Evening Skin Care Routine,” but that doesn’t feel quite as snappy as “Nighttime.”  I usually shower and do all of my “nighttime” skin care around 6pm, right before we give Charlotte a bath and put her to bed.  I wasn’t always like this, but this pregnancy/toddler chasing...