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I want to raise Forest children

The moment I found out I was having another boy, I’ve wanted to live in the forest.  The feminist in me hates that statement, but whatever, it’s the truth. Just so my inner girl feels better, you should know that

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I want to raise Forest children

The moment I found out I was having another boy, I’ve wanted to live in the forest.  The feminist in me hates that statement, but whatever, it’s the truth. Just so my inner girl feels better, you should know that

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You are your own little man (for my second son)

You were born under water in our bedroom, with your nana and big brother, sound asleep down the hall. You came out screaming and crying and in that moment, all of my fear and anxiety evaporated. Here you were, we did it,

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You are your own little man (for my second son)

You were born under water in our bedroom, with your nana and big brother, sound asleep down the hall. You came out screaming and crying and in that moment, all of my fear and anxiety evaporated. Here you were, we did it,

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Labor day

What is it about my babies and holidays? My first was born on Halloween and this one passed Labor Day by a mere 5 hours. This was a completely different birth story than the first. It started two weeks early with

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Labor day

What is it about my babies and holidays? My first was born on Halloween and this one passed Labor Day by a mere 5 hours. This was a completely different birth story than the first. It started two weeks early with

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Family & Politics

I used to say I was a conservative liberal and a liberal conservative. What does that mean? It means I was afraid to grow a pair, develop my own political point of view and express it within my family dynamic.

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Family & Politics

I used to say I was a conservative liberal and a liberal conservative. What does that mean? It means I was afraid to grow a pair, develop my own political point of view and express it within my family dynamic.

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Little Brother

You seem feisty already. You move 4x more than your big brother did. You flip me over in my sleep. I just keep thinking that you are going to be so physical. Luckily your big brother has a head start,

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Little Brother

You seem feisty already. You move 4x more than your big brother did. You flip me over in my sleep. I just keep thinking that you are going to be so physical. Luckily your big brother has a head start,

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I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

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I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

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Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,

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Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,