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My Fav Size-Inclusize Mom Jeans!

I remember that feeling like it was yesterday. Sitting in the changing room, stacks upon stacks of clothes piled separately on the bench: one on the left was for clothes that fit and one on the right for the stuff I just couldn't squeeze into. 9 times out of 10 the pile to the right… Continue reading My Fav Size-Inclusize Mom Jeans!

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My Pregnancy Journey: Morning Sickness + Midwifery Nightmare + Plus Size Pregnancy

As I go through what I experienced during my time being pregnant, I can definitely begin to feel a bit anxious. You see, getting pregnant wasn’t the difficult part but rather, the act of BEING pregnant was something that consumed my mind and body completely. And going back to “getting” pregnant I’d like to say… Continue reading My Pregnancy Journey: Morning Sickness + Midwifery Nightmare + Plus Size Pregnancy

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Our Breastfeeding + Pumping Story

   The first time Paisley latched was a moment I will never forget. Nurses cleaned her up, weighed her and immediately stuck her on my chest. Within seconds she was rooting around and making the sweetest little noises to let me know she was hungry. I had never felt a love like this and it… Continue reading Our Breastfeeding + Pumping Story

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Motherhood As I Knew It

It was the second time she had emerged. My mom finally came out of her room to go to the bathroom and scurried passed us to avoid contact. She came back and as she headed to her bedroom we all surrounded her, trying to give her a hug. Reluctantly, and while also holding her robe… Continue reading Motherhood As I Knew It

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Oops, I peed again.

Hello beautiful! And yes, you read that title right. It's usually what I said after a good sneeze or cough while I was pregnant. Embarrassing to admit. But let's be honest, there isn't a whole lot left to the imagination once you've given birth. AM I RIGHT?! I'm putting it all on the table when… Continue reading Oops, I peed again.

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The Battle of Many.

Wow. You guys are beyond amazing. A few weeks ago I posted a picture of myself with the caption detailing some of the struggles I went through during pregnancy and after regarding an*****and de********. You might be wondering why I typed those words like that. Well, to give you just a sliver of my background with these… Continue reading The Battle of Many.

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Paisley is ONE.

So here we are. An entire year since Paisley was born and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a total mess. Time is a thief and I'm having a hard time accepting that the little 7lb 4oz baby that I gave birth to is now a toddler. It just isn't fair. Where did… Continue reading Paisley is ONE.