WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW: NICOLE GONALEZ

I've never met the mother in today's WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW feature, but all I have to do is simply look at her blog or Instagram feed and I can feel the love she has for her beautiful 22-month-old little boy.  I'm excited to share the sweet Read More
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WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW: STACEY SARGENT

Mothers have all kinds of wishes for their children.  Hopes and dreams and prayers of happiness and fulfillment for the little ones entrusted to their care.  I started writing letters to my Ruby as soon as I found out I was expecting.  I continued Read More
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A MOUNTAIN ESCAPE (+ giveaway winner announced)

I spent the weekend escaping the heat and enjoying the mountain air and cooler temperatures with my little family in Park City.  We ate and swam and laughed and explored with dear friends.  It was exactly what we needed after one seriously stressful Read More
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WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW

I think every parent has dreams for their child. Hopes and prayers for happiness, success, love, and joy. And every mother has things they hope their little one will always remember. No matter what hardships and heartaches they face, which they surely Read More
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CODY’S DEADLINE

Accidents happen.  When you hear that phrase so frequently, it almost takes away the weight of what really happened-- the challenges and trials those affected by an accident of any kind face.  And you never think it's going to happen to you.  That's Read More
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PRAYERS FOR PAXTON

I had a different post planned for today, but in the wee hours of the morning as I was finishing things up, I learned the most saddening news about the sweet little boy of a dear friend of mine. After a short life on this earth, sweet little Paxton Read More
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{UN}EXPECTED: A GIFT FOR MATILDA

A woman never quite knows what to expect when bringing a new child into the world. She can plan, and prep, and eat all the right foods, and do all the right things, but come delivery day, all bets are off. Chances are there will be something unexpected. Read More
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I FOLLOWED MY HEART

I hate flying.  Loathe may be a better word.  I am a control freak.  I have accepted this about myself and when I'm in the air with nothing underneath, and someone else is steering the vessel, I start to sweat bullets.  Put me in a car and I'm cool Read More
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BEAUTIFUL BUMP: VERONIKA’S BLUSHING (and winner announced!)

Pregnancy is a wonderful time. It's filled with a wide range of emotions, cravings, and an interesting time for fashion.  Your skin isn't itself, and neither is your waistline.  How does one dress a growing bump?  Can you remain stylish who growing Read More
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{UN}EXPECTED: BECKY KIMBALL

Most women experience something unexpected while they are expecting-- but the majority of issues resolve themselves and most babies are born heathy and strong.  But the news Becky Kimball received at 20 weeks wasn't anything she could have prepared herself Read More
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