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Courtney Ballinger
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Faith and Humor on the Front Porch
Faith and Humor on the Front Porch

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Eight Week Update
We've made it eight weeks! Little Girl weighs 10 lbs and 4 oz. She's in 0-3 month clothes and size 1 diapers. She's become quite verbal. In fact, we have a trick now where I roll my lips to make a vibrating sound, and she copies me. I've taken videos--it's ...
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Seven Weeks
We're almost to the two-month mark! Our girl seems so big now. I started her baby book this week and looking at the hospital pictures made me kind of...sad. How strange is it that I already have a hard time remembering how small she was? She wears size 1 di...
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Six Weeks Already
Our girl is six weeks old! She weighs 9 lbs and wears newborn and some 0-3 month clothes. She's nearly too big for newborn diapers, but I'm trying to use them up. She's finally smiling more! In the mornings and after she wakes up from a nap are the best tim...
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Our Girl at One Month
Sweet girl, you're one month old today! You've changed so much already, and you grow more and more every day. You weigh 8 lbs. You still wear size newborn in clothes and diapers. Your favorite activity is eating! Your second favorite is being propped on my ...
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3 Weeks Update
Emma is three weeks old today! She weighs 7 lbs 11 oz. and is starting to fill out. I'm so happy that she's gaining weight so well. As a nursing mom, that makes me feel like I'm accomplishing something. She is getting more and more alert every day. She eats...
3 Weeks Update
3 Weeks Update
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Don't Fight the New
I've been the mom of a newborn for almost three weeks. As I write this, my girl is stretched out in my arms sleeping. The second I put her down, she will wake up. That means I'll sit here and be still while watching Hulu and messing around on my phone. It d...
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Emma's Birth Story
Our little girl, the one we've long waited for, arrived Friday, February 19 at 11:25 in the morning. She weighed 6 lbs and 12 oz. and measured 18 1\2 inches. And she changed everything the very moment she took her first breath. Here's how the whole thing ha...
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2 Weeks Update
Emma is two weeks old today! Our sweet girl weighs 7 lbs 5 oz. as of yesterday when we weighed her. She eats at least every 3 hours during the day. Last night was the first night I didn't set an alarm to wake her for feedings, but she still woke every 3-4 h...
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37 Weeks Update
Pregnancy Highlights: How Far Along:  37 weeks, 5 days (Third Trimester) Size of baby:  We'll have an idea after our ultrasound this week. Maternity Clothes:  Stretchy pants always.     Gender:  Girl! Movement:  Less movement, but she still squirms around i...
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36 Week Update
Pregnancy Highlights: How Far Along:  36 weeks, 5 days (Third Trimester) Size of baby:  I'm hoping around 6 lbs now. Maternity Clothes:  Definitely have to wear stretchy pants to fit my bump.    Gender:  Girl! Movement:  Less movement, but she still squirms...
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