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Ashley B
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Essential oils for the mamas and the babies.
Essential oils for the mamas and the babies.

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I Apologize For This Post
To all the mamas who have experienced toddler breastfeeding and the intense desire to wean against your toddler's will: I feel you. You're going to get this. To everyone else: I apologize for this. Profoundly. But, as they say, #sorrynotsorry Lilla is appro...

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Making Room
My kids are still asleep. It's 6:55 am. This is an anomaly. It means I need to get a pool. ASAP. Last night, at 8:30, the kids were getting in bed and Britt, my incredible boy, caught a glimpse of one of our new neighbors and sprinted across the street. Bas...

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Current Thought-Life
Life in-flux is not my most becoming look. I whine and fret and drive my poor husband to the brink daily. But God is doing some big life-work in me in this season and the beauty of that reality is bright and shining and worth every uncertainty. The Find-A-P...

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Holding His Hand
My Beck. He's nearing ten years old...and that is just the strangest thing I could have possibly written. In my life. Ever. Ten. I mean. That's real. That's a real age for a real person.    Do you ever have those moments? You look at your kid and think, "Oh...

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1000 Gifts...Again
(This is a re-post from my blog in 2012 but I re-read it today and it stung me...all over again. Ann Voskamp's book is one I need to keep on constant rotation in my reading. I'm picking it up again today.) This morning I was ugly. I was blind to it until my...

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Boxed Banana Bread
This morning my girl and I woke early, before the noise and hustle of rowdy boys, to mix up a little breakfast.  I love a from-scratch recipe. Revel in the creating something from a few eggs, flour, sugar... But some seasons in life demand a change; a shift...

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Lilla's Natural Birth ~ Part Two
Lilla's Natural Birth ~ Part One So there I am, after weeks of false labor, sitting in the bathroom at 2 am, a tad over 40 weeks pregnant, contractions, bloody show, the works, and I'm trying to talk myself out of this being It. I had given my family and fr...

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Lilla's Natural Birth ~ Part One
From the start I knew baby number four's labor and birth would be different from my other three. Pitocin'd, epidural'd inductions with both boys (which went wonderfully as inductions go) and a natural start but epidural finish with Evie were all I knew of c...

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Long Weekend :: Step One
Morning Glory Muffins with their cobbled, colorful charm are probably the best way to start off the long weekend stretching ahead. They're cheerful and cinnamon-y and a sure way to get the kids to eat vegetables for breakfast. Sold. I posted these in 2008 o...
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