Author Archives: Em

About Em

After the loss of our first pregnancy, we took a much needed vacation to Costa Rica to enjoy each other and clear our minds. Well, as luck would have it, we brought home much more than great memories and great tans...our own little Costa Rican souvenir. Here is our journey!

Oh my! What a surprise!

I am nothing, if not candid and honest here. So, here goes… A few weeks ago, I felt funny. I had my suspicions and they were right: I kept taking tests because that’s how in shock I was! I mean, … Continue reading

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The Jewel turns 2!!

You’re two today my littlest love!! It is so very hard to believe that two years has passed since your quick and fierce arrival into this world and yet I cannot remember life without you in it! You bring so … Continue reading

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Everything in each other 

Dear girls, I cried today. Not, I shed a couple of tears and then moved on kind of cry, no. I full on sobbed, like a baby, until my head hurt and my nose ran. Sobbed. This life. This life … Continue reading

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18 Months

One year and a half!!! Happy 18 months my precious jewel! I am in astonishment at how quickly we got here and if I think too long on the matter, I cry. Yes, cry. Tears of sadness that you are … Continue reading

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17 Months

Happy 17 months to my precious little Jewel!!! This month has seen such incredible development in both your language skills and your personality!!! I’m so in love with you and I literally cannot get enough of you. Your breath, your … Continue reading

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16 Months

Look at you my big girl!! Ahhhh, I just can’t get enough of you! Look at that face!!! I smooch you all day long and breathe you in, literally, because you are just too much!!  Height – 30.5 inches (50th … Continue reading

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15 Months

Height – 31 inches Head – 18.5 inches Weight – 21.5 pounds 6 teeth. 4 top front and 2 front bottom. Talking and imitating a lot! Your new favorite game is to say “cheese!!!” whenever I pull out the camera! … Continue reading

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