Category Archives: Reflections

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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Reflections of an honest mom

I’m awake. It’s way past my bedtime, but I can’t sleep. Both of you girls are here next to me in bed, breathing slow, rhythmic, deep sleep breathes. I’m reflecting tonight and looking back at pictures of you, sparkle, when … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Cry

Sometimes I cry. Sometimes the tears stream outwardly down my cheeks. Sometimes the tears stay inside and I feel the tug on my heart, heavy inside my chest. Sometimes the tears are joyful and sometimes they are mixed with sadness. … Continue reading

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6 Months (Part 2)

And onwards to the celebration! 🙂 ❤ You are so much fun right now. Your little personality continues to shine through now and I’m thoroughly enjoying getting to know you and your likes, dislikes and making you laugh! I swear, … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Sparkle

My firstborn. My precious sparkly girl. I want to always remember these last three months that I’ve witnessed you not only become a big sister, but wholeheartedly embrace it. It has come so naturally to you, it’s as if you … Continue reading

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Sister Love!

I have a feeling there are going to be many posts titled sister love. The two of you girls are incredible! My heart swells at even the thought of either of you, but oh my, when you guys show love … Continue reading

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The Birth Story

Disclaimer: graphic content. Stop reading now if you’re not comfortable with TMI regarding birth 😉 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I have to admit that the last trimester of this pregnancy was SO different than your sister’s. People told me that it could/would be … Continue reading

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