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Ladies, we need to stop hating on celebs who bounce back at the expected 6-12 weeks postpartum.

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…Dave & I were in the hospital… I was pushing. After 20 minutes… …My beautiful bouncing baby boy, Rhys bound into the world…. …and I was tired but very happy… …so we took him home… …and introduced him to his big brother… Over the next year, he quadrupled his weight to 22 pounds! He signs […]

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This post is part 2 of a a blog I wrote a couple weeks ago about how so many people lately have been blessing us.  Here’s a few more… A few weeks ago I wrote this tweet: “man, I’m really jonesing for some orange pop & powdered doughnuts.”  A few minutes later there was a […]

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On Monday, October 19,  I went in for what would hopefully be my last pregnancy check-up.  It was the day before his October 20th due date.  In the two weeks previous, I had dilated to 1cm.  Over the course of the next week I doubled my efforts by getting to 2 cm!  Based on my […]

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AND it's reversible! :)

If you haven’t read it, there’s an awesome book, The Five Love Languages which helps you identify what makes you feel the most loved.  In turn, you identify how to better speak the “love language” of those you love.  It could be words of affirmation, quality time, shared time, receiving gifts, acts of service or […]

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when I say evenly, I meant evenly!

Another weekend, another project.  I have been in heavy nesting mode (and I think I like it).  Actually, I hope it never goes away!  I have accomplished so much with this endless desire to clean, organize, toss out & rethink our entire homes awful storage use. Last weekend, a friend helped us go through & […]

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Tweet Tweet I’m planning to tweet the labor of baby boy #2 -due on Oct. 20th-  from my Twitter account if you’d like to follow along with every moan, groan & increased centimeter dilated. :)  I’ve got my feed hooked directly up to my facebook status updates & also right here at gabbingwithgrace.com, if you prefer. […]

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We tell him "it's time to be a fighter pilot!"

The Preggo Update: As of last Monday, I am 2 cm dilated, 70% effaced, -2 station & having many useless contractions.  I’m up to 196 pounds (for a total of 33lbs. gain so far) & surprise most of my friends when they see me in person.  They say things like, “uh, wow.  Your big!”  See […]

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