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Summer Fun Happy June! The boys have one last week of school, and the sun is starting to come out more. This can only mean one thing. Summer fun is about to begin! The boys are very excited to get their bikes out, run through the sprinkler, and stay up late. If only that meant […]

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Happy Place When most people think about the NICU, they don’t think about a happy place. It can be scary and unknown. However, it is also the place where babies’ lives are saved, and where families spend a great deal of time. I’ll admit, when my twins were first born, I didn’t even want to […]

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Practice You’ve probably heard the phrase “practice makes perfect” through the course of your life. However, perfection is pretty hard, if not impossible to attain. So, instead of setting myself and my family up for failure, we’re going with a new phrase around here: Practice makes progress! There has been a lot of practice going […]

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Family Traditions I’ve been thinking a lot about our family traditions lately. We just celebrated the twins’ seventh birthday, and with that, tons of emotions come to the surface. It reminds me of the things we did to create a new normal in our lives when they were born. I’ve also been thinking a lot […]

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Life Changes Life changes all the time. I’m not sure when it happened, but I’ve been finding these changes really hard to deal with lately. I guess I’m not the carefree girl I used to be. Who am I kidding? I don’t think I’ve ever been that girl. Sure, before kids, it was easier to […]

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Unexpected Discoveries From finding out you are pregnant to complications that arise, unexpected discoveries can happen during any part of the pregnancy. The NICU is also a place where you never know exactly what to expect. Throughout my twin pregnancy, I discovered that doctors don’t know everything and unexpected discoveries happen more often than we […]

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Say No As I mom, I say no to my kids all the time. “No, you can’t have another treat.” “Can you stay up until 10 pm? No.” “No, you can’t jump off the couch and onto your brother.” However, when it comes to myself, it’s harder to say no. I like to keep busy, […]

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Strong, yet Fragile Preemies are amazing. They are so tiny, yet so mighty. So tough, vulnerable.They are so strong, yet so fragile at the same time. Premature babies must fight to do things that full-term babies do automatically. Their systems aren’t fully developed yet, including their immune system. So, even though they beat the odds […]

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Scars Scars on our bodies can come from many different places. They can be a sign of past trauma from an accident, an injury, or in my case, even giving birth. I was sitting with the twins the other day when the topic of scars came up. It’s not a typical thing to discuss with […]

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Spring Cleaning Even though it’s only about 30 degrees outside, Spring is finally here in the Midwest. Well, at least technically. So, that means it’s time for Spring cleaning!   Not only are we going to work on cleaning and refreshing our house, but I want to work on cleaning up my eating and my […]

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