Category Archives: baby Q

one year ago.

On this day one year ago, a package arrived in the mail. I had ordered it several days beforehand, after waking up at 2am with yet another pregnancy dream and my fourth day in a row of feeling nauseated. In …

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the sky’s still blue.

We had a few warm days not too long ago and I had Cora outside as much as possible. The only downside to having a fall baby is by the time they’re old enough to enjoy being outside, it’s sooo …

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cordelia sue’s birth story.

This is the birth story of our sweet Cordelia. It is a long story, because we had a long and complicated birth with various tales. I thought about writing out a cliff’s notes version for the blog but in the …

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Cordelia Sue is here!

  Our sweet Cora was born last Thursday, October 9th at 4:05am, weighing in at a whopping 9lbs 11oz (!!!) and 21 inches long. She was born via c-section after 44 very crazy hours of labor. Her birth was not …

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40 weeks.

Today is Miss Cordelia’s official due date. For most of this pregnancy I swore she was going to be an early bird but in August I started to think maybe she’d take a note from her mother’s book and not …

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cordelia’s nursery tour.

Part of me was a little hesitant to share these photos because…they’re taken with my iPhone. *gasp* As most of you know, we had to sell my Canon 5D Mark III and Mark II to get some bills paid so …

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bump update :: 36 weeks.

Today’s date : September 5th, 2014 How many weeks pregnant? : 36 weeks, 2 days. Which trimester are you in? : Third How many days until your due date? : 25. Ahhh! Show off your bump! : (I had a …

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what i wore :: the dwindling wardrobe.

black maxi dress :: forever 21 white tank :: old navy necklaces :: forever 21 booties :: forever 21 When I first found out I was pregnant, I confess I was really excited about doing a maternity style series. I …

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our maternity photos.

With the cost of moving (and all the unexpected expenses that go along with it!) and getting things ready for baby, Mark and I couldn’t afford a photographer to take our maternity photos this summer. It was a bummer, but …

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baby shower number one!

Mark and I decided early on that we didn’t want a traditional baby shower. I don’t have a ton of female friends and we wanted to be able to celebrate with EVERYONE, so we opted for a co-ed baby shower …

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baby bump update :: 32 weeks.

Today’s date : August 7, 2014 How many weeks pregnant? : 32 weeks, 1 day. Which trimester are you in? : Third! How many days until your due date? : 56…eek. Show off your bump! : (This is technically from …

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where to begin?

I feel like I’m creeping back to this blog a different person, so I’m not 100% sure where I should start. These eight months…oh my goodness, I could have never been prepared. I have been buried in a pit of …

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baby bump update :: 23 weeks.

Eek, I totally didn’t mean to neglect this little blog for a month! Things are still going a million miles an hour and free time just isn’t in my vocabulary any more. ;) I do, however, have a bump update …

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cordelia sue.

Thanks to everyone for the kind words about our sweet girl on Sunday! It feels good to not only KNOW now, but to be able to share with everyone else. :) I promised a little background about her name, so …

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baby Q :: boy or girl?

Eeeeee we’re so excited to get to fill everyone in on what this little babe is! We got to tell my family yesterday and Mark’s family and our friends today, and we were planning on waiting until tomorrow to tell …

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baby bump update :: 16 weeks (any gender guesses??)

Today’s date : April 17, 2014 How many weeks pregnant? : 16 weeks, 1 day Which trimester are you in? : Second. And so happy about it. haha. How many days until your due date? : T minus 167 days! …

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eep! thanks!

Just had to pop in and say thanks so much for all the sweet words on our big news! It’s such a relief to share this new part of our lives. :) My phone died twice before 6pm on Tuesday …

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and just like that…

Well.. Today’s the day I finally explain my crazy long blog absence. When we left off in early January, I mentioned feeling really down and tired a lot. This continued all throughout the month, and in mid January I was …

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