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In a Blink of an Eye

April 26, 2020

When Theodore was just a baby and I’d complain about the hardships of being a new mom, people would always tell me to cherish each moment because in a blink of an eye it would be over. I always felt a bit annoyed when someone told me that because I was living in the difficulty and that advice did ZERO to help me. But as Theodore is growing, changing and becoming more independent that statement hasn’t ever been more true.…

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Motherhood Realness: 12 Months Postpartum

December 4, 2018

When I started with these postpartum posts I always intended for them to end at a year and that time has come. This will be my last post about my journey through this first year of motherhood. I will, of course, post mommy related things in the future, but not as a monthly update. As I look back at these 12 months I’m not sure how to feel about it. It’s definitely a milestone for both Theodore and I. He’s…

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My First Mother’s Day

May 28, 2018

The idea for this post came to me just like many other posts, at night when I’m trying to get much needed sleep. We opted to celebrate the Swedish mother’s day instead of the American mother’s day two weeks ago, mostly because it’s the one we’ll be celebrating moving forward since we live in Sweden. I’ve been reflecting on the idea of motherhood, what it means and how people are forever changed by this person. And it got me thinking…

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What to Expect After Delivery…

December 14, 2017

I’d like to think that Daniel and I prepared ourselves the best we could for parenthood. We attended all the courses and classes offered, read blogs and baby books, talked intensely with our midwife about every aspect of the delivery, but there was a critical piece that we missed…what to expect after the delivery. We knew the specifics, that we would stay at the patient hotel where there would be midwives to assist us with breastfeeding and monitoring of our…

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Maternity Photo Shoot

October 29, 2017

We had so much fun on this maternity photo shoot. Our dear friend and photographer, Alex Angelovski , took these amazing shots. He was also our photographer for our engagement photos and wedding photos so he totally gets me. I usually know what I want in a photo and he lets me have some creative freedom over the shot. Take a look at a few of my favorites!…

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