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Guess Blake’s Birthday!

With Blake’s due date fast approaching (tomorrow is pretty soon, right??) and him still peacefully chilling in the oh-so-comfy-womb, I’d like to take a vote to see when you think he will decide to come out! My midwife says I’m measuring right on time. I’ve been saying for awhile I think I’ll have him past […]

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Why We Chose Home Birth

To Stefen & I, it seemed like a no brainer. My mom had a home birth, my sisters either had home births or used midwives for their pregnancies, and Stefen & his siblings were born at home. But for those that don’t understand or know much about it, let me convince you how awesome it […]

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Maternity Photo Shoot!

My sister, Lindy, who also happens to be a professional photographer was able to pencil us in for a photo shoot a few weeks before Blake is due. The day of the shoot I was trying to get a lot done around the house; cleaning, get stuff ready for the shoot, etc. Because of that, […]

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Watch Kara’s Belly Grow

Isn’t she cute?

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1 Trimester down, 2 to go.

Here’s a summary of my first 12 weeks with a baby inside me. It’s a few weeks late, but I can blame the pregnancy brain, right? Baby: Healthy and right on track in size. Strong, fast heart beat of 164 Movement: tons (according to midwife, I haven’t felt anything yet) Baby bump: not visible yet, […]