The Work & The Reflection

As we continue to transition fully from infancy to full blown toddlerhood, it feels more & more like my head is a balloon and the length of the string attaching it to my body is dependent on how well she sleeps or if a tooth is trying to make it's grand entrance into her little mouth. The daily work output in raising an infant to raising a toddler shifted slowly but seemingly all at once in an impossible fashion that I feel like is only possible in raising tiny humans. 

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A Blog's Transition

What I really want to do is go a little further and be straight up and honest about our lives. I can't possibly curate a perfect looking Instagram profile, pretend my house is always clean, or pretend I have my shit together. There is so much that I don't know that I feel compelled to admit this, put myself out there, and guess along with the rest of you. Letting go of those areas of 'striving' gives me full permission to share what is really true and opens up doors for my writing to be a place of openness and honesty about my real life.

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5 Toddler Books We Love

Ever since June could sit and play independently, she's loved books. I'll spare you the actual number of board books we have in our home (let's just say...I could have a board book only garage sale some day...). It's the one thing I can't get enough of and I don't mind 'spoiling' her with, because I know it's so good for her brain!

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What the F****: Our FPIES Journey

If I'm being totally honest and transparent, this diagnosis shook me up - big time. I was not, and sometimes still, am not doing well with it. Both severe vomiting episodes were in response to foods she had eaten several times in the past successfully (common of FPIES), so I was left with 100 questions - will the next 'safe' food she eats trigger her?

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