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  • Baby Tess’ Birth Story

    The fact that I get to finally write this post seems like a miracle to me. It felt like I might defy all scientific odds and actually remain pregnant forever. The funny thing is, I never even made it to 39 weeks. But having gone into preterm labor at 34 weeks and seeing the struggle […]

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  • Nursery Reveal

    Being on bed rest has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do.  So basically I am a first-class baby because there are people with real trials, and I’ve cried a river of tears worthy of Justin Timberlake’s approval about being stuck in bed.  I don’t know how people do this for […]

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  • Weekly Update

    I’ve decided to try and do a weekly update.  Emphasis on “try”.  Strong emphasis on “try”.  Please do not hold me to anything.  I am growing a child and have basically given myself a big fat F in the categories of commitments and/or follow-through.   As a “blogger”, I sometimes get wrapped up in what to […]

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  • Pregnancy Update 22 Weeks

    I have been so terrible lately about blogging.  Well, if we’re being honest, I have been pretty terrible about most things.  Laundry, cleaning, shaving, monitoring TV time for my munchkins, cooking meals … the usual.  I was gonna be dedicated to updating my blog weekly on my pregnancy … and so far this is my […]

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  • Baby 3 Gender Reveal

    Christmas came early for the Ericksen family! We’ve been anxiously awaiting this moment! It’s evident this home has plenty of estrogen floating around.  So we were so eager to find out if Baby 3 would add to the hormone parade or level the playing field a little bit! Baby 3 is a … GIRL Here’s […]

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  • Toddler Bladder and Digestion Help

    If you’ve been following for awhile, you know that my eldest daughter (<– hahaha am I 70 years old) Nora has been suffering from bladder issues for quite some time.  We potty trained Nora when she was a little over 2 .. although I would use the term “potty trained” very loosely when describing Nora […]

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  • Exciting News!

    We are so extremely happy to announce that we are welcoming another baby into our family! We have been yearning for this little one for quite some time and we couldn’t be more happy that our family is finally growing by 2 more feet! That’s right.  No twins for us! Nora was not pleased to […]