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That first year. Oh man, that first year. No matter how many times you do it, it’s a whirlwind. Love, hormones, exhaustion, schedules, diapers, outfit changes, milestone after milestone, (did I mention the love?) all coming at you from every direction. Whirling, spinning, tightening, and releasing. I made a conscious effort to savour the moments.…

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Jenson Baird

January 8th, 2016 5:30am– Contractions start. 2.5 minutes apart. (As usual!) I leave a message on the midwives pager system. She returns my call within’ minutes. She’s at the hospital with a woman who’s water broke the night before but hadn’t progressed. She’s on her way but she’s also dispatching a back-up. The kids are…

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Miss Marceline Grey: One Year and a Tea Party

  Fact. Time flies when you’re having fun. This last year has been full of new. New adventures, new milestones, a new home, a new town, but biggest and bestest, a new life. A big, bright, beautiful life, called Grey! One hour labour/delivery should have prepared me for how fast she’d be but her growth…

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A Very Merry Unbirthday!

My sweet baby G is 6 months old today. I can’t believe half a year has passed since she joined our family. Milestones are rushing past, not unnoticed, unrecognized, or uncelebrated. Too quickly though, it seems. (As far as we’re planning) She is our last. Every day she grows, and it’s both beautiful and bittersweet.…

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Grey!

O was born a week before his due date. It was unseasonably warm (like light sweater weather in March warm!). Seven hours total labour (including the 1.5 hours I wasn’t allowed to push) seemed pretty quick at the time. E had her own plans in mind (as she has ever since). She came two weeks…

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Updates and The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game is officially on, and I am already losing patience! Pre-labour is progressing, but i am tired. With E I didn’t feel this “all-day body hangover” until the day she was born. That day I was couch ridden. O and I had an Arthur marathon, and then she was born in the afternoon.…

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