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A Labor Day weekend I will never forget. The private, unwarranted pain was consuming me.  “You are not pregnant. We had your blood tested and I am sorry to say, there is not a baby.  You are experiencing a chemical pregnancy.” the ER Doctor casually said. Through fighting tears and instant sadness, I sat there […]

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A Unique Heartache

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photo by @noraleephotography Sometimes I think about my old life…The life I had before I became a mother. I did not know that becoming a mother, in some strange form, meant entirely losing a part of yourself. Is this normal? Do all moms lose themselves along the way? Am I doing something wrong because my […]

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A Mother’s Brain: Wired to Love

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“I told you one lie.” my husband says with a clever smile. He’s convinced me that we would be spending our anniversary together in the city just an hour away. But then he hands me this envelope. A crisp, white envelope containing two tickets to Hamilton, in New York City. So, with this one lie, he’d officially […]

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Pieces of Me

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  One of my most favorite friends is moving far away and I had a moment of sadness as I lay in bed thinking of what I’ll do without her. (#pregnancyhormones came out real fast!) At first I thought, “Oh, it’ll be okay, God will just send another friend my way and all will be great!” and […]

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Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

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When this girl was tiny tiny, I was at a football game feeding her my pumped breastmilk from a bottle and some lady walked by and said, “ya know she really should be breastfed!” I smiled and said thanks for her loving advice and moved on. If she had only known how much blood sweat […]

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Fed is Best.

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I love Prime Day! I thought it would be helpful to share a few of my favorite deals that are on Amazon right now. A lot of these sales go fast so run! (Prices will sometimes change, so click on the picture to view more info).       Xo, Aubrey

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AMAZON PRIME DAY DEALS!

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I love having the chance to share other mama’s stories. This one is near and dear to my heart both because  Ashley and Tom are my sweet cousins and because I’ve felt some of the emotions she opens up about. I love her positive outlook in facing their heartache and fighting to grow their family. […]

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Mama Spotlight: Facing Heartache and Fighting for a Family

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This week I celebrated my little one’s 3rd birthday. How am I already on the 3rd year of my motherhood!? I still feel like I am brand new, yet I can’t imagine what life was like before becoming a mom. Having a Christmas baby was my favorite. Not only did I bring him home in […]

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First Moments

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MAMAs!!! I’m trying not to shout, but I’m so excited! This is probably one of the biggest giveaways I’ve done and I’m so excited because I KNOW how much it’ll benefit one of you. And I get the chance to spoil one of you for Christmas (which really is the fun part for me)! I […]

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The Mamahood Christmas Giveaway

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