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The High Needs Baby

Draining. Delightful. Clingy. Spirited. High needs. “As long as we hold her, she’s content” became our baby-care slogan. (Martha Sears) Parenting our third child has been nothing like parenting our boys. From the moment she showed up on a blood test, our girl has kept us on our toes. The word that I often use…

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Do it again

“Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, “Do it again”; and the grown-up person does it again until he is nearly dead. For grown-up people are not strong enough to exult in monotony. But perhaps God is strong enough…

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The baby that almost wasn’t

Our sweet Eila girl is now two months old and happy as a clam. She is such a pleasant baby like her brothers before her. But she wouldn’t even be here had I listened to the opinion of my former doctors. Even after firing those doctors, our girl (and this mama) hit one road bump after another….

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The Newest Member

Our sweet girl arrived on February 3rd, happy and healthy! Many of you have endured my overgramming on Instagram so this announcement is old news for you guys. The labor wasn’t totally uneventful but not overly dramatic either. Labor from start to finish was 10 hours. Not too shabby compared to my first who was 25…

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