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Aaaand we’re off! This season of anticipation has been rich, sweet, trying, encouraging, exciting, and scary, all wrapped into one. We’ve been waiting for this for four long years, and the joy that I have finally writing an “I’m on maternity leave!” auto-responder is overwhelming! Our expectant mama isn’t due for another few days, but […]

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Maternity leave!

August 13, 2019

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June was a VERY exciting month at our house, to say the least. I may write a full blog post in the future all about “the call” and how everything unfolded, but in case you HAVEN’T heard, I’ll start with July’s self-portrait (because June’s will make more sense once you have context). Title: MATCHED A […]

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June & July self-portraits

August 2, 2019

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This month’s self-portrait is once again adoption-related! We’re officially on the list of waiting parents- sometimes called being “active” or “live”- and it’s both exciting and, if we’re being transparent… sort of anticlimactic :). I’m so grateful to be here- this is the point we’ve been hurtling towards for the last eight months! But after […]

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Waiting | May self-portrait

June 4, 2019

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When we first began trying for a family, I’d have fun dreaming up exactly how I’d tell Matt, and then how we’d share our good news with our friends! Gosh, I must have come up with a dozen different ideas, from something with Parisian nodes to a Harry Potter-themed announcement to goodness-Abby-put-a-cork-in-it-already. But as the […]

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Paper Pregnant | April self-portrait

April 30, 2019

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