Tracie's Blog – August 2012 Archive (5)

Belly Diaries: Week 20: Halfway There

Poor E. We found out this week that he's officially outnumbered 3 to 1. My premonition from March came true: this little kicking babe is a girl. He said he won't be worried unless the NEXT one is a girl, too. (HAHAHA, the next one. He must mean in about 10…


Added by Tracie on August 31, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Out of the Mouths of Babes, Pregnancy Edition

Ava*, 6 years old

The set-up: At our family's house, we told Eric's nieces & nephews that they would be getting a new little cousin in January.

Me:… Continue

Added by Tracie on August 17, 2012 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Belly Diaries: Weeks 16 & 17

How many weeks?: 17 weeks, 5 days

Size of Baby: Sweet potato: 5.5 inches, 5 oz

Countdown: 22 weeks left (Only 156 days!! SCARY. Why is this pregnancy going by so much faster?)

Total weight gain/loss: +1…


Added by Tracie on August 15, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

Confessions of a First Time Mother: Two Babies, One Mother, Much Love, Many Meltdowns?

Confession time.

I've written and re-written this post so many times in the past two months, I don't even know where to begin anymore. Do I stay positive, or write what I'm really feeling? Do I pretend I am so overjoyed and excited for every second of every day, or do I admit that I'm terrified half the time? Am I allowed to be excited to be pregnant while DREADING the newborn stage, coming {way…


Added by Tracie on August 6, 2012 at 2:33pm — No Comments

The (Pregnant) Procrastinator's Guide to Throwing Your Child's First Birthday Party

I am a recovering Pinterest addict. When I first joined the site, I went on pinning rampages (winter in Utah w/ a 6 month old-- what else was I to do?). I ended up with over 3000 pins within a few months, which is maybe, kind-of, I concede, a little excessive. Now I have cut back to 20-30 pins and max 30 minutes a week, I swear, husband. But one of those lovely time-wasting afternoons was spend on Isla's first birthday party. It has to be big! It has to be cute! It has to be…


Added by Tracie on August 2, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

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