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Carol K.
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What was your biggest surprise about being a mom?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hoa Giusti Mar 19. 19 Replies

Hi Mamas!  Just published a post this morning - The Biggest Surprise about Being a Mom.  Would love to hear what the biggest…Continue

Free Ice Cream Cone at Ben and Jerry's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carol K. Apr 17, 2015. 3 Replies

For my fellow mamas with a sweet tooth, today is free cone day at Ben and Jerry's.  Don't miss out!http://www.benjerry.com/Continue

Help Me Hit 200 Visitors!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Ann Feb 17, 2016. 2 Replies

Hey Fellow Bloggers!I'm a newly minted stay-at-home-mom of one and just launched my blog Swaddled in Seattle on Saturday.  My goal is to…Continue

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Hoa Giusti replied to Carol K.'s discussion 'What was your biggest surprise about being a mom?'
"A great feeling of love. I just can't explain it into words. "
Mar 19
Holly Marsh replied to Carol K.'s discussion 'What was your biggest surprise about being a mom?'
"What I wish I knew before becoming a mother I wish I would have taken the time to prepare myself emotionally. It wasn’t just important for me to learn what I could about raising a child, I should have realized that it was also important to…"
Oct 18, 2018
Teena replied to Carol K.'s discussion 'What was your biggest surprise about being a mom?'
"Hi, I couldn't count on one surprise, as ever since my tiny tots were born- life was great! Whether it is play time, or time for a hand fight- momma needs to be there in between From the first time, my tot walked, to calling my name- all are…"
Jun 16, 2018
Teena liked Carol K.'s discussion What was your biggest surprise about being a mom?
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cathy replied to Carol K.'s discussion 'What was your biggest surprise about being a mom?'
"The biggest surprise as a mom - nice question. Before expecting, though I read about motherhood and all its nuances, I never really thought I could handle those 9 grueling months, bear the pain and all. Plus, I was totally skeptical about baby…"
Jun 11, 2018

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California – A Very Merry Accidental Christmas Card Photo Shoot at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Posted on December 28, 2015 at 11:26pm 0 Comments

Starting out the day it was not our intention to have a Christmas card photo shoot.  I was only hoping to take advantage of the recently rare sunny weather and Alexi just wanted to test out his new camera.  The fact we all chose to wear red was a result of the chilly temperatures rather than a conscience effort.  

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At 4:13am on April 23, 2015, Mel Of Bacchus said…

Hey Carol, thank your for your friendship, I'm on my way to your blog now!

At 9:53am on April 17, 2015, Amy Ngai said…

Welcome Carol. Wanted to say hello and let you know that the End of the Week Confessions Link-Up is live. Link-Up your favourite family friendly post and get it shared on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.  Hope to see you there! http://www.confessionsofaninjamom.com/confessions-link-up/end-of-the-week-confessions-link-up-party-2/

At 3:50pm on April 13, 2015, Ashley Owen said…

Welcome Carol!


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