Pregnancy


Charlie’s Birth Story

Finally, after writing pieces of this story over the seven (!) weeks since our sweet boy Charlie was born, I’m ready to share our birth story.  Here goes! (Pictures start towards the bottom when our photographer met us at the hospital.) — At 12:38pm on Thursday, October 9, I texted Parker: “I think I just had […]

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He’s Here!

Charles Everett DeBardelaben, our baby Charlie, joined us last Friday, October 10 at 12:23pm.  He weighed 7lbs 7oz and was 20in long at birth, but is growing bigger and stronger everyday.  We have spent the past week falling deeply in love with him and trying to figure out this whole parenting thing (spoiler alert: we love […]

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Baby Shower

How about a really happy post after my last, really sad one?  Yes, I think that’s a great idea.  :) I had a baby shower a couple weeks ago and it was so awesome!  My friends Stephanie and Emily threw me a small gathering with my closest ladies, Minted sent some of their awesome party […]

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On the Kindness of Strangers

image via Walking around town with a big belly gets a lot more attention than I ever anticipated.  And I have to say: I am loving it!  Strangers stop me nearly every day to inquire when I’m due (October 15!), what I’m having (A little boy!), if this is my first (Yep!  First one!) how […]

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Ramblings at 28 Weeks

This is a long and totally rambling post of my current thoughts and whatnot to document this time in my life.  A journal-like post, if you will.  If you skip this one, or don’t make it to the very end, I won’t be mad atcha. :) “Though still extremely premature, babies born during this week […]

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