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Pinterest addict that I’ve become, I’ve been admiring the gorgeous DIY paint chip mobiles that pop up, so I decided I would give this project a try. It seemed pretty straightforward and didn’t require too many pricey materials—just my kind of thing right now. But it was darn near impossible…

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Even before A was born, I was curious about “babywearing.” I thought it would be cool and convenient not to have to bring our stroller around with us everywhere we went. Plus, I imagined how sweet it would be to have my happy little munchkin all snuggled up on me….

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This essay was originally published in 2014. What follows is a recent podcast discussing the unexpected popularity of Sarah’s essay, as well as her newest military wife confessions. Listen in and read on for the original essay, “Ten Things you Don’t Want to Know about Military Wives.” Read on and…

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  Have you ever noticed that babies arrive in batches? Right now, I have several friends that are either pregnant or have recently welcomed beautiful babies into their lives, and it reminded me of this post that’s one of my all-time favorites. I published it almost a year after we…

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Lately, I’ve been having these dreams…romantic dreams. Not sexual, just romantic, but painfully romantic. You know, the way romance felt when you were a super-hormonal teenager, and just a fleeting glance from your crush could send you into a tizzy? Those kinds of dreams. I’m sure it’s my subconscious’s way…

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{UPDATED APRIL 2015 WITH THE PARTICULAR TYPE OF FOAMBOARD YOU’LL WANT TO USE. SEE “MATERIALS”}   One of my favorite Pinterest/Etsy trends right now is the DIY birthday chalkboard. For A’s third birthday last year, I decided I’d try my hand at making one. The result was really adorable, and…