Category Archives: being an adult

Finding Out We Were Pregnant (the second time!)

I’ve been meaning to write a ‘finding out we were pregnant (again)’ post for quite a while (I mean, I’m already 26 weeks pregnant… which is a solid 6 months for those of you who are counting) and then Lauren wrote this … Continue reading

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When Home Isn’t Home

It was strange traveling to Chicago for the holidays. Chicago is where I’m from. I spent over 20 years of my life there – about 15 years in the suburbs and another 7 years downtown. Tim was born and raised … Continue reading

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My revised perspective on being a toddler mom

About a month ago, I wrote this post on my feelings of being a toddler mom. It was (and is) one of those posts I wasn’t super thrilled to be writing, but I wrote and published it anyways because I want to … Continue reading

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Why I haven’t invited you over.

I was talking (and by talking, I mean texting – the modern version of talking) to my brother the other day, and he made the off-handed comment that he didn’t see us Clara very often when we lived in Chicago (where … Continue reading

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Last times and saying goodbye

As I’ve previously mentioned, Tim and I have lived in Chicago for practically our entire lives, and it’s more than a bit strange to be leaving our long-time home for a brand new home! It feels weird to say goodbye … Continue reading

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