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Santa got the low-down on the list

The Santa List

So, we have thankfully gotten through the dreaded Thanksgiving meal (Update: Owen ate and enjoyed some plain turkey breast, along with some broccoli and a roll, while continuing to refuse mashed potatoes or anything with butter or a sauce on it. Still, I was happy.) Now, we are ready to move onto the ultimate holiday, […]

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The Journey to Becoming a Family: Julie’s Story

My next experience with gestational surrogacy came through Julie Francis’ story.  Julie told me that her involvement with The Surrogacy Experience started “how most everything starts today – with a Google search”.   Julie said that her desire to embark on the journey of surrogacy came shortly after her second daughter was born.  Her desire to […]

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Tina and her husband, the twins, and the happy parents.

The Journey to Becoming a Family: Tina’s Story

Ok, so I’ll admit, I’m a total reality TV junkie.  Now, while I know this is not my most attractive quality, I will also admit that I was particularly fond of the reality show Giuliana and Bill starring Giuliana and Bill Rancic.  Maybe it was because I began to watch soon after giving birth to my son, […]

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Thanksgiving Memories

My little guy was born on November 5, 2012, just a few weeks before Thanksgiving.  Since we knew we wouldn’t want to travel with a newborn, my husband and I decided to bring the family to us- we were going to host Thanksgiving for our parents.  Mine would be driving up from Arkansas to spend a few […]

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Irish Twins?

 That’s right…Baby Sheerin #2 is on the way! My due date is May 25th, which means the new baby and my daughter will be 16 months apart. The true meaning of Irish Twins is babies born to the same mother within 12 months of each other. Okay so not exactly Irish Twins, but pretty close. My […]

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Surviving Toddlerhood

tod·dler ˈtädlər/ noun noun: toddler; plural noun: toddlers 1. a young child who is just beginning to walk. Synonyms: small child, infant, tot, preschooler informal moppet, munchkin, tyke, rug rat, young ‘un When I was pregnant, people gave me advice (wanted and unwanted) on practically every aspect of how to handle a newborn – swaddling […]

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