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Exchanging my Regret for our Gift

By Nikole / September 11, 2015 / 12 Comments

Guys. We are just 1 week’ish away from baby being here. I can’t believe it! He’s moving around like crazy and causing me to pee every hour but even with the interrupted sleep and my terribly slow waddle, I am FINALLY, finally at a place where I feel ready to…

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9 Ways to Make an Extrovert Cry While Painting a Room

By Nikole / July 10, 2015 / 4 Comments

Here’s a recap of my two days of painting our master bedroom this past Sunday and Monday¬†and what I learned. Tuck these nuggets of wisdom away for when you consider painting on your own, fellow extroverts. 1. First, leave her by herself in the room. This alone¬†is likely enough to…

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On Letting Go… and Letting In

By Nikole / March 23, 2015 / 2 Comments

  Letting go…isn’t easy. It’s hard, it hurts, and sometimes it just plain ol’ sucks. Two and a half years ago, when I was pregnant with Eden, slowly but surely a passion began to grow in me… a passion that made me see the world differently. A passion that made…

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The Gift of Vulnerability / Preggo Update (11 weeks)

By Nikole / February 26, 2015 / 4 Comments

Wow, people… we have been truly amazed at all the love and support you guys have shown us in the past two weeks. In the weeks leading up to our big announcement, I was bursting to tell everyone and yet felt I couldn’t because I was afraid I would say…

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A BitterSweet Announcement

By Nikole / February 16, 2015 / 8 Comments

January was one of the hardest months we’ve had in a long time. In fact, the other night John and I were talking about how January was the hardest month of our marriage. And in that conversation John said, “I actually think we’re entering a really hard season… it’s not…

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