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Category Archives: Janelle

You guys, it happened! I’ll explain. I’m nearly halfway through my second pregnancy and I had an appointment with a midwife I’d never met before. As she was checking my pulse she asked me a question I never knew I had longed to hear, “Are you an athlete?” because my resting heart rate was lower, […]

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Something I learned from my wise mother as a young child was the importance of loving people like family – even if they aren’t. In light of talking about adoption this month, the thoughts of my mother opening her home to young girls and women throughout my childhood comes to mind. It always seemed like […]

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Sometimes it’s crazy for me to think I’ve already been a homeowner for 7 months and I still have so many things on my “to-do” list for home improvements (I hear that will never end). Many of the things my husband and I have done on our house have been extremely time consuming, so I […]

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Alright y’all! We’re in the homestretch for Christmas – and many of us haven’t even thought about shopping for those we love! So, I’m doing my best to help both you and me out this holiday season so that we’re not empty handed on Christmas morning. Here are 5 thoughtful but quick gifts you can […]

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