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About A Story of Us

My grandparents 57th wedding anniversary and my first wedding anniversary motivated to journal the adventures life brought our way . I hope to amuse the friends and family I have all over the country and, when I am my grandmothers age, look back at what I have written and chuckle. It's been four years since I began and the snickers I bring myself as I look back propel me to write on. Cheers to the future and happy memories of the past.

when my family swept in.

I’m not quite sure if I knew how desperately I was needing a break. And then they were here and I was like, ‘ahhhhhh’. Mom was on it and let my brother know before arrival that they were not coming … Continue reading

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is it fun?

Some dear soul asked me this when the girls were seven weeks old. I may have looked at them like they had lost their brain. haha. No. It’s not fun. There is sweetness and joy as they started to respond … Continue reading

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thank you.

When I was telling everyone I was pregnant with twins, a mother of twins told me, ‘it’s not as hard as everyone says.’ I was grateful for the positive outlook. It comforted me and made me feel like maybe we’ll … Continue reading

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and we become a family.

The first time I saw Wes after the delivery, he told me he was pretty sure the baby still in the nursery was Hazel because she seemed pretty aggressive. He was right. And so our third little girl was named … Continue reading

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hazel wren and violet rhea. the birth story.

I somehow managed to get two birds in their names. Impressive eh? The girls were breech and transverse the entire time. Which honestly made it easy on my brain. The doctors weren’t keen on anything other than a cesarean but … Continue reading

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the year i will forget.

At least that’s what they all say. And I believe them. So I figured I’d better at least try to write some stuff down to look back on. I’ve been avoiding this space a little bit because gosh, once you … Continue reading

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six seven eight nine ten

I wrote this post on our five year anniversary. I was pregnant with our first, we were fresh off a babymoon to Florida and getting ready to meet my parents up in Maine in the upcoming weeks. Ten years ago … Continue reading

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