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Heart, Life, Motherhood


This Sunday morning was perfect. The sun was streaming through our bedroom windows as I heard Luke wake up burbling and cooing happily in his room. I brought him into our bed and he was all cuddles. These are the best days of my life.

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Heart, Motherhood

luke douglas | a birth story

I will never forget the day I became a mother. The excitement and anticipation, the joy and love. Almost seven months later I still don’t have the words to describe that day. All I can say is that it was the best day of my life.It all started on Friday night around 11PM. Out of nowhere I felt weird and then a few seconds later my water broke. At almost a week over due, baby boy was finally ready to make his appearance! As we loaded ourselves into the car, I called our families to let  ...

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temple’s sugar bush

This past Saturday, Curtis, Luke & I piled into the car and headed out to Temple’s Sugar Bush in Perth. It’s about an hour away from where we live, but it’s so pretty out there that it’s worth the drive. We got there shortly after 9am and met up with my sister-in-law Julia and her fiancé Mike. We had breakfast with them in the pancake house before heading out to walk the trails.   There was taffy on the snow, hot chocolate, and sleigh rides. We opted to walk the  ...

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