Mildred Jane is 4 months old!  She has had a big growth spurt in the last month and now weighs in at  a whopping 12 lbs, and is 23 inches long. In the last month she has also learned the new skill of rolling over, which she only likes to do when she doesn’t think…

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At 3 month’s old, Milli is 9lbs and 14oz, just more than double her birth weight.  She is starting to make happy noises and look at you when you talk to her. Most of the time, Mildred is a happy baby.  When she isn’t being held, her favorite thing to do is to sit in…

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I have a big thing about carrying a classy looking purse.  I want my bags to be leather (or vegan leather) with no pattern.  Don’t get me wrong, I went thru a Vera Bradley phase back in the day, but I find that a nice leather bag with clean lines in a good neutral can…

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As the mom of a preemie, one of the things I had to worry about in those first few weeks after Milli  was born was the higher risk of illness.  That’s why I could hardly believe it when CNN recently ran a news story about a Measles outbreak in Minnesota.  That’s right, Minnesota, United States…

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Mildred turned 1 month old on Monday. It seems like we were just in the hospital with her a week ago, but that might just be because I’ve probably only gotten a week’s worth of sleep in the last month. I should probably just be glad that I’m not Milli. She’s been having tummy troubles…

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Somehow Mildred manages to sleep all the time, but I still don’t manage to get a nap, or any sleep at all, unless someone else is here to watch her.   It’s like she knows that I have laid down and she doesn’t like it. Fortunately, there are lots of people who want to hang out…

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Today was supposed to be a post about my 37th week of pregnancy, however baby Turner, henceforth known as Mildred Jane, decided to show up early. My water broke about 8:45 on Thursday night, and Mildred was born on Friday morning.  And because everyone always wants to know, the official statistics were as follows: Mildred…

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We are at 36 weeks, and it feels like a miracle that I’ve survived being pregnant this long. With all of the issues we have had in the last trimester, it’s nice to be at what is considered “full term.”  That way Spot can come any time now, and it would be perfectly OK. According…

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Yesterday marked 35 weeks of pregnancy.  It was a pretty calm week at the office, which was much appreciated since Spot found another way to cause problems. For some unknown reason, my blood pressure was high at last Friday’s NST (Non-Stress Test). Spot looked fine, of course, but the increase in blood pressure meant that…

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