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Yes, We Did Buy 16 Quarts of HWC…

Our cashier probably had flashbacks to March when we showed up with 16 one-quart cartons of heavy whipping cream. Why on Earth would anyone need that? Well… We found a great sale on heavy whipping cream (HWC) at a local store. Since we consume a lot of it, we figured we would get as many… Continue reading Yes, We Did Buy 16 Quarts of HWC…

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Every Baby, Every Body

Babies will sleep 16-18 hours per day. Babies eat every 2-3 hours. Babies start solid food at six months. Babies should sleep in your room for exactly six months. Babies don't poop every day if they are breastfed...   I'm sure you were given advice when you first started having kids. Perhaps you've even been… Continue reading Every Baby, Every Body

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Keto Coffee Ice Pops

From what I can tell, the normal name for these treats is trademarked, so “ice pops” it is! As the weather has gotten warmer, we started craving our favorite summery frozen confection. Unfortunately for us, there are few sugar-free ice pops available in regular stores, and the options we have appear to be packed with… Continue reading Keto Coffee Ice Pops

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7 Quick Takes – Birth and Breastfeeding

We’re going classic blog style to cover a lot of info in a short post!   Welcome Baby Teresa! Our beautiful daughter was born about two weeks ago after less than six hours of labor. This speed completely caught me off guard since I was in labor with Ellie for 39 hours. We barely made… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes – Birth and Breastfeeding

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Obligatory Coronavirus Post 4: Reflections on Being Pregnant During a Pandemic

We joined the panic buying, so we might as well join the virus blogging. These posts are set up as question/answer pages. We will include more of these as social distancing continues to change the way we pray, work, and eat. Q: If you have published four of them, are these still considered obligatory posts?… Continue reading Obligatory Coronavirus Post 4: Reflections on Being Pregnant During a Pandemic

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Obligatory Coronavirus Post 3: Kids, Lockdowns, and Tiny Apartments

We joined the panic buying, so we might as well join the virus blogging. These posts are set up as question/answer pages. We will include more of these as social distancing continues to change the way we pray, work, and eat. Q: Why is social distancing especially hard in a tiny apartment? A: This question… Continue reading Obligatory Coronavirus Post 3: Kids, Lockdowns, and Tiny Apartments

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Obligatory Coronavirus Post 2: Spiritual Suffering

We joined the panic buying, so we might as well join the virus blogging. These posts are set up as question/answer pages. We will include more of these as social distancing continues to change the way we pray, work, and eat. Q: What has been the hardest part of the social restrictions? A: The restrictions… Continue reading Obligatory Coronavirus Post 2: Spiritual Suffering

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Obligatory Coronavirus Post 1: Eating Keto in the Age of Corona

We joined the panic buying, so we might as well join the virus blogging. These posts are set up as question/answer pages. We will include more of these as social distancing continues to change the way we pray, work, and eat. Q: Will you continue to eat keto while sheltering in place? A: Yes! The… Continue reading Obligatory Coronavirus Post 1: Eating Keto in the Age of Corona

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Testing for Gestational Diabetes

I was not diagnosed with gestational diabetes in my first pregnancy. In fact, I have never been diagnosed with any kind of diabetes. Yet, I was incredibly concerned about getting a diagnosis during my pregnancy with baby #2. Why? From anecdotal evidence, it seemed that other people who took an oral glucose test (like the… Continue reading Testing for Gestational Diabetes