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Baby Registry Essentials – One-Stop Shopping with Wal-Mart

June 12, 2019

I am so excited to share a fun post today in collaboration with Wal-Mart about their newly revamped baby registration process. I remember when Russ and I were trying to register for the first time when I was pregnant with Ivy Jean. It was truly an overwhelming process! I emailed all my mom friends and my sister asking them to send me a list of their baby registry essentials and then tried to compile it into some semblance of one…

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Adoption Update

February 6, 2019

Hello everyone! It’s been a little while since my post where I shared that we were starting the adoption process, and I thought it was about time to share a little update. We began this process back in late August with the decision to adopt, and since then we have had highs and lows just as you would imagine. The road to any good thing in life is often paved with twists and turns, ups and downs, and ultimately growth…

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Arnold Family News – We’re Adopting!!

November 29, 2018

To Our Future Baby When your dad and I made the decision not to do IVF again like we did with your sister, we went out to dinner to celebrate because we knew YOU were our future. You see, one day you will know your family legacy. One day you will know just how much we have dreamed of you. Infertility has been part of our story since 2014, but adoption has been part of it for much, much longer…

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Infertility Round Two

August 10, 2018

Well friends, here we are. Infertility round two. Though we knew it might be a possibility we dared to hope we wouldn’t walk this road again. If you are unfamiliar with our story, you can read my original post about our infertility journey here, our pregnancy announcement here, and then Ivy Jean’s birth story here. Oftentimes with endometriosis a healthy pregnancy improves the chances of a natural one following. With consultation from our doctor, we began trying to have a…

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Motherhood is More

April 13, 2018

This post has been floating around in my head for some time now, unformed and a little unfinished. Honestly, it’s more than just a post. The idea is still in my head unformed and unfinished. Growing and changing as I experience life as a mom. I guess it kind of always will be as the best parts of life are always a moving target, but it helps me to write. Motherhood is more. Plain and simple. It has changed me more…

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