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New Motherhood Essentials

You can read everything under the sun to prepare for motherhood. Yes, the research helps and it has given me a peace of mind when it felt like I was a mess of emotions or stuck in the “Is it … Continue reading

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Baby Fox and Hound Status

Brinkley is slowly warming up to our newest family member. And I do mean slowwwwllllyyyy. The first day we brought Parker home, Brinkley wanted nothing to do with his presence. We ventured to a dog park the second day, and … Continue reading

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Welcome Parker to the Family

Hello, it’s me. I was wondering if after all these weeks you’d like to meet…. Mason Parker Volpe??? That’s right. Little Parker graced us with his presence on October 8th, 2015 after 41 weeks of cooking along in my belly. … Continue reading

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Nursery Tour

Parker has decided to keep on cooking, so I have decided to go ahead and give you a tour of his new digs. One of my favorite things we have done to get ready for Parker was to create his … Continue reading

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Documenting This Season

It is hard to believe that we are just a few weeks (or days) away from meeting our sweet little boy. I have all the feels as I think about how we are going from being just the two of … Continue reading

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Currently in September

We are in the home stretch of baby baking for Parker and it has us in a whirlwind to get things done and crossed off the to-do list. Here is a tiny glimpse of “life” lately. Reading… Just finished For the … Continue reading

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Babymooning in Nicaragua

We just returned from our “Babymoon”. I say that with laughter because it almost didn’t happen. Let me explain. What started out as “Hey let’s spend the weekend in North Carolina” turned into “Let’s go to Nicaragua 30 weeks pregnant!”. … Continue reading

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Surprise Date Nights for the Win

I wouldn’t say that gifts are a love language of mine, but I definitely have an appreciation for them as I realize that is how some people show they love others. Throughout our relationship, Conner has surprised me with little … Continue reading

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Oh Boy, Let The Fox Adventures Begin

When we found out that the ultrasound to reveal the gender of our baby would be the week of Conner’s birthday, there was only one request from the birthday boy- a gender reveal/birthday.   We sent some last minute neon invitations … Continue reading

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Date Day: Helen or Bust

With the first trimester behind us and the energy of the second trimester filling up my body, it was time to bust out of the house for an outdoor adventure date. Date nights have looked a lot different the last … Continue reading

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