Author Archives: mandyvolpe

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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