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Valentine Appreciation

I’m a day late for Valentine’s Day but I wanted to wish my Smoopsys a happy v-day and sing his praises. Thank you for everything you have done for me, Zachy & Alex, *especially* over the last few months. Thank you for picking up my slack when I was too tired or uncomfortable to do […]

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Introducing Alexander Thomas!

He’s here! Alexander Thomas, born on Friday, February 9 at 10:22 p.m. He was 8lbs 4oz and 20 inches long at birth. He looked a lot like his big brother did when he was born, but now, at four days old, the postpartum swelling has come down a bit and his own individual features have […]

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40 Weeks and Counting

Well, here I am, officially overdue. I’m uncomfortable, but it’s mainly the constant ab pain from my diastasis recti that’s making the wait so much worse. At my 40 week appointment on Monday, I was put on a waitlist to be induced at 41 weeks, 1 day on Monday, February 12. My doctor assured me […]

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Baby G2, Coming Soon!

Well, 39 weeks along seems like a good time to make a comeback and do a blog post about Baby Boy Glatfelter #2, haha. I guess when I talk about pregnancy and life in general on The Broadcast every week, it seems redundant to tell the stories again here. Perhaps if I moved some of […]

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8 and 4

Today, Jay and I celebrated our fourth wedding anniversary and eight years from the day that we first met outside of the Pour House in Moore Square, Raleigh, NC. I have a shitty memory when it comes to events (I’m AMAZING at birthdays, phone numbers, and names), but I remember the events of April 27-29 […]

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Identity.

[Note: This one took me a four days to write. I still don’t know if I am quite expressing myself in the way I intend to, but I’ve wasted four days and need to move on.] I am in that weird place where I am trying to figure out who I am as a mom. […]

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The Adventures of Zach & Zoe Begin

NOTE: I started this post six weeks ago, when Zachary was five weeks old. I have long wanted to do posts of The Adventures of Zach and Zoe but kept putting it off. I’ve got six weeks worth of post ideas built up to share, so you’ve been warned…] THE ADVENTURES OF ZACH AND ZOE BEGIN… …well, okay, […]

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Zach’s First Time at the Dinner Table

Man, this is my third video post in a row and I have one more for tomorrow or Saturday. Having a baby has made me lazy, lol. Since Zach loves to sit up or be held up to look around and has been able to hold his head up on his own for a while now, […]

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Zach’s Birth

Man, it’s hard to believe that it’s been a week since Zach’s entrance into the world. Here’s what happened: My water broke at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 12. To my knowledge, I had not been having real contractions beforehand. I had some Braxton Hicks contractions that began that afternoon, but they weren’t painful. I […]

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Zachary Louis

On Friday, June 13, 2014, at 9:53 a.m., Jay and I welcomed our son Zachary Louis Glatfelter into the world. He was 7lbs 14 ounces and 21 inches long. He is the most perfect baby in the entire world. We love him more than we can even comprehend. A longer post is in the works, […]

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