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June 07, 2018

Life with Fifty Plus Brothers and Sisters

Life with Fifty Plus Brothers and Sisters

This was an awesome trial run with Ruby. We were nervous coming here with her so young. The first few days shook us up a bit. Chicken pox outbreak made us nervous, mosquitos made us nervous, cough going around made us nervous, street dog coming after the stroller on our first walk, monsoon winds and storms, so many people touching her.

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April 30, 2018

Trying to be in the quiet

Trying to be in the quiet

I miss my kids in Nepal so much sometimes that my stomach hurts. I’m also loving where I am right now. Recovering from childbirth, heating up soup, making pancakes, changing diapers, breastfeeding, laundry, cleaning, and grocery shopping. Listening to podcasts, and stroller walks around the block. I spend an exorbitant amount of time staring at Ruby each day. Our rental home feels like paradise and life feels simple, quiet and calm... something I haven’t ever been able to indulge in.

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February 11, 2018

Falling Off a Mountain

Falling Off a Mountain

I needed a lot of help working through my fears with this pregnancy. When we found out our sweet little baby was sick and needed to go to the NICU, it was like falling off a mountain that I’d just spent months climbing. I had to work my way through a lot of really hard emotions. Now, a few days into holding my daughter in the NICU surrounded by loud beeping machines and other sick babies, having not slept in days, I’m beginning to see things differently.

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