Toddler Holiday Gift Guide: Clothes

November 20, 2017

I may have purchased more then half of these for The Squeeze for Christmas or right now 😉 haha. I just couldn’t help myself. So, I know every toddler is different, but all I know is Lemmon so I based this gift guide off what I think a toddler like Lemmon would like. I hope your bebita will love them too!! #1 Pajamas: How stinkin’…

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How To Pack For A Toddler

October 24, 2017

Suitcases |  Steamer (best travel size steamer ever!) Lemmon’s Jumper ,  Shirt , Socks   I’m finally getting around to posting about how we pack for Lemmonade. I had posted it a while ago on my insta-stories and tons of you seemed to like it. So, I thought I would write a more detailed post. First things, these suitcases! If you don’t have sturdy, spacious suitcases, get yourself some! The…

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5 Things I wish I Had Known About Adoption

September 19, 2017

1. Failed Adoptions Are Common We knew failed adoptions were real but we thought we were invincible. So, I guess when ours happened it hit us hard. We thought how could we go on,  do we even adopt, why us? But when we opened up more about our failed adoption we realized how common these are. Now a failed adoption doesn’t mean that you sent…

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6 Ways To Cope With Infertility

August 23, 2017

1. Therapy I can’t express enough on how much therapy has helped me. The key is finding someone you connect with and feel comfortable opening up with. I had been to a few before I found my current therapist. And let me tell you, those were horrible experiences for me! I needed someone who understood me and could help me see the bigger picture and…

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Lemmon’s First Birthday

August 16, 2017

Happy first birthday to The Squeeze!! Everyone said the time would fly by, but it flew by even faster then what I thought. I feel like Riley and I were just driving to Las Vegas to catch a last minute flight and sleeping in the JFK airport for 8 hours to get to New Orleans.  I’ll never forget the day we saw her first. Or…

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Lemmon’s Favorite Headbands

July 17, 2017

I get a ton of questions about Lemmon’s headbands and where we get them . I am super picky with headbands for her because of her hair type. There’s a check list for me when I’m looking for a bow.  Headwraps – Do they stay on? Do they hold a good tie/bow? Big headbands – Are they stretchy? Is the bow separate from the headband?…

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The Twins

June 22, 2017

When we started our adoption process we knew there was such things as “failed adoptions” but we thought they were far and few and of course, wouldn’t happen to us. I don’t know even know how to explain the pain and sadness you go through. I remember thinking, “When will we stop praying for the boys? When is it okay to not consider them part…

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10 Random Thoughts

June 14, 2017

1.  Lemmon has not slept in past 6:30 once this vacation 😓 I don’t know how I am functioning! There’s no such thing as sleeping in on vacation with a child, right? 😉 2. Why do bean and cheese burritos taste better in California by the beach? Seriously, I can eat one every single day and be happy. Ooops! 3.  I have been in bed…

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Adoption Q&A Part 2

May 30, 2017

***You can find our Adoption Q&A Part 1 HERE*** On our way to meet our birth mom and bring The Squeeze home 5. For people that aren’t religious, are there agencies for us? YES! I recently saw an agency looking for an adoptive family with no religious preference (birth mom’s choice) Our agency and others that we looked at did not have a religious preference…

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Adoption Q&A Part 1

May 27, 2017

DRESS: THE STOCK PLACE  We have had so may messages/emails/comments about adoption that I thought I would compile them into a post. I tried filming it and let’s say Lemmon wanted to be the star of the show 😉  When we first knew we were going to adopt, I did so much research. So, all of these opinions are our own and other adoptive families…

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