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A Prescription for my Heart

I recently had to visit the urgent care (I'm fine, sinuses...) and the doc told me his elementary school librarian was his favorite person and that she instilled a burning love of reading in his heart and definitely shaped who is he today. So I cried. He then went on to say he's really sorry about all we have to juggle these days and then thanked me for all the things he can only imagine I do each day for my students. Oh my heart  I read the book, "The Invisible Boy," by Trudy Ludwig this week in classes. It...

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Introducing...

Introducing...

We're so happy to introduce our sweet baby boy, August. He joined us earth side rather quickly this past week (thank you little one) and we are all doing beautifully. He is definitely our rainbow after the storm, healing our hearts in more ways than we knew we needed. Our support team told me I kept saying through tears, "I'm so glad you're here sweet boy!" when he was placed in my arms.  His older siblings are adjusting wonderfully. It seems as if there's always been a place for him, that we've held space for his arrival and now we...

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January 16th

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January 16th

On January 16th, 2017, while at home brushing my teeth, we lost our baby. I was nine weeks pregnant with our third child. We were so excited. I took a pregnancy test on New Years Eve and we were thrilled! We didn't know it was an ectopic, that our baby was growing in my fallopian tube. I had seen my midwife just the week prior and had a physical exam. We couldn't find the heartbeat but was told that's normal at this stage, especially since I had a "tilted uterus." We left thinking everything was fine, though I had a...

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One Year Anniversary

One Year Anniversary

It's hard to believe it's been a year since we bought Blooming Kids. A lot has changed and much has stayed the same these past twelve months. Our goal was to learn and listen this first year before making big changes.  We've focused on listening to customers feedback and 'wants' regarding shopping in the store. We've added a "gender neutral" section for families who are waiting to find out the gender of their babies. (I so admire you, btw) We've added products to our website so customers can shop us anytime, anywhere. We've opened up buying to more flexible hours...

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Cloth Diapering in our House

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Cloth Diapering in our House

"As with most things baby: simple is best."

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