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What it's REALLY like being pregnant

      One word comes to mind, terrifying. That's right, terrifying. With so much information out there these days, it's hard not to be nervous all the time. You're supposed to count your babies kicks every day. You're supposed to get ample exercise. You're supposed to eat your fruits and veggies. You're supposed to drink tons of water. You're supposed to know what's next and what's going on all the time. Let me tell you, it's nothing like you think it would be. Sometimes you don't feel movement for a little bit and you start to freak out. Or you go on a walk and it feels like the pressure down there is going to allow the baby to...

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Turning Off “Mom and Dad” and Becoming a Couple Again by LJ

    Hey! I’m Lauren, but you can call me LJ. I’m wife to Dominic, or here we call him DJ, he’s pretty much the best guy you’ll ever meet. Yes, I might be biased, but he is the bomb, just ask anyone. We have two gorgeous girls. Sutton, also known as SJ, who will be 2 the end of June, and Auden, also known as AJ, who just turned one whole month old! I’m a photographer and mother who just happens to have a blog. I started my blog, The Message Mama, as a way to document not only how I feel about motherhood, marriage, and faith, but also to keep me accountable in becoming a better mother, wife,...

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