Author Archive | Melissa B

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A Letter to My Son on Veterans Day

To my sweet baby boy, There are so many things I don’t know about you yet. You have yet to make your entrance into this world — about three weeks to go. I don’t know what color your eyes will be or what your smile will look like. I don’t know if you’ll inherit the […]

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Five Things I Didn’t Know About Pregnancy

There are some things that aren’t well-known about pregnancy. This probably applies to first-time moms more so than veteran moms. It’s not all cute, but I’m here to share the truth with the ladies who were like me. I know, I know. “Read a book!” Well, my rookie butt decided that I didn’t need to […]

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I’m Not That Mom

I have a confession to make. I don’t like to cuddle, snuggle, or hold hands. I’m not overly sensitive. In fact, I’ve been told I’m not sensitive enough by the opposite sex. This has been on my mind a bit lately, as I’m expecting my first child and I’m halfway through this pregnancy. The most […]

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You Can Find Me in the Gauntlet

It’s official. I’ve been dropped off at the Step-Parenting Gauntlet against my will. All my naivety is out the door! Emotions have boiled over, feelings have made themselves very known, and I’m standing here like, “Can I get a map or directions on how to find my way through this new place?” To all the […]

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I Finally Found My Rainbow

This is a short, but oh-so-sweet, post. I’ve posted about my previous miscarriages and shared a little about that journey. It’s been upsetting, maddening, and downright sad at times. Sometimes you just need some good news. I finally received mine on March 15th. I’m pregnant, and this is the furthest I’ve made it in a […]

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Birmingham Moms Blog :: Introducing Melissa

Birmingham Birmingham has been home to me for 3.5 years now. Coming from Oviedo, Florida (basically Orlando), you’d think I’d want daily roller coaster rides, intense-inner-most-layer-of-the-sun-burn-your-face-off-scorching-heat weather and lots of traffic on the daily. Well, I did get to keep two of those options living here, and roller coasters got kicked out of the equation […]

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