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Archive for March, 2011

Birthing Class

I don’t know nothing about birthing no babies!  Now I know why you take this class when you are about 8 months into the pregnancy.  They scare you to death.  If we had attended this class 2 months in, I would have lost sleep for 7 months.  Now there is just 4 weeks left (more…)


Mom Names

One of the more difficult things has been picking out mom names.  Now that I say that, I feel guilty.  I am not the one who has been getting poked and prodded and inseminated  since June 2009.  I’m not the one that’s been carrying a baby for 8 months.  Picking my mom name is hard enough.  That’s why I didn’t sign up for all that other stuff.

Originally, we were going to be Mama Dub and Mama L. (more…)


I didn’t sleep much last night.  I was thinking about starting a new blog.

As the women’s soccer coach at Belmont University, I had a blog on the school’s website.  I got a lot of positive feedback about my blog.  Players, parents, alumni, students, athletic department staff, other Belmont employees, and my friends and family often complimented me on my writing and reminded me when it was not regularly updated.

I no longer (more…)

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