08 Mar 2016
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5 REASONS NOT TO SETTLE!

Here’s the scenario. You are approaching your 30th birthday and your parents want to know when you are going to finally give them grandchildren. On top of that, everyone at work is falling in love, getting married, and having the babies your mother should be spoiling. You go to…

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05 Mar 2016
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  As part of our newly-forming ritual as young parents, Veronica and I spend some time after our Sunday service to lay out the rest of the day. Sometimes we’ll decide to visit a family member and other times we’ll run some much needed errands. On this particular Sunday,…

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07 Jan 2016
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I truly love the holidays and I’m a little sad to see them go. Im the person that will leave my decorations up to the very last minute. (My tree is still up as I type). Wes knows that Christmas is my favorite holiday and this year with our…

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23 Dec 2015
30 Nov 2015
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This November made 1 year since we have started this blog. We’ve been missing in action so we wanted to catch you up!

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23 Sep 2015
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I love Toys r Us/Babies r us. Growing up you think that it’s just for kids. You know with all the advertisements we used to see (I don’t want to grow up, I want to be a Toys r Us kid) but as an adult I love it even…

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22 Sep 2015
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The 6 month milestone is very significant to us as a new family. We got married after 6 months of dating, found out we were pregnant 6 months after marriage, and now we celebrate our beautiful son being in our lives for 6 months. Time flies when you are…

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21 Sep 2015
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Faces of 3rd Ave.

Faces of Third Ave. focuses on the Melrose section of the Bronx in New York City. This project, by Michael G. Young, features people who live, work, and shop in the culturally rich and emerging area. We were lucky enough to be invited by Michael to be a part…

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10 Jul 2015
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I know it has been a while since you have all heard from me. For the past 3 1/2 months I have been getting use to my new position…Executive Mom. The day starts at 6:30 am greeting the boss good morning, even though we just had a meeting a…

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11 Jun 2015
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A conversation has stirred up lately about the content of our online identity via social media. When you apply for a job, for instance, its important to know where you stand online. You need to know how your Facebook and Instagram posts, among other social media platforms, paint a…

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30 Mar 2015
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Today was supposed to be the day. A day which I feared but longed for. A day for me that I knew would be filled with great joy but also great pain. I am talking about the day of my son’s birth. As the days drew near, the question,…

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26 Mar 2015
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Hello my son.

It’s past midnight and as I write this in our small hospital room, our son is only 6 hours old. Mom and baby are asleep and I have volunteered to stay up and watch over them both as they rest for a few hours. They both had a very…

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16 Mar 2015
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Today marks the 38th week of our pregnancy so that means that our son could be coming at any minute. He may even be here before I finish writing this post. Let’s hope not. Millions of new parents are created every year and Veronica and I are excited to…

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11 Feb 2015
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It’s finally here. The home stretch. In about 6 weeks (according to schedule), I am going to be a Dad to a little bundle “No, You can’t sleep right now. I am hungry”. Sarcasm aside, I can’t wait. As the days draw nearer, I find myself daydreaming about parenthood…

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29 Jan 2015
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Lately, it has been really hard for me to accept the fact that I am getting to the point of where I just have to rest. In my third trimester, I am feeling the fatigue I felt in my first trimester and it’s hard because my mind wants to be…

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