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Dolly Llama's Birth Story

Greetings, boys and girls!

As you may have guessed from the blog post title, we had a baby. A year ago. And I'm just getting around to posting her birth story.

Based on my previous experiences of giving birth I was expecting Dolly to come early but it's always a guessing game. I went into my doctor's appointment on January 22nd (37 weeks along) and he told me that I was 1 centimeter dilated and 60-70% effaced. Not only that, but baby was super low. I was thrilled! I was so sure we were going to have the baby that week, so I moved up all of my plans or cancelled them. It was baby time. And then, day after day, it wasn't baby time. What the heck, baby?

I was glad she was being polite about not coming on Lil Spits' birthday, but I found myself coming into the next week and thinking "she's never going to come out!" I was so frustrated and done with being pregnant.
So done that a stranger came up to me at the children's museum and told me that she cou…
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3rd Annual Mama Llama Costume Contest!

Happy candy hangover day, everybody! I hope that you all had a fun filled and safe Halloween and that nobody took home the wrong PJ Masks at the end of the night.

It has been a long time since I've blogged anything, and I have ideas to resurrect the blog, but we shall see if I can even manage it. By 8 am I had already ripped a gob of Halloween slime out of my 2 year old's beautiful hair and broken up a fight over whether or not it's kosher to eat chunks of plain cream cheese. We also had to make a quick stop to the ER to get my kid's head glued back together but what ya gonna do. At least for today we'll have some quality content! Woop woop!

So... here's our Jennings family 2018 costumes:

If you aren't into video games and need us to explain, we're Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Rhino, King K. Rool, and a Banana. We handed out our banana stash at the trunk or treat, and I can't say I've ever seen so many relieved parents before!

We also did MarioKart …