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This pregnancy has been so very different from my first in so many ways. It’s been physically different, emotionally different, and it’s becoming more and more different as the end approaches. When I was pregnant with Grace, Joe and I prepared the nursery months ahead of time. The crib was set up, the rocker/recliner in place, and the walls decorated before I entered my third trimester. Shelves were erected, filled, and organized. We bought supplies, a stuffed chair, toys, and I can’t tell you what else. Characteristically, I went totally overboard. We crafted. Joe painted a train using the letters … Read more