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January 16th

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January 16th

On January 16th, 2017, while at home brushing my teeth, we lost our baby. I was nine weeks pregnant with our third child. We were so excited. I took a pregnancy test on New Years Eve and we were thrilled! We didn't know it was an ectopic, that our baby was growing in my fallopian tube. I had seen my midwife just the week prior and had a physical exam. We couldn't find the heartbeat but was told that's normal at this stage, especially since I had a "tilted uterus." We left thinking everything was fine, though I had a...

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One Year Anniversary

One Year Anniversary

It's hard to believe it's been a year since we bought Blooming Kids. A lot has changed and much has stayed the same these past twelve months. Our goal was to learn and listen this first year before making big changes.  We've focused on listening to customers feedback and 'wants' regarding shopping in the store. We've added a "gender neutral" section for families who are waiting to find out the gender of their babies. (I so admire you, btw) We've added products to our website so customers can shop us anytime, anywhere. We've opened up buying to more flexible hours...

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Cloth Diapering in our House

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Cloth Diapering in our House

"As with most things baby: simple is best."

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Our Natali Nest is Growing (by two little feet)

Our Natali Nest is Growing (by two little feet)

We've had quite an exciting few months and we thank you for your patience as I've been largely absent from the shop. Our biggest news is that our #natalinest is growing! If you've followed our story, you know we lost a babe in January and what we thought were our chances of having more. I almost died as well so we took a step back to grieve, breathe and be thankful for all we have. I plan on talking more about that in a different post. Shortly after our tragedy we learned we were pregnant again! To say we were shocked would...

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