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Jamie Schnell

Jamie Schnell
Jamie Schnell is an RN and full-time mommy to three boys. Her husband, Adam, keeps track of all the stuff that she can never remember where she had it last, and she loves his geeky-wonderfulness. He is definitely the best daddy. Jamie has a BA in English to accompany her BS in Nursing, and recently completed her Master's in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner track. Jamie loves reading, writing, crafting anything and everything, green beans, having little parties to celebrate life, coffee, camping, cooking, spa days, Cheetoes, naps, and just being outside.

I have lost two babies

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October 15th is Infant and Pregnancy Loss Remembrance Day. As I sit here and stare at that last sentence it becomes difficult to know what should follow it. I will try. I have lost two babies. I remember each positive pregnancy test in vivid detail, the excitement and promise held …

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Meant-to-be?

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As we close in on a decade of marriage I find myself spending a lot of time wondering about the possibility of “meant-to-be”; is finding your one true love something that can actually happen? What is coincidence? Is it a spiritual force beyond our comprehension… What about those times when everything …

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Redshirts?

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My son turns 5 this year, but he isn’t going to Kindergarten. This was something I agonized over. Something, truth be told, I am still agonizing over. If he went he would likely be the absolute youngest kid in his class. I’m sure he’d be fine… Now, an important consideration, …

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Nurse Mom

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In honor of International Nurse’s Day (5/12) and Mother’s Day (5/10)… Nurse Mom (ners mam) noun: A special breed of wildly interesting mothers who spend 12 hour shifts caring for people of all shapes, sizes, and ailments. From grandpas with pneumonia to laboring mothers or pre-term babies, this mom does her best …

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Pollenocalypse!

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Spring has sprung and all those other euphemisms! Yet, try as I might I have been unable to fully embrace and love this season… What? Yes, you heard me… Spring is my nemesis. I, Miss Winter Pollyanna, have seriously contemplated moving to the tundra to avoid Spring. My other viable option: …

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