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Rebeca Velazquez

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This Southern Belle has lived in Mid-Michigan with her husband Matt and dog Vader for a few years. They welcomed their first heavenly and saintly baby girl, Lynn Sofia, in May 2020 and are expecting a boy in August. Rebeca is a degreed bilingual meteorologist and has graduated with her Master's Degree in Applied Sciences from Mississippi State (the other MSU). When she is not blogging, you can probably catch Rebeca at a local BWW, reading a book outside when the weather is nice, or eating finding a local dive across Mid-Michigan.

The White Pumpkin Project: A Fall Tradition Honoring Infant Loss

The White Pumpkin Project is a fall tradition honoring infant loss. White: a color so pure and so bright. White represents innocence. Brides typically wear white on their wedding day, and babies wear white...

I Kept My Pregnancy a Secret and it was the Best Thing I Did...

Yes, I kept my pregnancy a secret. You might read the title and wonder, “why is that scary Rebeca? Plenty of families did the same thing before social media became so mainstream.” Well, it’s...

Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat While Pregnant

Alright, mommas. It’s no secret that sometimes pregnancy can downright suck, especially in the heat of summer. We are too gassy, too uncomfortable, too thirsty, and too hungry, but we are just too dang...

My Daughter is Not Here, But We Celebrate Her Birthday

Our daughter turned 2 on May 9, 2022. Or in the words of my husband, our daughter turned 1 year and 12 months old. You might say, “That’s awesome! Happy birthday Lynn Sofia,” maybe without...
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Pursuing Your Education While Being a Mom? You’re a Rockstar!

To the mom who is bettering herself for the sake of her kids, I see you. All moms pursuing your education, I see you! I see you taking night classes, online classes, and training seminars...
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Child Loss: The Pain Is SO Hard, But You CAN Help

So you've had a friend that has experienced child loss. What now? Can you help? Yes, and here's how. First, take the time to register the news yourself: Are you feeling any pain? What are...

I’m Gifting Gift Cards This Christmas, and I Have No Shame

My husband and I were chatting the other day about a conversation he shared with his sister. She was asking what to get us for Christmas because she didn’t want to get us gift...

How Impostor Syndrome Won The Race I Never Ran

Here's a story about Lucky...just kidding. But thanks to Britney Spears for the inspiration. Here is a story about a mom that trained for a race only to not actually run that race due...

Getting Rid of My Apple Watch Saved My Mental Health

Turning off my Notifications and getting rid of my Apple Watch saved my mental health! Yup, you read that correctly. If you are reading this, that means this has piqued your interest or you may...