Walter. 17 Days Young.

April 12th, 2014

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Walter Edison Boudreaux

March 26th, 2014

Walt was born yesterday at 6:50 PM. He was a whopping 9 pounds, 7 ounces, which is just crazy. He was the biggest baby born at this hospital yesterday.

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On GitHub, Leadership and Holacracy.

March 18th, 2014

I first got word of the GitHub debacle via Twitter from friend, Derek Powazek. Basically, a woman by the name of Julie Ann Horvath was forced out of GitHub due to sexism and intimidation by one of the founder’s wives, a woman who doesn’t even work for GitHub. It’s a pretty convoluted story, but the above link does an alright job of breaking it down. And the story, unfortunately, isn’t anything new for the tech industry, which seems to be notorious for treating its female employees as lesser, if they hire female employees at all.

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False Labor

March 12th, 2014

On Monday night, Toby and I spent from midnight until 5 AM in the labor and delivery ward. It was a long night. I spent all day yesterday exhausted and trying hard not to cry. (I become an absolute mess on little to no sleep. Think doom and gloom and end-of-the-world scenarios and you have my yesterday.) Anyway…

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Is Blogging Dead?

March 6th, 2014

“I’m nostalgic for conversations I had yesterday. I’ve begun reminiscing events before they even occur. I’m reminiscing this right now.” —Max

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38-Week Wakeup Call

March 3rd, 2014

I’m supposed to have a baby in two weeks. And I had forgotten about this up until today. You see, I don’t hold my breath when it comes to these “due dates” everyone talks about when they talk about having babies. Both of my boys had to be evicted. Emory was kicked out 4 days past-due because I suddenly started having high blood pressure. That didn’t end up being the best birth story of all time. But I really don’t want to get myself too worked up about childbirth right now, so I’ll stop right there. If you wish to read that long-ass, boring birth story, you may do so here. (Chapters are linked from that post. That post was written last.)

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Redoing A Roof: In Layman’s Terms.

February 26th, 2014

Many people have asked me about our new roof—what went into having it done, how long it took and how much it cost. And while I won’t be able to give you quite the thorough update Toby Joe could, I will give you my best, layman’s version of what we had done.

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Elliot’s Turning Three And Everything Is Awesome

February 20th, 2014

Elliot turns three today. Since we celebrated with his classmates at school on Wednesday, we aren’t having a (friend) party for him at home; it’s just going to be family. So I am trying to make it very special for him.

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Cord Tissue Banking

February 19th, 2014

Toby and I banked both Em and Elliot’s cord blood. We are very happy with this decision. I regularly receive letters from the organization we chose about medical breakthroughs and/or trials should one of our kids need the help. Thankfully, we haven’t had any medical issues with either of our boys. But you never know. And so we like having it there just in case.

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I’m In How Magazine!

February 4th, 2014

I’m in How Magazine this month. Please stop by and read the interview.

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