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Musings of a First Time Mom…

By Curly Nikki 57 Comments

1. Just when I thought I was at capacity, I remembered that my therapy license is up for renewal this year… in a few months actually. I now must find time to squeeze in 30 hours of continuing education credits. Good times ahead. 2. Speaking of time, on the days I see clients, I perpetually run 30 minutes behind because…

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Natural Hair and Mommyhood- Updates

By Curly Nikki 80 Comments

**Edited to add results from the Twist-n-Curl, as promised!** Latest Observations: It’s always Gia, Gia, Gia! No one cares about poor ole Nikki. When we first arrived in St. Louis it took my dad four hours to realize that he had forgotten to greet me… his first born and ‘punkin’. So I told him, momma, and Sylvia not to expect…

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Baby G’s Baptism!

By Curly Nikki 62 Comments

Hola Chicas, I’m back in my home town of St. Louis with my BFFs and tons of family. Yesterday, we celebrated Baby G’s baptism! The ceremony was beautiful and she did great. At the after party (yes we had an after party, lol) we played Michael Jackson The Experience on Wii. Good times were had by all. Tonight… the club….

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Ugh… Postpartum Hair Shed

By Curly Nikki 50 Comments

Damn! Damn! Damn! *in my best Martin voice* And so it begins. But I’m okay. I’m not spazzing. I’m breathing… centered.Trying to hold it together, but Knights of Columbus, this is a butt load of hair! The pic above, while grossly graphic, barely does it justice. I was in denial at first– managed to convince myself that it doesn’t happen…

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The Angry Little Lady Bug

By Curly Nikki 43 Comments

Hola Chicas, I totally flaked on the kids. I bought candy last week, ate it all, and didn’t restock. What can I say… I love Butterfingers. Despite having absolutely no where to go and no one to see, I still put Baby G in her costume. She’s been crazy fussy all day so she wasn’t feeling it, but I still…

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Gia’s 2 Months Today!

By Curly Nikki 66 Comments

Latest ‘Mommy’ Observations: 1. She came equipped with some kind of a sixth sense- awaking, as if on cue, from sound sleep to cry or yell whenever I’m about to eat. And don’t let hubby get too close to me…she starts hollering as if to say, ‘oh hell naw, I am not ready to be a big sister yet!’ 2….

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Date Night! Foiled…

By Curly Nikki 55 Comments

Girl Gone Child- The Tale of the Angry Boobs Last week the hubs and I celebrated our 9 year dating anniversary. We were too tired and busy to do anything special, plus now we have this little thing called a baby, and spontaneity has all but gone out the window. Instead, we planned a date night… a rendezvous for Sunday…

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Knights of Columbus, I’m Tired!

By Curly Nikki 74 Comments

O…M…Gosh Friggin’ kudos and hats off to all of the super moms out there. Seriously, this is NO joke. Apparently the stakes have been upped and I need to put on the big girl panties. The motivation to write this short post came a moment ago. I’m used to running in all directions, top speed, all the time. I’m also…

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Day 6 Hair…OMG! And Other Banter…

By Curly Nikki 18 Comments

Hola Chicas, It’s a beautiful Saturday in sunny North Carolina! I’m with friends and fam and enjoying a glass of Shiraz. Can you say… content 🙂 The sun and wine have me geeking, but I’m even happier because I’m experiencing a rare phenomenon- – 6 day hair. Wowsers! What product combo resulted in this glorious event? On wash day last…

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