Katherine Kuzma-Beck

An academic mom.

I didn’t mean to take such a long break from writing, in fact, there is SO much I have wanted to write about, but I never seem to have the time anymore. Our son was born a week before my birthday in August. I want to eventually write my birth story, but the entire ordeal …

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In June of 2015, I was on the brink of turning 29 and had just signed all the papers to become the new owner of our little house by the ocean. A week later, I would be fully enrolled in a doctoral program. I have never done things small. Today, I am on the brink …

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The Baby: He’s getting big and strong. I read to him Berenstain Bears books and I started to play classical music to him at night. It makes him get super active so I think he either loves or hates it. He kicked my phone off my stomach on Friday. Last night, he found the area …

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I don’t know where this year has gone. I remember spending much of it being very stressed out about my wedding and then more recently, being hyper-focused on my pregnancy and dissertation. And then BAM, somehow it’s April. Speaking of my pregnancy, he’s getting so big and he’s measuring tall which makes me happy because that …

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Today my pregnancy app told me that I would probably feel kicks soon and that this may make me feel more attached to my baby. I’ve been feeling the butterflies from him for a couple weeks now and I saw his little face that looks like a baby already just two weeks ago. We’ve named …

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