Category Archives: Friends

Thirty Then, Thirty Now

To celebrate this milestone birthday, I decided to do something I do well: make a list.  What are your “then’s” and “now’s”? 30 Things I Did Before Turning 30 Graduated with two undergrad degrees in four years Traveled to Italy, … Continue reading

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Silence and the Screech Monkey

When you live with the screech monkey, it is easy to forget what silence actually sounds like. The screech monkey, three months shy of being a two-year-old, has a vocabulary that is exploding. However, under any circumstance where she is … Continue reading

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Ready or Not?

One of my closest friends has yet to take the plunge into motherhood. Recently I’ve felt like a mama lion around her, trying to protect her from the “you’re married now…when you gonna start popping ’em out?” questions and conversations … Continue reading

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Momships and the Motherhood Army

The other moms could smell my desperation. My immediate family and childless friends stepped up after the birth of my first daughter, but it wasn’t enough. I longed for a “momship” – an incredible and unbreakable bond with another mom. … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

In the beginning, there were four. The foundation of our friendship was built on high school connections: playing violin in orchestra, attending Key Club meetings, spending a month in Spain on the junior class trip. Our days were filled analyzing … Continue reading

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