Category Archives: Parenting

“Can I get some whine with that cold?” or perhaps the more honest question, “Can I have wine with my cold medicine?”

Today, I want to take some medicine that will cure my foggy head/so stuffy I can’t taste anything/runny nose and curl up in bed with a book to rest. But my reality is getting up at 6:30am with both girls, … Continue reading

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Just Another Mom-Blogger

Instead of writing this week’s entry, I have been soaking up the words, thoughts and dreams of other mom-bloggers. These other writers inspire but also intimidate me. After clicking through another link, and another, and another, I find myself feeling … Continue reading

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This Kind of Love

I had felt love before and thought I understood its depths. Love for my family, my friends, my husband, my shoes; all of these are technically “love,” but in slightly different variations. I experienced a kind of love I never … Continue reading

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“She’s Very Advanced, You Know”

Part of the joy of being a parent is experiencing the rapid growth and change that a baby undergoes during the first years. Watching your tiny helpless lump of a baby start to turn into a little person who moves … Continue reading

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More than Sharing Genes

Dedicated to C & M: without you, I wouldn’t have learned how to boss people around so efficiently. Anyone who has siblings understands that being related to someone doesn’t automatically make you best friends. I know some people who have … Continue reading

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