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Father’s Day Recap

When I plan a celebration for John, it’s never just one meal or just one day. I think of a bunch of things I want to do and make as many of them as possible happen. This means Father’s Day is not a day at all, but a whole weekend experience, and this year, one […]

June 16, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Signs of a Good Babysitter

For a parent, there are few things as refreshing and glorious as a good babysitter. Luckily (and sadly, because we’re moving in two months) I think we’ve found one of the best.   Not only was she highly recommended by a friend, has professional experience with young children (as a dance teacher!), and is so […]

June 6, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Losing Control . . . As If I Ever Had It

This week I thought my life as a mother was spiraling out of control—out of my control, that is. With a mild stomach bug-ish thing and a twenty-poundish baby who’d decided to push back bedtime, get picky about naps, and be held, standing up, for the time it took him to fall asleep, I was […]

April 11, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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