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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

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What I’ve Learned

This weekend I had the opportunity to start conversations with two wonderful ladies about motherhood. One is expecting her first child later this spring, the other isn’t pregnant yet, but is very hopeful. They asked me a lot of the same questions I had when I started down this road. What kind of stuff do […]

April 8, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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