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It’s Working

Over Thanksgiving weekend we received a belated birthday present for Jacob. When we opened it, I was delighted to find a DVD of The Muppet Christmas Carol! (“Light the lamp, not the rat! Light the lamp, not the rat!”) Though he can only sit still for about twenty minutes of a movie, I think Jacob […]

November 27, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Dear Jacob XX (Happy Birthday!)

Dear Jacob,   Today is your second birthday. Happy birthday! In a way, of course, it’s hard to believe that two years have passed since you were born. But then, the passage of time and just about everything I knew about the world changed once you were a part of it, so I probably shouldn’t […]

September 21, 2012

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Take That, Food Allergies!

This weekend, we celebrated Jacob’s second birthday. Jacob is currently obsessed with things that go, mostly trains and airplanes. Because I knew I could easily get Thomas plates and cups, I went the train route. You’d think that making a cake for a kid allergic to dairy, eggs, codfish, peanuts, and tree nuts would be […]

September 18, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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