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Today I am grateful for     and the fact that the pie my mom made last night produced so much filling that there are TWO pies waiting to be consumed.   Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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I Hope You (and Your Friends) Dance

This weekend, John and I attended the wedding of one of his friends from college.       Okay, that’s not entirely true: I attended the wedding; John was in the wedding. Tim is John’s friend, but I consider him mine as well. And we both count his wife (!) as a personal friend, so […]

September 24, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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A First

This weekend marked a major milestone for little Jacob.   On Sunday afternoon he spent time with some of John’s friends from school and learned what it’s like to have an afternoon on the basketball court with the boys (and his mom).   While he didn’t actually touch a ball, he did crawl around on the […]

April 11, 2011

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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