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Daylight Savings Time Is My New Nemesis

To be fair, I didn’t have a nemesis before. But I certainly do now. Monday of this week (the week after “falling back” an hour, due to daylight savings time), I put Jacob down for a nap at about 4:15. He chattered in his crib for a while and finally fell asleep at five o’clock. […]

November 11, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

When I was pregnant, a wise co-worker and fellow mom told me that during the first few months after the Peanut was born, I would feel like I was in a tunnel—a place where there was only baby on the brain all the time, when I wasn’t really sure who I was anymore because of […]

June 1, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Breaking Free

The other day, Jacob and I went to the park.  I spread out a blanket (that my college roommates might recognize from its first life as a couch slipcover) on the now voluminous grass, and plopped the little man down next to me.  With a few toys, of course. We hung out for a while, […]

May 13, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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