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Henry Update

Big news, friends. And I mean BIG.   We had an ultrasound last week and got some great news about Henry. There is plenty of fluid for him, and there are no “normal variants” to speak of. He looks just plain healthy . . . and huge.   According to my research, a baby at […]

November 12, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Have You Heard of November?

Dear merchandisers of America,   As odd as it may seem on first glance, I’m writing with a concern about your office supplies. You calendars, in particular. I think they’re missing something.   You see, there’s this month between October (when Christmas decorations go up) and December (when Christmas is celebrated). It’s called November. It’s […]

November 7, 2011

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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The Light of the Season

Advent is probably my favorite liturgical season: it is filled with great anticipation and yet with tremendous joy.  Not only is a baby to be born, but the child is to be the Savior of the world!   Experiencing pregnancy this year has given me a special opportunity to consider Mary’s life in the months […]

December 15, 2010

Faith, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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