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Father’s Day Recap

When I plan a celebration for John, it’s never just one meal or just one day. I think of a bunch of things I want to do and make as many of them as possible happen. This means Father’s Day is not a day at all, but a whole weekend experience, and this year, one […]

June 16, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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The Month of John, 2012

June is my favorite month of the year. Not only is it usually vacation month for our family, but we get to celebrate Father’s Day and John’s birthday, often inside of a week. I love reasons to celebrate John–to make enormous ice cream cakes and justify eating things like burgers, steak, and seared tuna (though […]

June 28, 2012

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, I am grateful that Jacob has for a father a man of faith, humility, hard work, integrity, humor, and most of all, love.  Watching John interact with Jacob sets my heart on fire with gratitude for how good God has been to me.  I love these boys more than anything, and I […]

June 20, 2011

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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