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There Must Be Another Explanation

Last week I mentioned that Jacob was saying “yes” but not “no.” I joked that if I were superstitious, which I’m not, I would fear that he would learn to say “no”—and I don’t mean just to drugs—the instant I hit the publish button on the post.   So it wasn’t that instant. It was […]

June 12, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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A Great Read, Even If You’re Not Allergic to Anything

After renewing it from the library six times, I finally made time to read Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from and Allergic Life by Sandra Beasley. My review comes down to one word: phenomenal, but I’ll expound more all the same.   Beasley is thirty-one years old and has had a slew of food […]

March 20, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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When Jacob started to smile, I didn’t think I’d ever want his teeth to come in.  I knew he’d need them as an adult, but that gummy smile was just too sweet to change!     The teething process has seemed both gradual and all of a sudden.  It messed with his sleep patterns a […]

June 28, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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