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Barn-Raising Birthday

This post is a few weeks late, but I still think it’s important enough to share, so here goes!   *     *     *   Last weekend, we celebrated John’s birthday. We also painted three rooms in the house that, come August, will be our home.   I cook a kind of feast for John’s birthday […]

July 15, 2013

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Quick Takes 4 – Édition Henri

— 0 — This is unrelated to Henry, but why does it seem that right after we install our air conditioners each year, it gets cooler for a week or two? I’m not really complaining, just curious. — 1 — Henry rolls! One night this week, he rolled tummy to back to tummy, from point […]

June 14, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Making It Official

This weekend, after months of busy schedules, I had the opportunity to hang out with my friend Mary, the mama who wrote a letter about motherhood and running I posted a while back. She’s been part of my inspiration to take up running, and it was only fitting that we met after she’d run a […]

May 20, 2013

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Running, Young Married Mom

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