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It’s a Good Things My Friends Have Little Girls

It really is a good thing my friends have little girls. It means I can make things like this and this without damaging Jacob’s masculinity (except for the quick moment when I make him try them on for fit . . .).   That’s not to say, of course, that there aren’t cute things to […]

September 7, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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What I’ve Been Up To

Blogging has fallen to the wayside recently, and I feel you readers deserve an explanation. Part of it is that there isn’t much to talk about lately. My healing is at a good place, a kind of happy plateau, for the time being. I’ve started to enact a couple of the things I wanted to […]

May 27, 2012

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Another Use for Knitting Needles

If you asked me what knitting needles could be used for, I would offer what I thought was a fairly diverse list of projects I’ve completed in the past eight months or so: hats, scarves, golf club covers, iPhone cozies, sweaters, dresses, and so on.   If you asked Jacob, you would get a very, […]

May 17, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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