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At-Home Spa

I think the stress of the holidays is bringing Jacob down. He’s been spending a lot of time in the bath lately.   The good news is, he isn’t just holed up in the bathroom; he’s definitely willing to get out and go places.     Hopefully destressing now means he’ll be able to really […]

December 16, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Toddler Jacob

As freaked out as I was last week when I got my first “Your Toddler: Week 1” email from, I’d like to state for the record that toddler Jacob is, in a word, awesome. It feels like a switch was flipped sometime last week, either in him or in me. Suddenly this little baby […]

September 28, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Just to See You Smile

There are a lot of things God created that I don’t fully understand.  Pregnancy.  Childbirth.  Why ducks can walk, fly, and swim, but I can only walk and swim.  (I realize humans have souls, greater mental capacities, and opposable thumbs, but flying would be cool.)   One thing I can grasp is the joy of […]

July 1, 2011

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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