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Dear Henry XV

Dear Henry,   Happy birthday! Today you are one year old, and my heart is bursting with joy. I recently made the annual photo book to share with our family, and just now I finished the slideshow of the (not quite) day-by-day photos I took of your first year. I set it to “All I […]

December 22, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Dear Henry XIV

Dear Henry,   Today you are eleven months old! For the last two months, Jacob has been saying, with raised eyebrows and a look of disbelief, “He’s going to be a year old!” That milestone is creeping up. While I’m looking forward to celebrating it, it still blows my mind how much you’ve grown since […]

November 22, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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A Happy Halloween, Indeed

When I was growing up, I thought Halloween was about trying to stay warm outside at night while accumulating as many essentially free packets of Reese’s Pieces as possible.   Now that I am the mother of a food allergic child, I’m learning that it’s about a whole lot more.   It’s about finding a […]

November 5, 2013

Allergies, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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