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How an Ice Cream Maker Made My Mother’s Day

This year, John was not able to be with us for Mother’s Day. He was in California, attending and celebrating his younger brother’s graduation from college (go, Joseph!). I met said brother when he was something like twelve or thirteen years old, and I am so proud of who he is as a young man, […]

May 13, 2013

Allergies, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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My New Second Favorite Secular Holiday

I know what you’re thinking as you read the title of today’s post:  “What a mangled bunch of modifiers: that Lindsay is a kook!” But the truth is, I love Mother’s Day—not as much as I love John’s birthday (my number one favorite secular holiday, which I know the rest of the world does not […]

May 9, 2011

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Mother’s Day

I got my Mother’s Day gift early this year. Last year, Mother’s Day was more of a study in who believed it counted as my first Mother’s Day as a mom.  Thankfully, most folks recognized it.  And while I did experience the holiday in a whole new way with a baby inside, the majority of […]

May 6, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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