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Moving Takes Two Months

This week I finally put the camera and the USB cord together and went to upload photos to my computer. When I did, I was surprised to see it was the first time I’d done so in two months! Two months!   Moving house—when I say it this way, it sounds like more fun than […]

August 16, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Updates from the ‘burbs

John keeps saying it’s going to take about a month to settle in to our new home and find our groove, so to speak. It’s been a week and a half thus far. Since we moved back to where we both grew up, and not far from our home in Brooklyn, it doesn’t feel to […]

August 7, 2013

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Garden State-Bound

Here’s our last post from Brooklyn. In honor of our new home, here are eleven of my favorite things about the great state of New Jersey, in no particular order:   1. Bagels 2. Diners 3. Frankie Valli 4. Meryl Streep 5. Bon Jovi 6. The shore 7. Taylor ham 8. The fact that you […]

July 26, 2013

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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