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Maybe I Should Have Told You

Last week, I not-so-gracefully sprang the news that we are moving to New Jersey this summer, into John’s parents’ house. Moving is a tough business to talk about, not because we’re not ready for it, but because we almost moved to London three times last year. This time, we’re much more certain of it. It […]

April 22, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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That Box

Today we’ve been in our new apartment for three full weeks.  It feels good to be almost completely unpacked and settled in.  I know some of you want to see photos, and we’re almost there, really.  There’s just one obstacle.   That box.   Or in our case, those boxes.   Having moved three times […]

August 22, 2011

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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A Word to the Wise

Dear parent readers,   A word to the wise.  If your pediatrician recommends that your child see an allergist for his scary reactions to certain foods, make an appointment sooner rather than later.  Especially if later means five days before you move, when you will be swept up in compulsively organizing, packing, and unpacking for […]

August 8, 2011

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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