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Operation: Fatten That Child

Ah, allergies. How you have changed our lives in a few short months. This week, Jacob went for his twelve-month check up with the pediatrician. He is healthy, except for his blotchy skin and the fact that he put on a whopping three ounces in three months.  A kid that started at or above the […]

October 7, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Dear Jacob XIII

Dear Jacob,   I just weaned you, and I think you knew it. Tonight you nursed a little longer than you have lately and you let out just one cry a few minutes after I left your room. This was a really tough thing for me to do, even though your daddy and I both […]

October 5, 2011

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Been There, Done That

Like most things in life, the weaning process has not turned out to be as easy as it seemed at first glance.  Frustrated with a very clingy child, and concerned that I wasn’t making the right decisions, I did what I always do when I need a practical answer to a question:  I went online. […]

September 23, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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