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Millions of Peaches

Do you remember that song?  By the Presidents of the United States of America?  Have I gotten it stuck in your head?  Do you imagine it will be there the whole weekend?   You’re welcome.   Okay, so the truth is, we didn’t have a million peaches this week.  We had eight from our CSA […]

July 22, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Before You Know It

I realize this sounds ridiculous, but sometimes it still amazes me that Jacob is our child and will be, like, forever.  Sometimes I feel like a little kid before God, but instead of a puppy in my arms, I have a child, and I’m asking, “You mean we get to keep him?”   Last week […]

July 20, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

When Jacob was somewhere around two months old, I remember a couple of people saying to me, “Isn’t it fun to have a baby?”  I smiled, nodded, and gazed dotingly at my little boy.  But really, I was thinking, “No, this isn’t ‘fun.’  It’s not as tough as I thought it would be, but ‘fun’ […]

May 11, 2011

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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