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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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Brothers at Bedtime

When I was pregnant with Henry, I had three prayers for him:   That he would live. – Check. That he would have either the same food allergies as Jacob or none at all. –Still to be determined. That he would SLEEP. – Dare I say, CHECK?   I know that people live with many […]

March 27, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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I Heart Mondays

Being at home, I love Mondays. The boys are tired from a busy weekend with Dad and always nap well. I am rejuvenated from having two solid days of lots of help from John (even in the midst of his studying for a giant financial exam). There are errands to run and a long to-do […]

March 26, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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