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A New Vocabulary

Being a twenty-first century parent means learning a whole new vocabulary.  Our entry into the parenting world over the last year has taught us words such as “baby wearing,” “tummy time,” “snuzzler,” “teething bling,” “Boppy,” “exersaucer” . . . the list goes on. In an effort to keep ourselves entertained, we’ve added some terms of […]

February 11, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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A Blast from the Past

I’ve always loved all things retro—clothes, music, stronger family values permeating culture, the much romanticized view of a simpler time.  Recently I’ve found myself rediscovering something that feels retro, although it was an integral part of my own childhood experience: music on CDs.   Every now and then, as John and I clean up the […]

January 18, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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Another New Addition?

Tonight John and I added a new addition to our home.  Something we’ve been thinking about for a long time.  And we’ve been waiting for just the right moment to bring it into our lives. Seeing as I’m already pregnant, what could possibly require so much consideration, take such planning, and cause such a great […]

June 7, 2010

Marriage, Young Married Mom

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