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Teddy Bear Love

There are some things we know about Jacob. He is active. He is curious. He loves teddy bears.   So perhaps we should have expected what happened the other night at our friends’ apartment. Jacob saw that they had the same Pack ‘n’ Play that we do—complete with the teddy bear mobile.  Jacob adored these […]

July 7, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Exersaucer to the Max!

When we first brought the Exersaucer (a.k.a. the UFO) home, Jacob was a little overwhelmed by it.   Soon, he figured out all the cool things it had to offer: lights, sounds, and the ability to bounce.   Once he started sitting, he began to see it from a new point of view.   And […]

June 24, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Bunnies and Moose

The other day I counted how many stuffed animals Jacob has.  Answer: Twenty.  For an eight-month-old child, that’s kind of a lot.  But after celebrating his birth, baptism, first Christmas, and first Easter as the only grandchild/great nephew in our family, I’m not too surprised by the number. What does surprise me is that certain […]

June 2, 2011

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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