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Back Home in More Ways Than One

We’re back from our trip to Boston, and it feels so good to be home–home in Brooklyn, and home in myself. Over the long weekend, we had a wonderful time catching up with friends from BC and Harvard. (A benefit of going to college in the same town as your husband-to-be is that you end […]

February 21, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Biodome! Biodome! What in the World Is a Biodome?

When John was reading through a Montreal guidebook and told me there was a biodome we could visit, my first thought went to a Pauly Shore movie, circa 1995, that I never even saw. Once he told me it was a kind of zoo situation—and there were penguins—I got much more excited.   For most […]

November 4, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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The Not-so-Latent Kids in Us

When John and I were about to get married, his dad told us that our biological age didn’t match our internal age. We were really about forty, and he meant it in a good way. Likewise, when we quickly went from married to married with a family, our friends weren’t totally surprised. Many of them […]

November 2, 2011

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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