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On Strike

This Saturday was a day we’d all been waiting for—John’s older brother married the wonderful woman we love as Aunt Ceci. There was a beautiful Mass with a homily that gave me good chills (“We are seeing a family be created today . . . Something that has never existed before is about to come […]

September 2, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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First Take at Quick Takes

Today I’m trying something new to me, 7 Quick Takes, sponsored by Jen at Conversion Diary and inspired by the lovely Cecilia of Dance Immaculata (better known as Aunt Ceci in these parts). Let’s jump right in, shall we? — 1 — This weekend I have the distinct honor of being by the side of […]

May 24, 2013

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Running, Young Married Mom

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I Hope You (and Your Friends) Dance

This weekend, John and I attended the wedding of one of his friends from college.       Okay, that’s not entirely true: I attended the wedding; John was in the wedding. Tim is John’s friend, but I consider him mine as well. And we both count his wife (!) as a personal friend, so […]

September 24, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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