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Weddings, Weddings, Weddings

This weekend, John and I will attend the sixth wedding we’ve been invited to since we were married. I have been pregnant for all of them: three while I was pregnant with Jacob, and now we’re on wedding number three with Henry. Needless to say, our boys are born knowing how to party.     […]

September 20, 2012

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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To Be a Princess

I am not one to keep tabs on celebrities, whether in this country or any other.  But something has me really excited about the royal wedding last week. While I recognize there were and are a number of troubling things going on in the world—tornadoes in the Midwest, and so on—there was this one consistently […]

May 2, 2011

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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A First

This weekend marked a major milestone for little Jacob.   On Sunday afternoon he spent time with some of John’s friends from school and learned what it’s like to have an afternoon on the basketball court with the boys (and his mom).   While he didn’t actually touch a ball, he did crawl around on the […]

April 11, 2011

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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