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Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Being Real

Sometimes all it takes is a margarita. In this case it took three. The first one was with my family last Friday. Scott had taken the day off and it was a gorgeous Spring day. We did some errands, spent … Continue reading

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But how is it Sunny While it’s Raining?

Anyone who has a three-year-old lives a life riddled with questions. Today Alzette asked me the above question and it struck me once again that my life with children requires me (thankfully) to connect with the natural world in a … Continue reading

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Do These Things Now!

My friend is pregnant with her first baby, which is spurring ideas for all sorts of practical first parent advice. On the less practical side, I’m also thinking about how different life becomes after that first child is born. So … Continue reading

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Naps Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up to Be

First let me underscore the facetiousness of my title. A baby napping is a glorious thing. It’s like whipping cream simply poured onto your slice of apple pie; it’s like an unexpected package that arrives in the mail from a … Continue reading

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Unplanning

There are a lot of things moms (and dads) do that we don’t talk about because we’re afraid to sound like we’re either bad parents or crazy. But as I talk to more and more parents there are some things … Continue reading

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