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So much noise

The dog tore her ACL. The not-so-much-a-baby-anymore still isn’t sleeping. The almost 5-year-old won’t try anything new to eat. No one wanted to eat dinner last night. We’ve been fighting all weekend. The cat screams at me at 5 am … Continue reading

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The Pigtail Paradox

 My kid is cute. Not just any-other-kid cute — She’s like, Gerber-baby cute. With pigtails in her hair, she pretty much melts the hearts of everyone we encounter. But she absolutely hates it when I put pigtails in her hair. … Continue reading

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We Got This! 

If you’re anything like me, you are constantly feeling like you don’t have your shit together as a mom, and that all of the other moms around you do. It’s a constant, nagging voice in the back of my mind … Continue reading

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The Hundred Years’ (or maybe just 15 months’) War

My daughter is just over 15 months old.  In her short life, she has learned to walk and to talk. She can dance and feed herself with a spoon. But among the life skills in her repertoire, there is one … Continue reading

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The Privileged Many

In the wake of the recent uprising, protests, and general unrest over the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases, I have begun some serious introspection into my world of white privilege.  The issue is charged, to say the least.  But … Continue reading

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Then 4 Happened

Four. It’s a seemingly small number, but today it feels huge. You are four years old. It completely mystifies me that four years ago, you made me a mom. For that, you will forever and always hold a place in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Little Roo

How is it possible that a year has passed since you arrived? Time is flying by so quickly that I can hardly keep up. But alas, Little Roo, you are a year old already!  The last year has been a … Continue reading

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