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Big questions without answers

We are no strangers to big questions around here, but lately they have been coming more and more from Remy. For a while they were anatomically-based: the benefits of having a doctor daddy and, more specifically, a doctor daddy who … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to New Parents

Dear New Parents, I had the joy of getting to meet the baby of one of my oldest and dearest friends this past weekend. While I was there I was reminded of how challenging, exhausting, and unreal (in ways good … Continue reading

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A Kindergarten Moment

I’m not sure I really know how we got here. Because just a second ago, he looked like this… And it doesn’t even feel like it’s been that long since this… Kindergarten, y’all. It’s big. Really big. Up until this … Continue reading

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A Temporary Foray Into Having 3 Kids

As I have said and written before, I am very happy with two kids, despite the fact that growing up, I always thought I wanted 3 or 4. A few weeks ago, we were fortunate to temporarily experience life as … Continue reading

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An open letter to whoever wrote the letter to the iphone mom

Dear Person Who Wrote the Iphone Mom Letter, Let’s talk for a minute. There have been some great responses to your letter (I like this one), but I thought I would weigh in too. Okay, sister friend? Here goes. I … Continue reading

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The Art of Doing (Almost) Nothing

I have a habit of kind of always doing something. Multitasking, I guess, although that sounds a little too official of a title. There are truly not enough hours in the day to do nearly everything I have to do … Continue reading

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Flight of Time

I remember thinking in high school that time just took forever. That even 5th period history, where I fell asleep basically every day from 1:10 until about 1:35 pm (sorry, Coach Bright!), seemed like a million years long in and … Continue reading

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