Monthly Archives: November 2012

There Were Four in the Bed

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, I had trouble sleeping last night. Maybe my mind was racing too much. Maybe it’s because my nose is completely stuffed and I couldn’t breathe. Could it have been the Diet Coke I had at dinner? … Continue reading

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The Marriage Counselor

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Yes, Daddy and I see a marriage counselor. No, we’re not trying to stave off divorce. No, our marriage isn’t troubled. There is no need for you to worry. The counselor himself probably put it best … Continue reading

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The Art of Baking

Dear Munchkin, Today I’m thankful that my mom taught me how to bake. Christmas baking was not only a tradition when I was a kid, it was a major undertaking. We used to bake a ton of cookies, in lots … Continue reading

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Accepted for Publication

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, Today I am thankful that World Library has accepted three of your Dad’s compositions for publication! He has worked for decades for this achievement, pouring everything he has into it – blood, sweat and tears. Though … Continue reading

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Acquiring the Words

Dear Peanut, Today I am thankful that you are really starting to communicate using words. You’ve been using sign language to say “more” for a while. The funny thing is, you also actually say “mo-uh” at the same time, and … Continue reading

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Nora Rose Yusko

My dear, sweet kids, Today I am thankful for inspirational stories like Nora’s. With heavy hearts, her parents received the news that she would be born with Trisomy 18, a chromosomal abnormality that they were told was “incompatible with life.” … Continue reading

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Hummus

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Today I’m thankful that I had the courage to try hummus earlier this month. I had been afraid of it ever since I was first introduced to it. I’ve always had a gag reaction to foods … Continue reading

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