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The Big Bed

Dear Munchkin, Earlier this week, after the lights had been out for quite a while, you piped up for the umpteenth time. “Mama?” “No more talking.” “But this is the last, last thing. Please, Mama?” (heavy sigh) “OK. The. Last. … Continue reading

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I can hear the things you’re dreamin’ about

Dear Munchkin, Daddy and I have observed some interesting behavior. Sometimes you call out for us at night, though you are sleeping soundly when we check on you. Sometimes you whimper or complain “I don’t WANT to” at random, or … Continue reading

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Our First House

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, I mentioned a couple days ago that Peanut has fallen out of our bed at times, and Daddy has been edged out by the two of you more times than we can count. You might wonder … Continue reading

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Upsizing

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, Well, kiddos, we took the plunge. We bought a king-size bed, and it’s being delivered this morning. All four of us in a queen-size bed just wasn’t working, so we’re hoping the extra 16 inches will … Continue reading

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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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Croup

My dear, sweet Peanut, Poor kid, you just can’t seem to catch a break. You’ve been sick with something or other for what feels like about two months. Now it’s three things at once. You woke up from your nap … Continue reading

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Turning the clocks back

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, With kids as young as you are, parents are never guaranteed that extra hour of sleep when we turn the clocks back at the end of Daylight Savings Time. Today I am thankful for a modicum … Continue reading

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