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No More Babies

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, There are no babies here anymore. Peanut has been walking and talking for quite a while. We’ve been enjoying the ability to leave the house without a diaper bag for a couple months. We “forgot” the … Continue reading

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The Birds of Spring

Dear kiddos, Last Spring, this Mama bird decided Munchkin’s high window was the perfect spot. We were all fascinated as we watched her build the nest and sit on it. It was so exciting when her babies finally hatched! Adults … Continue reading

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Munchkin Can Read!

Dear Munchkin, Last night, you became a reader. I’m so proud of you and excited for you I can barely sit still long enough to write this. I want to run do cartwheels and handsprings down the street shouting about your … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Dear Peanut, Yesterday was one of the longest days of my life. My heart was torn open early in the morning. I moped through much of the day, distracted, finding it difficult to concentrate. I even cried at times. It … Continue reading

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How the Creighton Model Saves Lives

Dear Munchkin, I hope by the time you read this it doesn’t embarrass you to know that Daddy and I use a form of natural family planning called the Creighton Model. I was skeptical at first. I had heard the … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Lutheran Godparents

Dear Munchkin, We were planning your Baptism before you were born, carefully considering who we would ask to be your sponsors. We settled pretty quickly on asking Aunt B and Uncle P to be your Lutheran Godparents. Aunt B and … Continue reading

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You Are My Sunshine

Dear Munchkin, Yesterday was very grey. It rained off and on all day, and the clouds settled heavily over us, masking hills and taller buildings from view. This week’s theme at your preschool is “weather.” You’ve been learning about different … Continue reading

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