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A Banner Day

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, It’s been more than three months since my last letter. There were many times I’d think of something I wanted to memorialize for you, but then I’d get distracted by the demands of life with two … Continue reading

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The Christmas Story by Munchkin, Age 4

Jesus was born and He was in the manger, sleeping. And Mary was watching over Him and wise men came and gave Him presents. And shepherds came to look at Jesus and see Him, too. And they loved Him. And … Continue reading

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Waiting for Butterflies

Dear Munchkin, You utterly amaze me in new and wonderful ways each day. The first time I brought you to the butterfly house, you weren’t quite ready. You were about two years old and completely freaked out by the butterflies. … Continue reading

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Blink of an Eye

Dear Peanut, A couple weeks ago, I went on a business trip. I was gone less than 48 hours, but I was shocked by how much you changed. Before I left, you’d been speaking in short phrases, and it took … Continue reading

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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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Counting

Dear Peanut, You gave me a delightful surprise yesterday. You started counting as we walked down the path outside our front door. Wuhhn, twooo, eee… I held my breath. So far, your counting had been more along the lines of … Continue reading

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DONE with Diapers!

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, We took off Peanut’s last diaper the morning of July 4th: Independence Day. How delightfully apropos. Daddy and I had been changing diapers for 3 years, 11 months and 5 days. Not as long as some … Continue reading

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