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Not tonight

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, We’ve known for quite a while that Munchkin typically craves touch — hugs, kisses, snuggles, full-body tackles — but only on her own terms. Through experience, we learned that asking if she wanted a hug or … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Birth Story, Part 3: Immediate Postpartum

Dear Munchkin, You entered the world at 2:03 a.m., and Dr. M immediately showed you to Daddy. He proudly announced “it’s a girl!” — a surprise for all of us since we’d chosen to wait to learn your gender. The … Continue reading

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Pas de Deux

Dear Peanut, Yesterday we went to a friend’s birthday party. At one point, we sat down on the floor with a 7-month-old and her mom. You and the little girl seemed fascinated by each other. Early in the encounter, the … Continue reading

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Kissy face

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Peanut recently figured out how to give kisses, and, it would seem, that kisses communicate love. Well, he mostly figured it out; he isn’t quite pursing his lips every time yet. Sometimes it’s closer to a … Continue reading

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