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Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents are the ones we see fairly frequently, since they live in the area and are members of Daddy’s parish. They host gatherings several times a year, too, where even more of our village … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago

Dear Munchkin, For the last few months, I’ve been thinking back to what our lives were like two years ago. You were 22 months old, the same age Peanut is now. I was pregnant with him, about 7 months along. … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Shadow

Dear Peanut, Whatever Munchkin has, you want, too. Whatever Munchkin does, you want to do, too. This desire has manifested in many ways, not the least of which is demanding a barrette in your hair whenever we’re doing Munchkin’s. Your … Continue reading

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Testing Limits

Dear Munchkin, As a general rule, you thrive on tactile stimulation. Sometimes this means you love to run and jump and bounce and fling yourself into my arms. Sometimes it means you want to play with play-doh or the rice … 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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For Munchkin with Love

Dear Munchkin, A few weeks ago, somebody suggested a weighted blanket might help you settle down for sleep. She said they weren’t too difficult to make, and an internet search would quickly produce instructions. So I searched. In addition to sewing instructions, … 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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