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Morning Drop-Offs

Dear Peanut, Wednesday, when I dropped you off at school, you were laughing when I left. You went the whole day without crying. Thursday was the same. It was a rough road, but finally, we seem to have turned a … Continue reading

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Munchkin: An Easy Pregnancy

Dear Munchkin, I loved being pregnant with you. As pregnancies go, it was pretty easy. I didn’t experience much nausea, though I did have a little trouble with gagging when I brushed my teeth. Once I figured out the cause-and-effect … Continue reading

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Stolen Moments

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, One morning a few months ago, Peanut woke up very early. I already felt like a wet noodle from an intense workout the night before, and having to get up with Peanut meant I only had … Continue reading

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Single Parent in the Pew

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, Last Sunday, we sat in front of a mom and dad with a little boy and girl who appeared to be pretty close to your ages. A little way down from them was a woman who … Continue reading

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Sometimes you’re the windshield; sometimes you’re the bug.

Dear Munchkin, You’ve had a turn as “the bug” in the last couple days. Saturday night, as I was heating some soup on the stove for your dinner, you came over to give me a kiss. Unfortunately, I happened to … 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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Working from Home

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Today I’m thankful that I work from home. I am very blessed to have both a job I can do from home and an employer willing to let me do it. It saves us a lot … Continue reading

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