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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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Turning the clocks back

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, With kids as young as you are, parents are never guaranteed that extra hour of sleep when we turn the clocks back at the end of Daylight Savings Time. Today I am thankful for a modicum … Continue reading

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