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Munchkin’s Birth Story, Part 1: Induction

Dear Munchkin, Daddy and I arrived at the regular 8 a.m. 38-week appointment knowing we were starting with an ultrasound that day. Because Dr. M had been unable to determine if you were head-down the previous week, she wanted a … 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: 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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The Squeaky Rocking Chair

Dear Peanut, We already had a rocking chair (technically a glider) when you were born. It was in the nursery, along with Munchkin’s bed. Gradually it dawned on me that you didn’t get to be rocked “in arms” unless she … Continue reading

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Our Little Champ

Dear Peanut, Yesterday morning when you and Daddy dropped Munchkin off at school, we found out one of her classmates had been diagnosed with the H1N1 (swine flu) virus. The school had done what it could to prevent other kids … Continue reading

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