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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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Revisiting Inspiration

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, A friend recently announced she is expecting a baby. It returned my thoughts to one of the reasons I began keeping this record for you. I felt my mother’s loss most keenly when I was preparing … Continue reading

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A Trip to Mars

Dear Munchkin, I love listening to your stories. A recent recurring theme is a trip to Mars. Twice now when I’ve picked you up from school, you’ve regaled me with a version of this story. It’s come up other times, … Continue reading

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