One Month.

It’s a month today since I became a mother of three. A mother of three. Just typing that makes my eyes well up. Can I chalk it up to hormones? Because, honestly, I don’t know why I’m teary about it. Going from a mother of none to a mother of one was definitely special. Going …

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Alice worked on this flip for a long time, taking quite a few spills in the process. I love how proud she is when she finally sticks it!  As soon as I saw these pencils, I knew I needed to have them.  This baby is 3 now. In a big way. It’s kind of kicking …

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The Parent Trap

I hate it when my mom friends are hard on themselves for being human. I had an epiphany the other day, in a comment that I left on a friend’s blog: It’s hard sometimes to be the “parent you want to be,” because that doesn’t always jibe with who you really are, as a person.  …

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Learning from Reading

Do you ever read something and say to yourself, “Shit. That’s what I was trying to say”? Remember my last blog post, which I wrote for From Left to Write, about The Expats? If you recall, I wrote: A recurring theme in this season of my life, the season of small children and endless keeping …

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