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Honeymoon

Chad and I have never had a honeymoon. In fact, we’ve never even had a child-free overnight in the 9+ years we’ve been married. Jackson was born before our wedding—he was a 5-month-old chubby-cheeked baby in our wedding photos—so we … Continue reading

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The Haps

I wanted to write a post about my little ballerina, who is such an amazing dancer and did so well at her recital Sunday. She knew all the moves; the other girls were looking to her for what to do … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Broccoli

When Jackson was a baby, he ate all sorts of good food. I would make my own baby food by steaming and pureeing vegetables and feed it to him. He seemed to love it. As he turned into a toddler, … Continue reading

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Thankful

Today is Thanksgiving, a day to give thanks for the bounty around us. I have so much for which I’m thankful, and though it may be cliche, I would like to share some of those things here. First and foremost, … Continue reading

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Mourning

This past weekend, Gracie and I attended the funeral of the little boy whose sister goes to the school that kicked Gracie out last fall. It was heart-wrenching; those poor parents look haggard, as to be expected, and there is … Continue reading

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Loss

When Gracie was at the school for blind kids, she had a classmate who also had significant medical needs in addition to being blind. I always felt extra-connected to her mom, because we both knew what it was to have … Continue reading

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Family

We just got back from a week-long vacation with my whole family. It was awesome – spending time with my parents and siblings was rejuvenating. While the grown-ups communed, the kids – all the first-cousins on my side of the … Continue reading

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