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little one, you are so loved.

Little one, I wish you could have seen your oldest brother’s face when we told him about you. “There’s a baby in Mommy’s tummy,” we said. He beamed. His face positively lit up. We had been talking about it as a family for a while. Oboy, who will be four when you meet him, asked… Read more »


sometimes blogging sucks.

Sometimes you just want it to be enough that you got three people out of bed, dressed, fed, and out of the door to the library on a 15° morning and that you didn’t lose your crap on your almost-two-year-old when he swiped an armful of magazines off the rack onto the floor. Sometimes you… Read more »


my second half

Every once in a while, it will come up and someone will mention how I “ran a half marathon” and I’m pretty quick to correct them that I “finished a half marathon”. I really came pretty close to half-walking, half-running it; I think my pace per mile was 13:45ish. To be fair to myself, I didn’t… Read more »