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And She’s Off

My first baby started kindergarten last week. I was (am) so excited for her. I was a big school nerd, all the way from kindergarten to high school. I loved school. I remember the feeling of those nervous butterflies in … Continue reading

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Grand Plans

Today Makenna was with her dad for the afternoon, and after a failed shoe shopping attempt (for Declan), I rushed home with Mr. Crankypants and put him down for his nap. This rarely happens…but I found myself with some quiet, … Continue reading

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A Good One

Not only do I feel like we are one lucky family to be given the gift of Declan, he too is a lucky one. I may be biased but I have to say that he has the best big sister … Continue reading

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Are We Having a Bad Day, Mom?

Let me paint you a picture. Cranky, needy baby, who was up for the morning too early and who didn’t have a very long nap, is whining and crawling under my feet in the kitchen while I try to clean … Continue reading

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As One

Declan woke up unsettled only an hour after bedtime last night. While he started out a poor sleeper as a newborn and young baby, he’s gotten progressively better with time, and nowadays he usually only wakes up once/night (for a … Continue reading

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