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Teddy Roosevelt and My Dad, Getting Me From Friday to Monday

“Be loud let your colors show Try to keep the madness low…” -The Avett Brothers Luke had four wisdom teeth pulled on Thursday afternoon. He was loopy from the anesthesia, which was pretty funny to witness. The nurses kept trying to … Continue reading

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It Could Be Worse (Thanks, Lolo) I am Letting My Light Shine

How the hell is it already Monday night again? When my kids were really young, three of them under five, life felt like a time warp. Sure, I was exhausted, but the pace of my exhaustion was that of biology … Continue reading

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Rules, Wisdom, and Worry

“To keep alive that enthusiasm is the secret of real guidance, and it will not prove a difficult task, provided that the attitude towards the child’s acts be that of respect, calm, and waiting, and provided that he be left free … Continue reading

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In 28 Minutes My Weekend Ends

This is how Greta sleeps. I have no idea how she breathes. We were all tucked in tonight when I knew that I had either wet my pants, or she had. Yup, Greta is getting older. Peeing on me, it … Continue reading

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Hello, Me (and Screw You, Ghita)

Noel treated me to a manicure for her wedding and tonight, two weeks later, I picked all the gel away from my nails, and as soon as I did, my hands looked like mine again. It got me thinking about … Continue reading

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One Down. I Should Be Yelling I Love You.

I guess it is good that I threw Quinn’s party, made a cake, and opened gifts before this morning because when I woke up today, on the actual DAY of this birth, I forgot. I was up until four this … Continue reading

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Omne Trium Perfectum (everything that comes in threes is perfect)

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” – Jean de la Bruyere Quinn, you are three on the third! Happy golden birthday, or as we called it in my family growing up, happy magic birthday.  I wasn’t going to rehash the whole … Continue reading

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Antepartum

Tonight, Quinn, you are snoring next to me, just shy of three, not quite ready for your birthday letter, but inspiring me all the same. Today is the anniversary of the day I was put on hospitalized bed rest.  The … Continue reading

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My Extra Rib

I have been back at work for two days now, no students yet, just the overwhelming amount of things to take in and prepare and adjust to. Two days of charts and data and new faces (29 new staff in … Continue reading

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Whatever, 3 x 3

So it has been five hours since my last post. My life since then: Met friend, drank iced coffee in the blazing heat, while she let me brainstorm lofty ideas while I got a sunburn. Ran into former colleague and … Continue reading

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