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Squashed Star

I feel like I’ve been incredibly prolific lately, but when I went to look at things apparently not.  Maybe I’ve just been prolific for a mother of two small children.  Or maybe it’s all been in my head.  I do … Continue reading

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Ducklings

I’ve started calling my girls my “ducklings.”  I’m not sure why – it started a few weeks ago when I turned to see them trundling along after me and their little bobbing heads (well, mostly Kitten’s bobbing head – Beauty … Continue reading

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Dentist

I kinda feel awful right now. Beauty’s first dentist appointment was today.  She’s three.  I keep seeing articles and things saying that your child’s first dentist appointment should be when she’s two, or one, or when she gets her first … Continue reading

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Time for some thrilling heroics

Can I just brag about my Hero for a minute? I had an awful “fussy hour” today, with Kitten fussing and Beauty melting and demanding more stickers to put on me and too much touch and too much noise and … Continue reading

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Soothed

  I am insanely proud of my daughter today, guys. She is amazing. The last few weeks have been…not so amazing. Beauty’s been dealing with the stress of the holidays and a cold and a depressed mother* and having a … Continue reading

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Tattooed

No, I don’t have a tattoo.  It’s unlikely that I’ll ever get one; my father always impressed on us that it was one of the worst mistakes he ever made.  Admittedly he did it as a last act of rebellion … Continue reading

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Explain To Me Again…

…why I shouldn’t just go throw up …why I can’t eat Nutella straight out of the jar …why laundry needs to exist …why I can’t plop Beauty in front of the TV all day …why my head hurts …why I … Continue reading

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And then what happened?

Looking back over the last few weeks of posts, I noticed a couple of stories that required followup.  So I figured I’d catch up. I wrote earlier about my struggles with speaking in tongues.  The women’s study has continued and … Continue reading

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Weaning Again

A while ago I posted that we’d begun the weaning process.  Only as it turns out, we hadn’t really.  After missing that night, Beauty was quite certain she never wanted to miss another.  So we kept on with it.  She … Continue reading

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Relentless

Lately I’ve felt like I’m living with an unusually affectionate Terminator. Really.  Hero heard that and said he thought “Energizer Bunny” would be a better comparison, but you know what?  I feel like she’s being a Terminator.  She doesn’t sleep. … Continue reading

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