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Playground Amigos

I know it’s the 4th of July and I should put up something festive and all patriot and such but really I just can’t stop myself from soaking in the fun we had this afternoon at the playground.  Our oldest is not in any kind of preschool so her interaction with kids is limited to …

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3

Three years ago, at this moment, my hubby and I were in a hospital room all googly eyed over our first born.  It seems like yesterday but also a lifetime ago.  I remember how tiny you were and how peaceful you slept.  How teeny you were in my arms and how I had to control …

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Night and Day

Oh, Little One. You just woke up, well “woke up” as you often do – hazy, still really asleep, crawling with eyes closed across the bed towards your sister.  It’s a sweet little nighttime ritual you do, your random faux wakings – more a stirring than a waking.  I swooped in before you could wake …

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On Fire

A couple of nights ago, in the wee hours of the middle of the night (3:30am to be precise, the fire alarm went off in our condo complex.  It’s always a quick walk down memory lane, bringing me back to the days of college dorm life except now it’s not drunken coeds setting  off alarms …

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Quivering

A random night of tucking babes in, kitchen cleaning and massive stomach upset.  The cure for the latter?  Stillness on the couch with some good reads.  I stumbled across this ode and my heart quivers.  It is sadness and joy and inspiration.  It is sisterhood. It reminds me of how I want my girls, this …

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Dear Diary

I’ll spare you the sorry-I’ve-been-gone-so-long intro paragraph and just let you know I haven’t here because I’ve been here – as in IRL.  We celebrated with family as twin baby girl cousins were born into our little clan.  I’ve been chasing a chubby baby around our condo; cruising at 8 months, surely walking by 9 …

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