Not ready

Oct 3, 2010 by

I mentioned before that one of the only new girlfriends I’ve made out here was very pregnant. (My other friend out here is one of Mike’s coworker’s wives and we met back in NJ and I don’t consider her “new.”) Anyway, her husband is also really cool and their kids are the same ages as ours, so we all get along...

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Can you see it?

Sep 30, 2010 by

In this face, I see the woman she’ll one day be. I see her holding her own babies, singing them the same ridiculous songs I sing to both of them, the same ones my mother sang me. I see her being strong and smart and proud. I see her fighting for what she believes in. I see her making a difference. I see in her all the things we wish we all...

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Different

Aug 17, 2010 by

“Momma, my friend called me a liar today all because I just wanted to play by myself,” Charlotte tells me from the backseat of the car on our drive home from daycare. “Hmmm. Well did you lie?” “No. Fiona called Kelly a weirdo but I didn’t say that and Kelly’s feelings were hurt. So I didn’t want to...

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