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Monthly Archive: October 2008

Oct 28

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

I’m officially ready for winter. Both my kids have hats and mittens, and today, I finally put away all of Jessie’s summer stuff and put her winter stuff in her room. Because, really, what’s the liklihood that she’ll need that bikini in the next couple of months? I love switching around her clothes, I always …

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Oct 27

My belly is rumbling

That’s what my son said to me today. It was so cute, and such a random thing for him to say – his language skills are exploding all over the place, and he’s got a phenominal amount of information to get out. It’s like he’s been stocking up, and now that he has the words, …

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Oct 20

I like my daughter

And the older she gets, the more I like her. She’s legitimately fun to hang around with. I know all the perils of thinking that you are your child’s friend. She needs a parent, not a buddy, etc… but she’s still just such an amazing person to be with. She’s funny and wise and I …

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Oct 13

Bread of Idleness

That’s what I’m dining on today. Even though I can make a list of all that I’ve accomplished today (folded two loads of laundry, changed two kids, washed two loads of dishes, fed three children, entertained my mother and Annie, put Sam down for a long nap, took a shower, cleaned off the dining room …

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Oct 07

Is pizza ready yet?

This is what my two year old said to me this morning. At nine thirty. And I thought to myself, why not? So I popped in a frozen pizza to bake. I’m not a fanatic about what my kids eat. I don’t give them artificial sweeteners, and I don’t keep soda or ice cream in …

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Oct 02


Several times, since Sam was born, I’ve found myself thinking that I’m glad I was able to give Marc a son. Even though I know it makes no logical sense, it’s the sperm that determines the sex, and truly, Marc loves his girls as much as his boy. But there’s something magical about his relationship …

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