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Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 26

Julianna Ruth

At age seven, she’s tall for her age, and so heartbreakingly beautiful that sometimes I just pause and stare at her for a while.  She’s got huge brown eyes, perfect skin, and hair that she’s adamant she won’t ever, ever get cut. She’s above grade level in every single subject.  Except for music, oddly enough. …

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Apr 20

April vacation confessions

So we’re doing April vacation this week.   This is kind of a weird week for me.  Jessie was home sick all last week with a virus that wrapped up with a sinus infection.  So she’s spending most of the week in various states of agony, trying to figure out math, and prepping for her …

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Apr 08

First Passover Seder

Progress is measured in small steps.  I’ve said that over and over again this past year, mainly to console myself when the steps are so small, and the journey back to where he was seems so long.  But every now and again, he suddenly takes a leap forward, and it’s such a shock. Every year, …

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Apr 07

Just like having another baby

It’s no secret that I wanted more children.  Not enough to go off birth control and get pregnant, at least not yet.  And at 43, the likelihood that it’s going to happen now is limited.  With Jessie going into high school, Julianna moving into second grade, and homeschooling Sam with his vision issues… I don’t …

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Apr 04

April Updates

I haven’t been blogging much of late.  No real reason, sometimes I just drift away from blogging and then wander my way back. Marc is doing well at his new job.  It isn’t new anymore now, he’s been at it since January.  It’s starting to feel normal. He’s not home much at all during the …

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