Tag Archives: parenthood

Think Of The Children/This Post Is A Real Downer

I know some women are transformed in motherhood. They feel the difference in pregnancy, in birth, in caring for a newborn. I didn’t. I don’t. I don’t doubt that motherhood will change me, immeasurably, I hope for the better. I … Continue reading

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The Best Part Of My Day

Let me tell you about the best parts of my day. There are two of them and they are the same, almost every day. The first is in the morning. I wake up to the sound of Dylan squawking and … Continue reading

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Hanging out with a small baby all day means I have a lot of time to think about the Business of Being a Mom. I’ve started and stopped over a dozen posts, most of them in my head, because I … Continue reading

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What’s Best For My Family

This is the post I meant to write when I wrote about animal people. This post is about people who say “I have to do what’s best for my family.” And how I think they’re¬†selfish. Here’s what I don’t like … Continue reading

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What It Takes (A Father’s Day Post)

One of my favorite things about reading my sister’s blog is getting her take on our shared past. A few months ago she wrote a beautiful post about family and rivers and dreams so big you almost can’t do anything … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Stories

I promise not to post pictures of my cute dog because this isn’t that kind of blog, but I will tell you this story in hopes of eliciting the sympathy of the childless. While walking my cute dog down the … Continue reading

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