My Beautiful Boy,
Eleven years ago, a baby was born and a mother was made; eleven years ago, both of our lives took a dramatic turn. From that day on, there would be nothing more important to me than your happiness, security and development.
You were very literally cut out of me. Yet despite
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My Dearest Baby Boy,
Today marks your 6th birthday! Which means that I have loved you, fiercely, for over six years.
This summer we went to Dominican Republic where you were able to demonstrate your new swimming skills in our private 8ft deep pool. You were extremely happy and excited to jump right in
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My Dear, Dear, Dear Baby Boy,
It seems we need to have … a little talk. You’re 5 now – almost 6! – and you’re at an age where you’re as hysterical as you are insolent. You seem to be questioning me ALL! the time. I believe the book calls this, “testing” me? …
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Dear Baby Boy,
Today you stood next to me and your head was up to my boob! It occurred to me just how much time has passed since your head was directly under my boob, while you grew in my tummy (actually, my uterus — but you’ll learn all about THAT one day from
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Aidyn: (walking into kitchen) Mommy, can we get a big brother and a baby brother and baby sister?
Me: (staring blankly at my wee one) Where do we get all that?
Aidyn: Maybe we can get a baby brother and baby sister and then find a store that has big brothers …
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I’ve been a Mom now for a little over 5 yrs and something just occurred to me this morning! I never got a “Welcome Kit”!!
When I got a new tv — it came w/ a “welcome kit” that included a manual, remote, even free batteries!
My new Mac? — WELCOME KIT!!
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My Dearest Baby Sister,
When ModCloth.com asked who I am most thankful for as part of their Thanksgiving Thank-a-Thon Blog Contest — my first instinct was to write about our mother. It’s probably most people’s first instinct … I decided, instead, to write about someone else just as valuable but who’s efforts and help
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This past weekend …
A: Mommy … Julian said ‘stupid’. That’s a bad word right?
M: Yes, Baby. It’s a bad word …
(silence while some deep baby pondering takes place)
A: What about “what the fuck” …
M: YES! That’s definitely a bad word where did you hear that!
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Today’s very late Wordle is dedicated to the last few weeks! I’ve been so overwhelmed with daily stuff, that I haven’t even had time to thank everyone for their latest set of comments!
The words making up this Wordle all have something to
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