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things to watch, read, and listen to.

Because I’m a sucker for a good recommendation.   *** SHOWS TO BINGE-WATCH 1. The Newsroom. You know when you binge watch a TV show and then it’s over and you want to cry a little bit? That’s how I … Continue reading

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happy birthday, everett!

Everett, I cannot even imagine my life without you. This is the year you learned to share me with your brother, and you did so willingly, sweetly, generously. I continue to be amazed by your ability to adapt, to change, to … Continue reading

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the second baby.

For Carson. I’m sitting in bed while you lay next to me, blowing bubbles and giggling at yourself. Occasionally I stop typing to make a funny face at you, and you laugh hysterically. You think I am hilarious, and it … Continue reading

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a love letter to my new babysitter.

Dear babysitter*, Do you know how long we’ve been waiting for you? My sister wife and I have been on a quest to find The Perfect Babysitter for what feels like forever. We’ve been trying to figure out this work/life balance … Continue reading

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what i really want for my birthday this year.

It’s kind of the cliche thing to say when you’re a mom. We joke about wanting to be alone, eat alone, pee alone, stroll the aisles of Target alone. Sometimes when Brett comes home at the end of a long … Continue reading

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