Category Archives: love

on splinters, tonsils, ear tubes, and trust.

“Mommy, I got some-fin in my foot!” It was five minutes till bedtime, not like I was keeping track. (Okay, let’s be honest: I am always keeping track). His dirty blonde hair was still wet from the bath, and a … Continue reading

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all the things.

It happens every year in December. The hustle and bustle. The Christmas cards, the parties, the cookies, the gifts, the menus to plan, the places to go, the people to see. On top of normal December chaos, I am up to … Continue reading

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happy birthday, Carson!

In keeping with the “second baby” cliche, I am one whole month late on blogging anything for Carson’s birthday. We had a sweet, small party, complete with Chipotle and margaritas and no less than 100 tears shed from the birthday … Continue reading

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to my baby boy on his first day of preschool.

Dear Everett, We made it. We did it. You and I, buddy. We survived 3.5 years at home together, and that was no small feat. By my calculations that’s something like 8,491 diapers changed and 1,542 goldfish crackers consumed, 981 times … Continue reading

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remember us.

On Saturday night we met my friend Lee at the river preserve for our annual family photos. We wrangled the kids, stashed the car with m&m bribes and emergency extra clothes, and hoped for the best. Being a photographer myself, I … Continue reading

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