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Ever since the stick turned pink, I’ve patiently waited to feel like a Mom. It will happen when the baby kicks. It didn’t happen then.  It felt like I was a host in a sci-fi situation.  But really, it felt like I was playing pretend.  So I waited and told myself: It will happen… when […]

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Moms know this fact more than any other human: time moves faster when you change your title to those three little letters.  Sure there are days that seem to last forever, but for the most part you constantly ask yourself, “How did one year go by so quickly?”  or “How did he start Kindergarten?  Wasn’t […]

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I told Mark the other day I need a big Black & White photo of Becks for the front room.  I could go through my photos because I’m sure I have something. Anything.  I know I do.  But I’m pretty happy being lazy for as long as possible.  It’s easier to create something new than […]

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Disclaimer: I can’t call my friend Kimmi, Kim.  I really can’t.  I never will.  I’ve tried, but it sounds foriegn or like I’m a kid playing dress-up.  Seeing her name typed “Kim” is odd.  Even in my phone, it comes up “Kimmi”.  Forgive me. The last time I was at Kimmi’s parents’ house might have […]

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I love watching kids fumble with scissors, seeing the paint on their clothes, glitter stuck to their cheeks, and their focus with a paint brush.  My kids like most kids their ages, love to draw and color.  As I type this post, they’re in the kitchen coloring pictures for each other.  Rain has washed away […]

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