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Better Late Than Never

Dear Katherine, Today, you are a two year old. You were born into tumultuous times, my little darling, and I hope I can protect you from them. Last year, a series of civil revolutions and rebellions broke out in the Middle-East. They’re calling it the Arab Spring, I wonder if you’ll read about it in […]

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Too Much

After Ballet class we usually walk to Starbucks. I have a coffee, the girls have a water and their favorite little Vanilla scones. Except, the FIRST day of ballet class, they had a hot chocolate. Celebratory hot chocolate. Katie was doing pretty well getting the hot chocolate into her mouth, and I was helping her. […]

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Eaters, Of A Certain Variety

A few weekends ago, I decided to make fried chicken, the way my momma didn’t taught me. I thought it would be a nice compliment to mashed potatoes and creamed spinach, and I thought the girls might actually eat it. Did I mention that I’ve been stockpiling Chik-Fil-A sauce? Cooking with the girls is tricky, […]

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Ballet

The talk all night had been Abigail’s first Ballet class, which would occur at 10am. We woke up, as we always do, before seven in the morning. I made coffee, the way a robot on an assembly line makes a car, and shortly thereafter made pancakes (scratch), eggs (scratch (I know, so fancy)) and sausage […]

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Parenting Quotes, 5

Bedtime: “Daddy, what do you want to dream about?” “I want to dream about you and your sister.” “Do you want to dream about us jumping rope?” “Yeah. That sounds perfect.” “Okay. Goodnight daddy.”

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