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Today, He’s Ten

I don’t know how we got here. To double-digits, just like that. I blinked, and my curly-haired, sweet-faced, wide-eyed boy suddenly is ten. I scoured …

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My Thirty Year Old Gift

I knew the bowling balls were stored away in a box somewhere, I just didn’t exactly remember where we’d put them when we redid the …

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Childhood Chore Memories

“Mommy? Are you doing dishes?!” She calls to me from another room. “WAIT!” She barrels into the room, hopped up on corn bread from dinner, …

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And Then She Said “Mama”

Baby V finally said it! I’ve endured “Dada” for months, and “Nana” and “Tata” and “Gaga” but never “Mama.” And there we were, just finishing …

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