Category Archives: baby

Five Minute Friday: Future

Tonight as I rocked my daughter to sleep, tears stung my cheeks as I thought of the night, exactly one year ago as she was placed on my bare chest.  She was warm, but clammy as she nestled in my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Visit

As I contemplate our move to North Carolina, I think about the friendships I’ve made here in Connecticut.  My two closest friends here have developed over multiple visits with each other.  As a new mother, these visits helped me feel … Continue reading

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Fear and Strangers

Often, we don’t know we are in a dark cloud until we come out of it and are able to look back.  Fifteen years ago, I was on Accutaine for my cystic acne.  It was the only thing that cleared … Continue reading

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Critical Times

Last month, when I brought my two-month-old baby girl to her doctor’s appointment, I knew she was going to have a few shots to kick-start her immunizations. Thankfully, my sister Erin was in town so she was able to come … Continue reading

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Perspective

A few weeks ago, I walked down to the beach at the end of our neighborhood with my baby girl strapped to me in the baby carrier.  As I crossed the road near the pool, an elderly lady with a … Continue reading

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Marriage and Declarations of Independence

Just over two years ago, I said “Yes” to my husband Mike as he was down on one knee at the Red Rocks amphitheater in Golden, Colorado.   At that time, Mike was finishing his fourth year fellowship in Minneapolis, I … Continue reading

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Tweener Phase

Patience is a fruit that is still very green on my branches.  I’m in what I call a “tweener phase,” since any instance of tweens is awkward.  As a middle-school aged tween, I was completely awkward with braces, sported a … Continue reading

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