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TO MY TWINS, ON OUR 913th DAY OF NURSING

Dear Jeremiah and Avani, Today is our 913th and last day of nursing. You are two and a half years old today, and today will be the very last time that you have “momo.” We started nursing a few weeks after you were born, in the neonatal intensive care unit, before you even knew how […]

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SAYING GOODBYE TO THE FAMILY DOG

We are sad he’s gone, but we have a lot to be grateful for. Not only were we able to cancel the dreaded appointment to put him down on Christmas Eve, he rallied and acted like himself for three bonus days. He played outside with the kids, he raised his eyebrow at us with his signature […]

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“Be the Change you wish to see in the World”

Wasting time on Facebook, one of my favorite things to do when I am procrastinating.  As I was mindlessly looking through my feed I glanced up where it shows “birthdays” and saw  “Ann 48 years old today.”  But this wasn’t just another friend having another birthday.  This sweet friend was celebrating her first birthday in […]

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Reading to my Daughter

where is grandpa?

Death is not an easy subject.   I have always found funerals the most uncomfortable thing in the world and feel so awkward not knowing just the right words to say.  I want to comfort those who have lost a loved one, but I always fumble when it is my turn to give my condolences.  I […]

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