Reflections on Year Two of Motherhood

September 7, 2011

Yesterday my little man turned two. I find myself at a loss for words, at least compared to last year. So much of what I wrote then remains true that I feel like I could just copy and paste segments from that over here and still be true to the experience of this year. But […]

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Sampson knew about the power of hair

March 23, 2011

What is it about cutting their hair that stings the heart so much? I know it was time–the curls on top were long and unruly, and he loves to mash his food in his hair to create the perfect crispy birds nest of tangles. It was too hard to comb, and could never be tamed. […]

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Learning to use a spoon

March 18, 2011

  I feel like he’s got the wrong idea…

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Saying goodbye to nursing

January 11, 2011

Today we I we began the process of weaning Jackson of the last of his nursing sessions. It’s been brewing for a while, this beginning of the end. When Jackson turned one, I weaned him down to just two nursing sessions a day–one in the morning when he first woke up, and one at night […]

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Jackson’s worried

November 13, 2010

Jackson is very concerned about how much of a downer things have been around here. He’s flat out worried. Now, he’ll admit that there’s a time and place for introspection and that a blog is as good a place as any to work through your feelings, but uhhhhh…. Maybe so many downer posts in a […]

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