Tag Archives: parenting

  1. What it’s Like, Part Four: Having a Girl and a Boy

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    August 22, 2013 by Julia

    So what’s it like to have one girl and one boy? In a word: awesome. I love, love, love it. …
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  2. What It’s Like, Part Three: Having a Second Child

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    August 15, 2013 by Julia

    When I got pregnant for the second time, we were surprised, ecstatic, and anxious all over again. We were almost …
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  3. They Have it So Good

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    June 20, 2013 by Julia

    I’ve gradually taken note of a new offshoot of gratitude these past few weeks. Rather than reminding myself of how …
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  4. The Labels We Put On Our Kids

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    May 25, 2013 by Julia

    We had a rough outing with friends on Thursday, one of those bumpy rides where your stress level passes “high” …
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  5. Three Moments in Parenting

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    April 29, 2013 by Julia

    1. Fiona is about 2 ½, and still in her running-away-at-full-speed-in-public-places phase. So I’m not surprised when she runs out …
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  6. Tonight I Was Lying on the Kitchen Floor

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    April 15, 2013 by Julia

    Tonight I was lying on the kitchen floor, curled downward into a turtle-like ball, when Dennis got home. The kids …
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  7. More Waking Hours With Than Not

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    March 14, 2013 by Julia

    So, Fiona goes to kindergarten in the fall. This is huge, for me and for her. When she was just …
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