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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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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