April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

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What I learned from the Whole30

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During the summer of 2010, my friend Robin introduced me to a way of eating called “paleo.” I had never heard of it, but she explained that following the paleo diet, in very simple terms, means eating like a caveman. (Paleo is short for paleolithic, as in the Paleolithic Era.) So to eat paleo – […]

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Shopping is hard

A few Saturday mornings ago, I told my husband that I needed to go to the mall to return a few things I had bought the kids online because they didn’t fit. Later while I was trying to get the 2-year-old down for a nap, and Mike was getting ready to leave for work, he […]

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The lost toys

Lost toys

For Cecilia’s first Christmas, I bought her a wooden, ring stacker. All of the rings are different colors, and there is a red ball that sits at the top. It reminds me of a Rudolph nose because it has a hole in it where it connects with the wooden base. What I mean is – there […]

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Gifts, giddiness and gratefulness

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If you haven’t read my previous blog about birthday party craziness, it would be helpful to do so before you dive into this post. I left off with the transition from the cake-cutting chaos to the gift opening. My feelings about gift opening, though, start with my uneasiness about gifts in general. I’m sure most […]

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