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8:27 a.m.: A Salute to Our Newest Three-Year-Old

Dear Gabbie, Dude…you’re three!  Go ahead–we’ll give you a minute to figure out how to show people on your fingers.*  You can even start over, as you requested yesterday.  We’ll wait. What will  not, and did not, wait, though, was 8:27 a.m. this morning, at which point you officially turned the three.  In keeping with(…)

Reasons We’re not Having More Kids

It happens sometimes, out of nowhere.  Like the other day, Gabbie’s daycare was closed, so I had her home with me for the day.  We walked Maddie to school, and before she went into the building, Maddie stopped and gave her sister a hug and kiss.  “Bye-bye, Gabbie.  You can’t come in with me, but(…)