Monthly Archives: August 2014


When Stephen started preschool, he got rave reviews from the teachers, much to my surprise.  He was thick in his terrible tantrums phase, to the extent that I kept the windows shut for fear the neighbors would call the police … Continue reading

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Uncoordinated Kissing

Reid and Will have learned how to kiss.  One of them will get a gleam in his eye, then lean forward, mouth wide open, eyes serious, and put his open mouth on my lips.  Recently, they’ve decided to try kissing … Continue reading

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Second Grade

Stephen started second grade today.  While we were waiting at the bus stop, he looked like this: When I got home from work, I was eager to hear about his first day at his new school. “Stephen, how was your … Continue reading

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I HATE moving.  HATE it.  Starting with my first move at 2 1/2 years old which precipitated a months-long stutter.  I enjoyed many unique childhood experiences as a military brat, for which I am grateful, but I was nonetheless thrilled when … Continue reading

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