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Finding My Happy Place

Finding My Happy Place

“Are you happy mommy? Are you happy, happy?” This seems to be a constant question that recently has been coming out of my two-year-old daughter’s mouth. In the midst of chaos, sickness and craziness, and even on a random ordinary day, my daughter will suddenly ask me, “Are you happy?”  That one simple question has […]

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To My BeautifulThreenager

To My Beautiful Threenager

To My Beautiful Threenager, My gorgeous baby girl. I love you so much. You are so strong, beautiful and fierce. You are incredibly smart and funny. You make me laugh all day long and the curls in your hair are so beautiful they bring tears to my eyes. I know you are getting more and […]

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having a daughter

On Having a Daughter

The other day, I was on the phone with one of my oldest and closest friends. We were talking about whether or not to have kids. Quick background: I already have one. She’s 10 months old. It feels like I’ve been a parent forever. My friend, on the other hand, is still unsure about the whole child-rearing […]

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A Letter to my Daughter

Dearest Klarissa, Today the nation mourned the loss of 26 victims of a horrible tragedy on Friday, December 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary.  You are only one year old and so far from your school years, but I can’t help but imagine what those parents must be feeling. As I watched the news earlier this […]

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