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New parents...yes us.

‘There is a human in our home’…’and he is ours’…’and we have to raise him’…’and I have no idea what I’m doing’… This may have been some of my thoughts I had a few months ago for at least the first three months of our son’s life. 402 more words

Family Parenthood

Being induced tomorrow.

And I feel like the most terrible mother in the world.

I’m sure it’s just hormones and silliness, but I feel like I am betraying my beautiful, smart, and completely unaware daughter. 340 more words

Family & Parenthood

Roughy risks overdoing it: Rama

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ADAM Ramanauskas has urged Hawthorn fans to temper their expectations of an early-season AFL return for Jarryd Roughead. 5,567 more words


I Am That Old

Back in 2004, I wrote a musing called “Not That Old,” when I received in the mail a card from AARP. At the time, I found it hilarious because 1) I was only 32 years old, 2) I’d only been married less than a year, 3) I had no kids, and 4) I’d only been working full-time in┬ámy career as a college┬áprofessor for less than two years. 635 more words


The Virtue of Crushing Routine

Long-time members of my readership know that I grew up in a Navy family. By the age of ten, I moved four times, crossing the Pacific Ocean and the continental United States three times, and attending four different elementary schools. 892 more words