Category Archives: Personal

This morning, my oldest son turned to me, as we are rushing off to school, and said: “Mom…whenever you are in a bad mood or sad, all you have to do is look at Mia…she just makes a person smile.” Yes, I almost melted. Right there. A big puddle of love. I was going to […]

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When I was little, I used to love looking through the baby book my mom had kept for me.  She had documented my weight, my experiences, my teething…she had pictures of me learning to walk, or just sleeping on my favorite blanket.  I remember looking through my baby book in the same order every time, […]

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My oldest has always had an element of competition in him.  I remember when he was 3, we enrolled him in a swimming class at the YMCA, and about two weeks into the class, the teacher asked the kids to swim, two by two, the length of the pool.  This wasn’t an easy task since […]

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I remember so vividly, as a child, eating dinner at Pizza Hut with my family.  I remember having a great time, my older brother, my mom and dad.  I was maybe 10 (so my younger brother wasnt born yet).  We were enjoying each others company, when I reached for another piece of pizza and accidentally […]

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Before I had kids, I thought I understood the passage of time.  I would often hear phrases like “where did the time go?” or “at the blink of an eye, they will be grown”. I would hear it, and nod my head in agreement, as if I had a clue as to the concept of […]

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