Tag Archives: siblings

Day after day after day

When people ask me if my kids get along, I feel like there’s no simple way to answer that question. They love each other fiercely, are each other’s funniest comedian, crave each other’s company, but are also each other’s main … Continue reading

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To the market

Never turn your back to the ocean, my dad told me when I was about J’s age.  He also taught me that sometimes, getting crunched by a wave is inevitable and that there are ways to reduce the pain—letting go, … Continue reading

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Growing down

The other day I found my shoe hanging from the door (see picture below), which made me laugh out loud because it had been one of those days—the kind where you jam a toe on the baby gate so hard … Continue reading

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All that needed to be said

When we told J he was going to be a big brother, it was dusk at the beach and the little guy sat in my lap staring at the ocean, a tiny flicker in his eyes, the rest of his … Continue reading

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