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Great expectations.

Henry nursed for the last time on a Saturday morning several weeks ago, shortly after turning one. Nursing was not something I joyfully anticipated while pregnant. I wasn’t enamored with the bonding it offered, wasn’t looking forward to someone needing … Continue reading

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Memory-making, photo-taking, and artifact-creating.

I have always loved printed photos, loved that thrill of anticipation when a packet came in the mail full of blurry photos from the disposable camera I took to summer camp, each almost identical and infinitely precious. My family loves … Continue reading

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Taking stock.

Making : Our 2016 photo album, and to have it finished before the end of 2017 feels like quite the accomplishment. Cooking : BLT’s…. which maybe doesn’t count, and actually James always makes those, so it definitely doesn’t count. Drinking … Continue reading

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Some things.

Somehow it is only Thursday, but as I am thoroughly convinced that it should be Friday, I’m tossing up a bunch of links for your weekend reading. James had a crazy work week, Henry got a nasty cold on top … Continue reading

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The stuff of summer.

The very best season is upon us. I love summer more and more every year, and having Henry has only made that love increase tenfold. Since the key to sanity with an active baby in a tiny apartment is being … Continue reading

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One last Charlottesville visit.

We have been heading south to Charlottesville a couple times a year almost the entire time I have lived in DC. My older brother is working on a PhD at UVA. It is a great getaway from DC that has … Continue reading

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The work of motherhood: Susannah.

Our final poster in this look at working motherhood is one of my oldest friends. Susannah and I have been friends since elementary school, and I couldn’t have been happier when we both ended up moving from Kentucky to DC … Continue reading

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