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The Beginning of the End

I am pregnant with my first child. How’s that for a beginning? As the baby grows (and with it my belly) and moves (it’s a squirmy little thing), I can’t help being consumed with the thought that I am going to be a mom. It’s something I’ve always wanted, but now that we’re down to …

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My Baby is a Monster

About a week or two after finding out that I’m going to have a baby, I had these dreams…. There were four of them, and they were the most vivid dreams I have ever had. Only one of them did not involve babies. That one was awful. I’m surprised I didn’t wake up screaming, because …

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birthday gifts

Today is my mom’s birthday. It’s a milestone birthday, but I can’t say which because she doesn’t like it when I tell people how old she is. Let’s just say it’s a significant milestone birthday. I’m a terrible daughter. I didn’t get her anything. I didn’t even send her a card. I’m going to call …

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