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Tweet It’s been a rough cold and flu season at our house. Like so many other families (yours, perhaps?) we’ve been through the wringer. It seems like we’ve been hit with one cold after the next. Throw in Owen’s newly diagnosed seasonal allergies, a few ear infections, fever, pink eye and our recent bout with the […]

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The bucket swing is too small

by Lesley on April 2, 2015 · 4 comments

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Tweet Today I shoved her legs in the baby swing, because she insisted, and something about the whole operation didn’t feel quite right.  I’ve been trying to ignore the awkwardness of these seats for awhile but when I lifted her, so heavy and long, I finally acknowledged the obvious. “I think you’re too big for this swing […]

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Tweet It’s officially the first Monday of a New Year which means that people everywhere are attempting to be productive, stick to their resolutions and generally make a go at change. I *tried* to crawl out of bed for a 6:00am yoga class but failed miserably. Maybe tonight instead. Maybe. Last night we hiked to the […]

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Motherhood + Writing

by Lesley on December 16, 2014 · 0 comments

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Tweet I’m over on Emily C. Gardner’s site today talking about motherhood and writing. For any fellow creatives who struggle to make art in this busy season of child raising, I hope a peak at my life might help you feel less alone. Make sure you read many of the other posts in her motherhood […]

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Bruises, bullying and protection prayers

by Lesley on September 29, 2014 · 3 comments

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Tweet On Friday morning at breakfast I noticed a big, red raspberry on the inside of Anna’s arm, and for the first time since becoming her mama, I didn’t know when and how the injury occurred. While Anna seemed just fine that morning–not even a bandaid request!– the red and oozy sore just about broke […]

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