Dear Little Boy

My dear little boy   I sit here watching you sleep, Thinking of all the memories I would like to keep. <> You’re growing up way too fast And I cannot help but wonder If there’s a way to make it last. <> These little years: Measured in messy moments Barrels of laughter And plenty […]

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The Watermelon Story

I woke up at 3 am to the sound of my toddler screaming, “Watermelon, watermelon”. At first, I thought maybe he was just having a bad dream; but a few minutes later, he was semi-awake and pretty insistent. He wanted watermelon. Of course, we did not have watermelon in the house. I had a feeling […]

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Keep Calm and Pray

I’m starting to think all humans have a natural tendency to lose ‘it’. Including anything from our “cool”, to our “marbles”.  And I find it fascinating that even two-year-olds across the globe instinctively know how to throw temper tantrums. Perhaps we have learned over the years that falling face down on the floor and pounding […]

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Dear Friend Far Away

Dear Friend We have not heard from each other in a while. To be honest, if it wasn’t for Facebook reminders, I probably would not even have remembered your birthday. It has never been so easy to lose track of dates and time. I get lost in all that needs to be done and fail […]

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Dear Mommy-to-Be

First of all, congratulations! And welcome to the tribe. Regardless whether this is your first pregnancy, or your fourth, your life is about to change in ways you could have never imagined. Depending on your personality and circumstances, this change can be completely overwhelming, scary, and/or incredibly exciting. I’m just over three months pregnant with […]

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