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Jealousy, It’s Crawling All Over You

June 12, 2013

My mom used to sing a song to me as a child every time I got jealous. It started, “Jealousy, it’s crawling all over you. There goes your eyeballs…” I’m jealous of my husband and his connection to our three year old. Sometimes I feel like a third wheel (I know it is normal; I Googled it). […]

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In His Special Bed

July 22, 2009

My two and a half year old son Cavanaugh is asleep in my childhood room, the room I slept in throughout high school, weekends home from college, and which my mom still calls mine though I haven’t lived here in 21 years. Tonight is the second night my son has ever slept in a bed […]

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Move over: making room for 1 more in the bed (Part 3 of a series on preparing for baby #2)

June 14, 2009

This is the third post in a series on preparing for a second baby. If you haven’t read it already, check out the first part What on Earth Were We Thinking? and the second part To tandem or not to tandem. …there were four in a bed and the little one said “roll over, roll […]

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