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Category: Motherhood

Tourists At Home

4 days ago

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Photo: The boys thought that the Capitol Building was the White House. We had to explain many times that it’s not. They also thought that the Washington Monument is where George Washington lives. We had to explain that one a couple times, too. “But so, he’s here, right? With Alexander Hamilton?” Major asked. Oh Lordy,…

More Than Just Camp

2 weeks ago

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Photo: I’m getting back to knitting in the round, which isn’t one of my strongest skills. My sister complains a lot about chilly fingers while typing in air-conditioned Texas spaces (or in the winter, which I guess happens ever-so-briefly down there), so I’m knitting her these fingerless mitts! If you’re curious about the pattern, it…

Liberation!

1 month ago

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Photo: A little fuzzy, a little smelly, a little dirty… but totally and fully free! That’s the smile of a boy who has his primary arm back! Woo hoo!   I cannot properly express to you the supreme, yet simple, joy of standing next to Minor at the kitchen sink and watching him wash his…