Monthly Archives: February 2015

Mom Get Bent

Once upon a time, about 4 years ago, I finally tried yoga. I had been intrigued by it since high school because of my natural flexibility and my years in gymnastics. In pretty close succession, three people told me about … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

Today is February 27th, which means two years ago was Wallace’s estimated due date. I have been really thinky in general and all of these emotions about moving and school are contributing to my sentimental mood. I read this old … Continue reading

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What’s Your Name?

I have been trying to get Wallace to answer this question since he started saying “Weh-wuss” a couple weeks ago. I just asked him “what’s your name?” and he looked up at me with this sweet smile and said “dubbayew!” … Continue reading

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I am pretty excited about the prospect of moving to Portland in a year. I have had my eye on the area since high school. I think I will love it. The downsides are not knowing anyone and being far … Continue reading

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This might be stupid of me, but I agreed to work some afternoons for my former friend/boss. The one I moved back here in order to work for until she cut my hours, talked about me behind my back, and … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Pet Peeves

This felt like a good one for MicroBlog Monday since it will limit the amount of complaining. So here are 5 things that currently irritate and annoy me. 1) People telling me I have a monkey/baby/person on my back while … Continue reading

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Uh Dubbayew

Proud Momma moment! He reached into a bag of letters and pulled out a W. He exclaimed “uh dubbayew!” I haven’t really worked on letters with him so this is really exciting. What do I do now to help foster … Continue reading

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In One Month We will be packing up and moving back to Michigan. I will enroll in a couple summer classes at the community college. I will be working one day a week for the family I used to work … Continue reading

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Dear God, it has started already! At just 23 months, this child of mine has started asking why. Insessently and in a super sweet voice. I don’t really even think he knows what it means. I think he picked it … Continue reading

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