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5 Big Life Lessons from My Tiny Newborn

As I write this, it is about three months since I gave birth to my first baby, Hudson. I feel that I am still emerging from what I like to call, “Babyland.” It’s a twilight zone where days and nights … Continue reading

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Why I (am trying to occasionally) wake early

In this rare season when my days are more flexible, and I can set my own schedule, I find myself sleeping in more than I’d like. I think my ideal sleep pattern would be bed at 11pm, waking up at … Continue reading

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Thankfulness abounds

It is Thanksgiving, and there is a chill in the air here in Belize. In fact, I even put on a sweatshirt today, and am reminded of the East Coast fall weather I so missed this year. I am feeling … Continue reading

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The Long Road to Belize

It has been two months since my husband and I packed up and stored most of our earthly belongings, gave as much as we could away, placed what was left into four suitcases, and flew to Belize, Central America. As … Continue reading

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Burdens and Blessings

In 3 weeks, my husband and I will be moving to Belize. I write these words, and they still don’t feel real. Even the goodbyes don’t feel completely real. Just today, we hugged my sister-in-law and our nephews “so long” … Continue reading

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Life in a Nursing Home

Within the first year and 3 months of our marriage, at 28 and 32, my husband and I moved into a nursing home. We had our own cozy room, ate all of our meals with the other residents, and made … Continue reading

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Musings on our backyard

I love our backyard. In the midst of a semi-busy city full of people and concrete, it feels like a refuge to me. In the front, it’s the loud chatter, the busy passing cars, the regular fighting and yelling, and … Continue reading

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