Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Best Thing About Being a Mom . . . Just One?

The other day, a friend asked me what the best thing about being a mom was.  When I tried to answer, I came up with one joy, one surprise after another, each more fun than the last.  And I realized … Continue reading

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Precious Little Hands

These hands are precious little hands.     Sometimes I wonder what they’ll be used to do—throw a basketball into a hoop, hold open a book (to read, not chew on), stir a pot of simmering soup.  I pray they … Continue reading

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With a Little (Okay, a Lot of) Help from Our Friends

As we rang in 2011, John and I held Jacob in our arms in our cozy Brooklyn apartment, counting down the final seconds of 2010 with the crowds we watched gathered in the heart of New York City. Although we … Continue reading

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