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New Adventure!

This morning, we brought our almost three-and-a-half-year-old to preschool. Overall, it went very well, but I must admit to feeling a touch of sadness (as does her dad). Iris’ expression here is reflective of not only the early (to us) … Continue reading

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Iris Reilly Mitchell

We had a baby. Iris Reilly Mitchell was born on March 17, 2012 at 2:11pm. It was a Saturday, about 80 degrees, and I’m told that flowers were blooming and people were celebrating in the streets. Maaaaaaybe that’s because it … Continue reading


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10 Days Early

I saw my mom last night, and the first thing she said to me was that if our baby comes as early as I did, she’ll be born tomorrow. O.M.G. Granted, we technically have two due dates – March 15 … Continue reading


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Age: In Mom Years

Yesterday I hung out with two friends, both of whom have daughters around the age of nine. While we chatted, the girls played downstairs, ventured out into the snow and watched cute puppy videos on YouTube. After about an hour, … Continue reading


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