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A Day at the Beach

Today I took my son to the beach. To the outside observer, I’m sure that sentence seems as normal as anything. But I’m not sure I can tell you how happy it made me to type those words. For a number of reasons. First, and most simply, the Oregon coast […]

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A Year of Montessori Learning: May

For whatever reason, I’ve been struggling a bit with this stage. I really mourned the passing of Emmett’s babyhood and while I’m still working through that, I’ve realized this last week that I actually feel a little afraid of having a toddler. Not because toddlers are scary or anything (maybe they are?), […]

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Not Right Now

I’ve always wanted to write. From the early days of staying up all night reading Nancy Drew or Little House on the Prairie by flashlight under my sheets, to the first few months of college when I changed my major to English after just one political science class. I think deep down […]