Category Archives: Parenting

What we’re worrying about TODAY.

So. The babies sleep with a little lamp on next to their beds. It has a really low-wattage bulb in it, and we have a dimmer attached so we can make it really, really, dim, but it’s enough light for us to come in and check on them and you can pretty much make out […]

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Twins unleashed.

Let no man tether His own body to his dream His dream to someone else Oh no, oh no — Elvis Costello I used to be one of them. One of the naysayers, one of the tongue cluckers, one of the enlightened few who couldn’t believe that a man’s sloth could extend to how he […]

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Babies on a bookshelf.

This is the babies’ favorite new hangout. They can scramble up and down on this bookcase with the greatest of ease. They did it while we were Skyping with my parents and my Mom threatened to hang up on me. My friend Shannon left after they had climbed up one too many times for her […]

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The parents curse.

When you find out that you’re going to be a parent, visions of the mom or dad that you’re going to be form in your mind. All of the screwing around you’ve done up until that point in your life? It’s in the past. You’ll eat right. You’ll figure out your finances. You’ll learn about […]

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What I learned in a year.

Justin and I have been doing this thing lately where we say, “Remember this time last year? The blizzard had just hit and I got to stay home two days,” (from Justin) or “Remember this time last year? I was miserable and had lost my mind,” (from me).  It’s so hard to believe that just […]

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