Category Archives: Letters to Jack

Letters to Jack: 4 years, 2 months

Hey there, sweet thing, It’s a few days before New Year’s, mostly quiet in the house. We just finished reading two books — Thanks from the Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Cars’ Tractor Trouble — in your new big-kid bed. We … Continue reading

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Letters to Jack: Almost 4

Dearest Jackers, Wow — it’s really been a while since I last wrote you a letter. More than three months! I’m sorry, buddy. The delay was due to a combination of factors: we’re a busy family, the obvious fact that … Continue reading

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Letters to Jack: 3.5 Years

My dear, sweet boy, I don’t know why, but you are so incredibly scrumptious right now. Getting you dressed for bed tonight, I couldn’t stop giving you all the kisses and nuzzles, hugs and tickles. I’m a little obsessed with … Continue reading

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Letters to Jack: 3 1/3 years

Hey there, Jackers, It’s funny what people will do to keep their sanity. On the 25-minute drive down to Ashleigh’s yesterday, you said “mom” 43 times. How do I know? Because keeping a tally in my head was the only … Continue reading

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Letters to Jack: 3 Years, 2 Months

My dear boy, Oh my. What a past few months! It’s been a time of change for our family — filled with some rough times, but also sweet family fun, exciting transitions and 3-year-old towhead who is trying his darndest … Continue reading

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Letters to Jack: On Turning Three

My dear boy, I apologize for writing this letter a few days late. October has been the busiest month for our family in recent memory — Dad has been traveling, I’ve begun editing the parent newsletter for Charlie’s school, and … Continue reading

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Letters to Jack: Nearing 3

My dear, sweet boy, I know you’ll hate me one day for starting my letter this way, but you just pooped in the potty! Yaaaaaaaaay!! Such are the milestones that parents pine for. I longingly imagine the day when there … Continue reading

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