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Letters to Jack: 4 Years, 7 Months

Hey there, peanut, It’s Memorial Day, so we’re all home together. A few hours after you woke up, I found myself imploring, “Universe, grant me the strength to get through this day.” By that point, you had thrown your stuffed … Continue reading

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Letters to Jack: 4 Years, 4 Months

Hey peanut, As a parent, there are times when you can’t get enough of your kids. They seem extra cute, extra cuddly, extra special. Luckily for us, we’re in this phase right now. This comes after a period in which … Continue reading

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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: On Turning 4

My dear Jack, I knew exactly what was going to happen, and that made it all the sweeter. Walking in the door at the end of the day, you and Charlie were in your usual spot– shoulder-to-shoulder on the couch, … 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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