Pride

There are many different kinds of pride. There is pride in one’s own accomplishments. There is pride in one’s children. And then there is the pride one feels at being acknowledged for their accomplishments by the one person whose opinion means more than anyone else’s. Thank you for saying, “I’m proud of you for sticking […]

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The Child Divided

Today is the day that Todd and I get up in the morning, and barely speak to one another.See, Todd married a Georgia Bulldog fan; and I married an Auburn Tiger. After we have our coffee, we move on to pointed barbs, and disparaging one another’s states of origin. I might mention something about Auburn […]

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Boobs, Boobs, Boobs, Annie’s Boobs

Boy, I feel like all i do is talk about my boobs lately. . . . I saw the lactation consultant this morning. Breastfeeding has been going moderately well. (Matilda is eating tons and gaining weight.) Unfortunately, the nipple soreness is not getting much better. I waited four weeks to see the LC, because a) […]

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Sweetie, I Love You. No Ifs, Ands, or Buts . . . .

We had decided earlier in the week that Todd and Rollie would leave Thursday evening and go down to visit his parents in Auburn. (Well, actually, they now live 20 minutes outside of Auburn in Dadeville, on Lake Martin.) Todd suggested that this might give me a break, since I would only be taking care […]

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Adventures with Rollie

Okay, Rollie. I admit it: It is really fun to play stuffed-animal-hair-salon while drying my own hair. The Hippo really needed a blowout – He was looking kind of frizzy. And I especially love it when you look on like the proud parent and then smile appreciatively when I finish styling one of them and […]

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Halloween in the Hood

This was the first year that Rollie was able to really walk from door to door for Halloween, so we decided to take him around the subdivision for some trick or treating. We had him all dressed up in his Batman outfit, sans mask, which he refused to keep on. I managed to get the […]

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