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FLASHBACK: Manipulation, toddler style

Every once in a while I look through my past writing and dust off something from the vault. This piece was originally written in April, 2007, a month after Ethan turned two. In four days he will turn five (I won’t even start right now on how freaked out I am about that), and is […]

FLASHBACK: A Lazy Sunday

Every once in a while I look through my past writing and dust off something from the vault. This piece was originally written in August, 2008, a few months after Ethan turned three. We did practically nothing all day, and it was bliss (though the pile of dishes in my kitchen still sits, accusing me […]

FLASHBACK: Oh sleep, you have escaped me!

Every once in a while I look through my past writing and dust off something from the vault. This piece was originally written in April, 2008, about a month after Ethan turned three. Saturday morning, 7am. I awake to the sound of rapid little footsteps headed toward my side of the bed. I jam my […]