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The clumsy days

toddler in arm cast

Beatrix lost her two front teeth at the beginning of the school year. She looked predictably adorable. Slowly, her self-proclaimed buck teeth are descending into place. She frequently provides progress reports: “My buck teeth are about half-way grown!” I look and realize she doesn’t understand how big they will be. Her half-way is reality’s 25%. […]

Breaking is Bad ~ Ollie’s Arm Story

baby with broken arm

I went from crying to laughing in less than five minutes.

Ollie and I had to stop by the store to pick up a few additions to our spaghetti dinner. We spent all day concentrating on his right arm. It broke on Monday night, but we didn’t know until Tuesday morning. That afternoon, I […]