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My sweet child, Two years ago on this day, I finally saw your beautiful face for the very first time. It was surreal and wonderful all at the same time. When you were born, you didn’t cry. People say that babies should always cry when they’re born; that’s how you know they’re okay. But you […]

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My darling Henry, One year ago today, you were placed in my arms for the very first time. Many of those first moments—honestly, those first weeks—are a blur now, but I’ll never forget seeing you for the very first time and feeling your tiny little body curl up against mine. It was surreal. You. … […]

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Sweet Henry, I remember as a child having a fascination with time. It confounded me how it moved slowly and quickly at various times or even occasionally at the same time. (How could it simultaneously move fast and slow?!) I learned that, rationally speaking, the secondhand moves the same speed. Over and over and over. […]

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Oh my sweet boy, How many times this past month have I hugged you tight and memorized your wild giggles and squishy cheeks? So many. So many times. I feel like each month we settle into our new normal more than the month before and I just can’t get enough of you. The other day […]

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