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Being Present in the Dark

The room is dark and my eyelids flutter. My baby, who is in my arms, squirms and calls out, shrieking, then whimpering. I startle awake and gaze down at him, taking in his round cheeksĀ and elfin nose. His eyes are … Continue reading

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Teething Bites

The scourge of teething has darkened our door once again. And if that sounds overdramatic, let me assure you that it is not at all. Sprout started teething quite early, around five months. He showed all of the classical signs: … Continue reading

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