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I’d viewed the phrase “sleeping like a baby” with suspicion long before we came into possession* of an actual baby. Now that we have one – who (luckily) sleeps in three and four hour stints – I’m growing even more curious about the phrase. Well, color me convinced. Today, we decided to spend an unseasonably […]

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I’m forty-six years old. Complete, overwhelming, humbling awe doesn’t happen to me very often. So the first seventeen days of our beloved baby’s life have been that much more astonishing, in that the earth has always seemed so solid beneath my feet. First, actually, it was Rachel who amazed me, with such courage and stoicism […]

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Let’s say that you are snoozing on the carpet with your week-old child. And let’s say that your child wakes up and happens to mistake your prominent nose for a possible source of milk. You should: a) redirect the child’s attention to a pacifier or similarly appropriate alternative b) explain in gentle but firm language […]

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On June 19, at 12:59 in the afternoon, a fabulous miracle came into our life. Her name is Dalia. While it might seem natural to assume I have some bias in this area, I can state as a matter of categorical fact that she is the most charming, wonderful child ever in all of the […]

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I don’t have the skills for a photo-driven blog (that’d be my multi-talented wife) but today’s scene on the Potomac was too remarkable not to capture. I wasn’t the only one who felt this way — lots of people were pulling their cars over to record and Instagram the moment as rain turned the choppy […]

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This song came on Pandora while we were packing to leave: This is us on our honeymoon In our hotel room Sitting by the wishing well Checking out of the love motel Making plans for the sunshine state Waiting at the terminal gate You and me making history This is us Yeah, it’s hard to […]

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We were a little dubious when we saw that this last leg of our trip called for a 5 hour drive… The long last leg of a trip that has taken us down almost all of the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island… But the length of the journey was relieved by a few […]

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