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I Just Blinked

Time seems to pass in the blink of an eye. I listened to an interview with Barry Gibb the other day — the handsome Gibb brother from the BeeGees. Yes, I know, some of you have probably never heard of the BeeGees. He sounded old, which made me feel old, and I wondered where the […]

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Meet Emily

My name means “industrious, striving.” I’m good with the first part; it’s the latter that I’m rethinking. For as long as I can remember my Mom has said, “Go slow, Em”, which is fitting as I spent much of my life early on literally “running” from thing to thing. A few more credits here, a […]

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Meet Abby

I never wanted to have children. Most people don’t know this about me. I often call myself a hesitant mother. In 2006, I met Beth, my now-wife and she already had a one-year-old little boy. He was almost a deal breaker. I was 22 and didn’t think I could be selfless enough to parent. I […]

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Meet Meg :: Making “Mom” a Reality

I always wanted to be a mom. In the section of my senior yearbook where people publish memories and perceptions of you, one of the first about me reads, “Mom.” I became an aunt at age nine, pulled in a decent yearly babysitting salary beginning at age twelve, and decided I would make my career […]

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