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It Was Something To Be Missed

Our neighbors just had a baby. I can hear him downstairs crying like a cat mews – that frantic, breathless song. It brings me back to almost four years ago when Addie chirped and mewed, cooed and gurgled, clucked and purred. Oh how I miss those baby sounds. READ MORE

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    Karen Johnson

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    Sipping wine between folding towels and onesies at 9:00 at night.

    Squatting on a public bathroom floor with a baby on your hip as you hoist a toddler onto the toilet.

    Letting your child wear her shoes on the wrong feet to have one less battle to fight today. READ MORE

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