Archive | February, 2009

Please Pray

For Amy Welborn and her family. Michael collapsed this morning at the gym and was not able to be revived despite the efforts of EMTs and hospital personnel. We are devastated and beg your prayers. And of course, pray for Michael as well. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon […]

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Thoughts on Naps

It’s funny how my attitude towards my kids’ need for naps has changed just because we’re on vacation. When I’m home alone with the two of them all day the naps are a welcome oasis of calm, a bit of time for myself, my needed solitude. But when we’re traveling, and especially as yesterday when […]

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Candlemas

On this feast of the Presentation, Karen Edmisten writes a beautiful reflection about motherhood that really touched my heart: This feast day is so rich and full of meaning, and so dear to me, and to the hearts of other women who have also lost children. There are many ways in which many of us […]

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Travelling with Tots

Sophia enjoys a book and a snack on the plane Bella reads on the plane. Waking up at 5:30 -10 points Getting everyone out the door before our target time +50 points Forgetting Bella’s carry on bag with necessary piggy and dolly in the car -100 points Sister getting lost on Boston city streets while […]

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