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First Christmas with a Baby, In Pictures

Christmas with a baby– It’s like, to paraphrase Charles Dickens, “having…the lightest license of a child, and yet being [wo]man enough to know its value.”   Our first Christmas with a baby was everything it ought to be–full of family, parties, gifts, giggles, and an occasional fussy fit or two when naptimes were ignored or …

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December Adventure: Elk-Watching and “Sleigh” Rides

    Remember when I made a goal a few summers back of planning out some sort of “adventure” every month to ensure that we were continuously trying new things and not getting into the trap of “same ol’, same ol” all the time? No? You don’t remember? Me neither, because it’s been so long …

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Christmas

“I Will Honor Christmas In My Heart, and Try to Keep It All the Year”

  I read A Christmas Carol every year out loud to my students, and it never ceases to bring the light of the Christmas season into my heart. A few of my favorite lines for you now, and here’s wishing all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year: “He became as good …

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Why I’m Doing an Elimination Diet During the Holidays

  If I hadn’t typed up the words of that post title myself, I might have had a hard time believing that it was me putting the words “diet” and “holidays” together in the same sentence (unless, of course, we were talking about the usual plans to go on a diet AFTER the holidays). This …