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Family and Friends

Harper’s First Day of Kindergarten

By On September 1, 2015

Dear Harper, You have been five for a little over a month and once the birthday countdown ended, the first day of kindergarten one began. You counted down the days, crossing them… Read More

Family and Friends

You Are Five

By On July 28, 2015

Dear Harper, Sunday was your birthday. While you slept, exhausted from a successful Superhero birthday party, your clock ticked from four to five. Congratulations baby, you’ve made another complete rotation around the… Read More

Family and Friends

Happy 4th Birthday Harp! : “Of all things love is the most potent.” –Maria Montessori

By On August 11, 2014

Dear Harper, Before you, I had a lot of ideas about what being a parent would mean. Some of them were right, most of them were wrong. Now, looking back over the… Read More

Just Me

It Could Have Been You : “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” -Emily Dickinson

By On May 7, 2014

Dear Sweet Baby Harp, You will, in your lifetime, witness or hear about a lot of senseless things. Some of those will be tragedies. Today, I read about a little boy who… Read More