Category Archives: Being a Mom

My Twin Cities Marathon

It was a beautiful October Sunday morning in St. Paul, Minnesota, and I was on my way back from dropping a friend off at the airport. I had driven I-35 to get there, but I opted to take Highway 5 … Continue reading

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June is Rolling By

It’s June in Minnesota, and summer is in full swing. Well, technically we just had the summer solstice late last night, but it has felt like summer all month. Speedy is doing what little boys do and discovering joys such … Continue reading

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She will be called Parsnip 

Happy April! A small boy who keeps growing is keeping me on my toes all the time. He walks, crawls,and babbles with vigor. His favorite activity is loading and unloading — whether it be cans and bottles from any non-secured … Continue reading

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“Maternity Leave” Reflections

As my son approaches the one year mark I’ve been thinking back to those first few weeks of his life more often. “Did I spend enough time holding and snuggling and simply enjoying him?” “Did I realize how quickly he … Continue reading

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Running Through 2016

   Running in 2016 admittedly took a back seat to pregnancy and new motherhood. I was prepared for this and at peace with it as I entered the year about 25 weeks pregnant. I waddled along for a couple of … Continue reading

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