Tag Archives: birthday

Brother to Brother Turning Two

Dear Gus: Happy Birthday. I like you because you are cute. You definitely aren’t that old, but you’re great.  Since you’re not that big, I still like you. -Monty (4 years old) Advertisements

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Lucy at 5

She talked about starting school for months. She planned her lunch and meticulously labeled everything in her backpack. She was ready. We were ready. We were wrong. At the beginning of this month, Lucy turned five. On that very same … Continue reading

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Lucy at Four

Last week, Lucy started preschool. Two weeks ago, she turned four. When she blew out her four candles this year, I made two secret wishes for her. They went something like this: 1. Lucy, I hope you never grow out of … Continue reading

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Oscar is Five

Move over Vader, there is a five-year-old padawan about to eat your laser.   Well, he’s actually about to eat two bites, spit them out and dry heave for ten minutes.  After Oscar woke up feeling like death, we managed to … Continue reading

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Lucy is Two

Two Saturdays ago, Lucy turned two. In true pending-middle-child fashion, we planned a blow-out birthday party for her on the following Sunday and cancelled it at the last minute. Her (only child) mother and her growing (youngest child) sibling came … Continue reading

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