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Our Boy Turns 2

April 22, 2016

in birthdays, daily life, family, reflection

  I’ve learned over two years of motherhood that time is both your best friend and your worst enemy. It will erase all traces of the virus that has forced you to fearfully watch your baby cough out a lung as he sleeps next to you on the couch. It will eventually bring the teeth that have been […]

Girl posing at beach on Great Ocean Road, Melbourne

Notes About Turning 30

November 15, 2011

in birthdays, life changes

I’ve been a total whinger about turning 30 this year. After I turned 29, I spent many bar outings lamenting the onslaught of this next 10-pack of years. I focused on others’ youth, and danced on the line between twenty-something go-getter and thirty-something wise woman. I didn’t want to stay out late and binge drink […]