New Mom Thoughts


by kacia on 28 Nov ’13

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Gratitude… goes beyond the “mine” and “thine” and claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift. In the past I always thought of gratitude as a spontaneous response to the awareness of gifts received, but now I realize that gratitude can also be lived as a discipline. The discipline of gratitude is […]

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sick days and the letter H

by kacia on 7 Nov ’13 · 3 comments

I want to be better about documenting our daily happenings.  In dreamland, I keep a daily journal of all the cute things Harlow says, new milestones and phrases, how she made us laugh…what she wore, what we ate, baby and toddler poops, how long she napped, how much we laughed, how many time I actually […]


quit hurrying

by kacia on 30 Sep ’13 · 4 comments

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Last Tuesday evening, I picked Harlow up from Kids Club.  It was late, she was loopy, and I was ready to get home.  I was hurried and quick — knowing we were way past bedtime as it was.  As I was scooping Harlow into my arms, her teacher hugged her goodbye and said, “don’t forget […]


kittens and a tiny curl

by kacia on 11 Sep ’13 · 2 comments

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There are so many–almost too many–small moments that I often forget will pass so quickly.  Cute mispronunciations become clear overnight, and I find myself wishing I had just listened harder before another all-too-quickly-becoming-a-kid-and-not-a-toddler-ism was checked off the ever growing list. Thanks to a fun birthday party, Harlow has a kitty cat mask to accompany her daily […]


HL Lately

by kacia on 20 Aug ’13 · 14 comments

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My dear Harlow London. Lately you’ve been such a big help.  You are a little neat-nick, always cleaning up any spills after declaring, “uh oh mommy!”  After meals you help by bringing your dishes to the sink –  I think your favorite part is pitching over the counter into the sink…. good thing nothing has […]