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The Funny Things They Say

Enjoying the turn of phrase One of the things that Nomi and I started doing a few years ago was record the funny things that Squeaker and Muffin would say. It began when we started writing down their first words; … Continue reading

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Words Words Words

Language comes to those who wait. Originally published February 17, 2011 For me, one of the most frustrating things about newborns is not knowing what they want. They cry, and you go through the checklist: are they wet? (No.) Are they … Continue reading

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