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Outside looking in: a flash-forward peek at my future in parenting

My daughter recently competed in her first chess tournament. I was more nervous than she was. She’s only 5, and I worried about sportsmanship, I worried about whether she would have fun. I worried about whether she would get bored, or scared. She was just excited that she would get to play chess: Five games of …

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Letting Her Grow

I know, I know. People tell me they grow up so fast, but this is too much – Gem is already getting too big for some of her clothes.  Some she didn’t even get to wear. On Thursday, we had a well baby checkup. At 6 weeks old, she weighs 12 pounds, 4 ounces – …

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