Tag Archives: Gus

Notes and Words Essay Contest Finalist!

Okay, friends and loyal blog followers also known as friends, I know I just posted. I know I was just wallowing in self-pity because my agent said “no” yesterday. I KNOW. But as this world often does, mine just did … Continue reading

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Teenager Two

Today, I have two of them. Teenagers, that is. In seventeen short months, Teenager Number Three will make her debut, and we’ll no longer have anyone in single digits. How in the world did that happen? “Um, we’re growing up, … Continue reading

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Freshly Pressed + Gus

Today, my plan was to give you a new spin on an old story. I’ve re-written our NICU experience in 800 words or less for a parenting memoir submission, and although many of you already know Gus’s story, I bet … Continue reading

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Gus 2.0

It’s true. He’s reinvented himself. As Andi so eloquently pointed out, he’s like Gus 2.0 now. And she’s right. I was beyond worried about my seventh grade boy. Middle school can be tough. And Gus is anything but tough. He’s … Continue reading

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