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Practice Baby

I dreamed I had a practice baby.  When I woke up, still pregnant, I was terrified. A day after Garry was born, I stepped outside the hospital doors with a new baby in my arms.  It was hard to believe they thought we could handle this on our own. I kept wondering why the nurse …

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Sibling Rivalry

My mother-in-law said the child on the bottom during a fight was probably the one who started it. She successfully raised five kids, the including the father of my children, so I took stock in her parenting advice. My daughter, Kay was born just 13 months after her brother Tommy. He had the drunken gait …

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