A Photo of Us

photo(16)Gabe and I posed for this picture together last night. It was the first time in eight years we sat side-by-side and smiled for the camera.

Eight years ago, my daughter was born. And since that moment, the camera has been pointed at her, and later, her brother. Sure, there are photos of us with the kids, but after they were born, there are none of just us. Just me and Gabe. It never crossed our minds to take one.

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Woman Up!

My son fell the other day and started crying. A well-meaning family friend told him to “man up.” My daughter was in … [Read More...]