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Letters to the Popple

My toddler is breaking my back

My toddler is breaking my back

Dear Popple, It’s very sweet that you want to be attached to me at all times. I know that you’re happiest when I’m holding you in my arms within grabbing distance of my hair. I like making you happy. It’s my most important job in […]

A letter to my daughter on her first birthday

A letter to my daughter on her first birthday

I can’t believe how much you have grown up in just 12 months.

An apology letter to my baby

I’m sorry for not being a perfect mother. I’m working on it.

Hooray for teeth!

Teeth = crunchy food = delicious.

The gifts I really want to give my baby

Dear Popple, It’s almost Christmas! You’re too young to really understand Christmas yet, but it’s the reason that we have a tree in our house right now. It’s also the reason you’ll be getting presents next week, despite the fact that you’re happy to play […]

To my baby on her first Thanksgiving

I will teach you about the fine American tradition of eating ALL THE FOOD.

A letter to my ‘fussy’ baby

I love you just the way you are – even though you hate sleeping.