1. Cancer for Christmas and the etiquette of personal calamity

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    December 18, 2017 by 8junebugs

    Confession the first: I own a well-thumbed copy of Miss Manners’ Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior. Confession the second: I …
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  2. Alexander: Month 9

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    October 9, 2017 by 8junebugs

    Dear Booboo —
    Sorry, kid. Another month, another nickname, and I feel like this one’s going to stick for a while.

  3. Alexander: Month 8

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    September 9, 2017 by 8junebugs

    Dear Alex —
    Welcome to (most of) your first Fogust!

  4. Alexander: Month 7

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    August 9, 2017 by 8junebugs

    Seven months of cuddles and squawks.

  5. Alexander: Month 6

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    July 9, 2017 by 8junebugs

    Dear Littlest Harper —
    This is a tough one, little buddy.

  6. Alexander: Month 5

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    June 9, 2017 by 8junebugs

    Dear Alexander Babyton — Honestly, with a big brother around, you’re bound to have more nicknames than the eldest child. This …
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  7. Grayson: 4 years

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    May 23, 2017 by 8junebugs

    Dear Fiona — You are 4. FOUR. You are a gorgeous giant of a child with so much wonder in …
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