If My Child Marries Yours

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on TeachMeToBraid.blogspot.com. It has been reposted here with permission. By Emily Erickson, Blaine attender If my child marries yours… I just want you to know that I’m praying for you. When I’m awake at night—feeding babies, burping babies, giving tylenol to a feverish toddler, covering up chilly toes, tucking…

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