Why is my tax refund low this year ?

Update: Our net family income if 150k same as last year. We both, have single as the withholding in both 2017 and 2018. We had a child in 2018. Even with the single withholding and having a child, shouldn't the refund be bigger this year? I itemized last year, but taking standard this year. Any idea as to what am i... show more Our net family income if 150k same as last year. We both, have single as the withholding in both 2017 and 2018. We had a child in 2018. Even with the single withholding and having a child, shouldn't the refund be bigger this year?
I itemized last year, but taking standard this year. Any idea as to what am i missing ?
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