Category Archives: family

Unintentional Over-Scheduling

Contrary to many of my parenting peers, I do not fall into the ‘kids must play sports, participate in structured activities’ category. I grew up practicing gymnastics 25 hours a week during school (40 hours a week in the summer- … Continue reading

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Wet And Wild

I may have mentioned last week that it was Sophie’s 8th birthday, and by “mentioned” of course I mean “shoved 47 pictures of her darling face down your throats instead of writing anything meaningful.” So Friday was her birthday, but … Continue reading

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San Francisco Day Trip

Guess what? I still haven’t finished going through all of the photos I took on our vacation so that I can organize them into one post, but considering how many there are, it is probably better if I break it … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness And The Ooma Phone System

In our ever increasingly online world, maintaining a landline kind of seems archaic- like paying your bills by check. But I’ve never been willing to give up having a dedicated landline for one simple reason: calling 911.  Here’s a shocking … Continue reading

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15 Seconds Of Fame Adjacent

Last Friday a friend sent out a little missive asking her mom friends to send her video of themselves dancing with their kids to Justin Timberlake’s new song. Naturally I immediately got to work filming, and then dealing with my … Continue reading

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