Category Archives: growing up

And Then He Was Ten

Today is Jack’s tenth birthday. Hard to believe in so many ways – that he is already ten, that he is only ten. He’s a rascal, a whip smart smart-ass, the cat’s favorite person in the entire world, and pretty … Continue reading

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School Started, The Sun Disappeared, It Was A Thing

I forgot to share first day of school pics from last week. Probably because I was too busy being excited about having All. Four. Kids. In. School! 

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Adventures in Bebe(sitting)

Today is the last full day of just Bebe and I hanging out. Ever. Tomorrow is her very last day of preschool, and Brett has taken vacation days for the rest of the week. After that, the other kids are … Continue reading

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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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Can’t Spell Manicure Without M-A-N

Last Thursday, on the drive home after picking up the kids at school, Jack asked me to paint his nails. To say I was surprised would be an understatement- he has been staunchly anti-nail polish since he was about 3 … Continue reading

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