Category Archives: parenting

Not That Kind Of Football

I’m officially a soccer mom! Aside from a brief experiment six years ago, my kids have been woefully uninterested in playing soccer so far. In fact, until this year they’ve been uninterested in most sports. And in reading. Or anything … Continue reading

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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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Safeguarding Screen Time With KoalaSafe and Curbi

I’m sure other parents will agree with me when I say that monitoring your kids’ screen time is practically a full time job. Every one of our kids has their own iPad (because we are consumerist jerks), and I fully … 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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