Category Archives: Kids

Celebrations

Tomorrow, A starts Kindergarten, and D 1st grade. D is 7, A turns 6 next week. I don’t know how it happened, but somehow, in the midst of the never-ending sleepless nights, diaper changes, feedings, potty training, and learning to talk, … Continue reading

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I am that mom

I don’t know how I missed this when it happened on April 13th, but I just heard about the uproar over J.Crew’s email that featured a picture of a mom and her 5-year-old son.  What’s so awful about that, you … Continue reading

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Gems

Tonight produced some statements, so hilarious, so profound, that I could think of nothing better to do with them than to record them in my blog.  This way I’ll have them to share with the boys when they’re older, because … Continue reading

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My Surprise

2005 was a year of surprises for me.  At the beginning of the year, we found out we were pregnant with our second child…just 7 months after I gave birth to our first son, who was conceived through infertility treatments.  … Continue reading

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Guess who is 6 years old today?

Six years ago today, our miracle was born.  Someone told me at that time that the days would drag on, but the years would fly by…and they have.  Six years have passed in the blink of an eye. Today, D … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Below is the text of a note I posted to Facebook last Good Friday.  There are a couple of reasons I’m posting it here today: 1. I didn’t have a blog at the time. In fact, this was probably the … Continue reading

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Ode to the Japanese Steakhouse

Oh, Japanese Steakhouse, how I love you. You let us eat our food while it’s hot. You entertain the boys. You allow us to visit with family members (because the boys are entertained). All this, and yummy soup too. Japanese … Continue reading

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Kissing

Peter Parker (aka Spiderman) kissed Mary Jane. 5 1/2 year old D: “Why does he kiss her, Mommy?” Me: “Because he likes her.” D: “Hmmm…” Me: “Do you think that’s icky?” D: “No.” Me: “You don’t think kissing a girl … Continue reading

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Green Day – Part 1

Last Friday was Pink Day at A’s class, complete with pink cookies for snack.  (If you remember from The Power of Pink, pink is A’s favoritest color ever, so he was loving that theme.)  Anyway, parents sign up for each … Continue reading

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The Mom Olympics

I’m not a figure skater.  You’ll never see me on a luge, in a bobsled, or skiing cross country and pausing to shoot at a target.  Same goes for the Summer games – no gymnastics, diving, or 100-meter dash for … Continue reading

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