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  • life Work

    5 on a Friday

    Links / loves / thoughts! 1- Feedly boards. A couple of month ago, the blog reader feedly introduced a new feature – the ability to save blog posts to “boards.” I jumped in and…

    September 6, 2019
  • life

    Change of Plans (!)

    SO – apparently neither Josh nor I are being called on as essential, so scratch our prior plan! (Our hospital DOES house families – though not pets – but only if you are essential,…

    August 31, 2019
  • life Work

    When It Rains . . .

    I commented to Josh last night that WOW, LIFE HAS FELT REALLY DIFFICULT for the past 6 months. He corrected me — it’s really more like since July. This has not been my favorite…

    August 30, 2019
  • life Parenting

    still here!

    I feel behind, having been swallowed up into a vortex of kids’ activities, work deadlines, student homework planners, and the like. A & C took a break from most organized activities last spring, having…

    August 27, 2019
  • life Parenting

    Routines & a back-to-school idea . . .

    I spend a lot of time thinking about routines.  Definitely more than normal people.  I am also obsessed with others’ routines.Routines don’t make up the entirety of our lives, but they certainly comprise a…

    August 6, 2019
  • life The Podcast

    Ready for August

    Oh July of 2019, you were not my favorite. I spent a lot of time thinking yesterday about scenarios that DIDN’T happen this past month. No one I know got a new cancer diagnosis.…

    July 31, 2019
  • life

    Back to (sort of) normal, and some links

    Our nanny was thankfully able to work Wednesday, Thursday, and (most likely) today, and while she will be out for 1-2 weeks soon, we have a better backup plan in place (the other semi-retired…

    July 26, 2019
  • life Planners

    New day & getting through it

    I allowed myself to full on wallow about our current situation yesterday. (Childcare uncertainty, our (#&@ house which is still for sale, early-waking-toddler-woes, overtired camper woes, etc). I truly could not concentrate on work…

    July 24, 2019
  • life Weekend

    Adventures in Alternative Childcare

    Our nanny G (who we love!) has to attend to a family emergency and is out, without a well-defined date of return. It may be just a few days, but likely ~10-14 days or…

    July 22, 2019