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  • Goals life Parenting


    12 days off with the kids, tomorrow until 1/2. As previously noted Josh is working (and mostly on call at night too) for 9 of them. I am gearing myself up for quite a…

    December 20, 2019
  • Parenting

    Winter Break for the Kids is 17 Days Long

    Well, if you’re counting from Saturday December 21st – Monday January 6th (they return to school on Tuesday January 7th — the 6th is a teacher work day). I am taking time off from…

    December 18, 2019
  • Parenting

    G is 2!

    Genevieve turns 2 today!! She arrived 2 days after her due date (birth story), just like her older sister. She is a very verbal, happy, sweet child and also has a lot of energy…

    December 11, 2019
  • Parenting Weekend

    A Solo Parenting Weekend

    Josh worked essentially all weekend (he was on call and had a complicated case). I didn’t arrange any childcare, so it was all me. It ended up being . . . okay. I’m still…

    November 11, 2019
  • Parenting

    Evenings with Kids

    Last night, I suggested to the kids that we take a walk around the neighborhood to assess the Halloween decorations. Annabel in particular wanted to take notes on the best houses to plan her…

    October 29, 2019
  • Parenting

    A Few Words On Sleep

    I went to bed at 7:45 pm last night (!) thanks to a willing husband and a total call hangover (no alcohol involved!). And despite having a sick child wakeup call at 4:30 this…

    October 23, 2019
  • Parenting

    It’s Always Something

    I feel like I was initiated into a special club last night: C woke up vomiting. (It was actually rather bizarre as Annabel came into our room at around midnight and didn’t say much,…

    October 2, 2019
  • Parenting

    Family Travel (or lack thereof)

    We are going nowhere for winter break this year. I know, I know — kids are not supposed to get in the way of traveling. I’m supposed to be excited about piling everyone onto…

    September 24, 2019
  • Parenting

    KIDS: Behavior, Activities, Minecraft & More

    First of all, G I A N T disclaimer: My kids are imperfect. (Sometimes VERY imperfect.) We have plenty of our own behavior struggles and I think I have kids bordering on the feistier/more…

    September 10, 2019