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  • life Parenting Reading

    Life Updates

    1- Feeling my feelings more . . . I think the elimination of scrolling from my life has had an unintended side effect some days of allowing myself to feel more sadness. My usual…

    December 7, 2021
  • Parenting

    Fun that was actually fun

    Last night’s Thanksgiving fun was actually fun! For me, and not just the kids! It’s just so much easier to parent on home turf, even though the actual Thanksgiving event was ~40 min away…

    November 26, 2021
  • Parenting Weekend

    Accepting the Mess

    I WILL NOT CLEAN THIS UP (Though I am tempted) Trying to get better at accepting messes that are entirely non-urgent. We do have a rule that the kids have to pick up all…

    November 13, 2021
  • life Parenting Work

    Things Noted

    Taking Notes. I saw my resident taking notes yesterday. It warmed my heart. It always surprises me how few of them do this — and this hasn’t changed. I remember being an outlier among…

    November 9, 2021
  • Parenting


    Yesterday did not really go as planned, and let me tell you – I was in a MOOD about it. However, the most important item got checked off! And the date night did help…

    November 7, 2021
  • Habits life Parenting

    Just 2 on a Friday

    DISTRACTION. Last night was another one of those nights I got sucked into the Instagram-a-verse and could not get myself out. This morning, after reading a particularly relevant chapter in 4000 Weeks, I deleted…

    November 5, 2021
  • life Parenting

    Things I am looking forward to

    Halloween. Not typically my favorite holiday, but the kids are so excited. Likely trick or treating both in our neighborhood and also some with Annabel’s BFF in hers. (We did trick or treat last…

    October 26, 2021
  • life Parenting

    Brief Updates: Vero, Camp, Etc

    1- Josh and I had a lovely time on our Vero trip. We stayed here and I would definitely recommend! It was not crowded though I am sure that may vary by season. We…

    October 19, 2021
  • life Parenting Planners

    First Day (for all 3!)

    Annabel had a lovely orientation day — she was slightly nervous but appeared more excited. I attended the last Zoom orientation session so have a bit of an idea what the year has in…

    August 18, 2021