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The SHU Box

  • FULL Weekend

    I don’t think we’ve tried to pack that much into a weekend for . . . well, perhaps ever. G didn’t take any proper naps (just car snoozes), C slept for 14 hours straight…

    March 25, 2019
  • 5 on a Friday

    1- Last bathing suit update! (aka: Another one-piece bathing suit, another fail.) I think I give up. For one, wearing a 2-piece with a rashguard seems modest enough for me (and more comfortable and…

    March 22, 2019
  • Planners

    Time Blocking & Admin

    I really like my organization system. It really works. I haven’t changed much in the past year, but I did recently come across some old HTCs (Hobonichi Techo Cousins!) and it made me realize…

    March 13, 2019
  • Fashion

    Ups & Downs

    Maybe it’s a post-vacation thing (that weekend away was short, but it was much-anticipated and a big change of scenery/routine). Maybe my hormones are coming back (I am prone to PMS and honestly could…

    March 7, 2019
  • Weekend

    Weekend Highs & Lows

    I felt really triumphant about my recent solo parenting weekend, so one might think a lovely weekend in which both Josh and I were off would be easy peasy (lemon squeezy!), right? MEH. On…

    February 26, 2019
  • Weekend

    Weekend: Gearing Up

    Josh is on call this weekend, which means I will be mostly solo parenting. I will admit that as I sat at my work desk on Friday afternoon staring down 60 hours of managing…

    February 16, 2019
  • Valentine’s Day (Traditions)

    I don’t like Halloween very much and I absolutely despite April Fools’ Day. But before you pin me down as the worst holiday curmudgeon ever, I will say that I really love Valentine’s Day.…

    February 14, 2019
  • 5 on a Friday

    1    Today is the first day in quite some time that G has not been up making noise at 5 am. Her morning habits are the only thing about her that I’d like to change.…

    February 8, 2019
  • 80% Dilemmas

    I recognize I have a very good problem – I feel very lucky to be working at a place that has allowed me to work at 80% time, while still serving in a leadership…

    February 7, 2019