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  • Weekend

    Saturday Links & Stuff

    Chrissy King in Shape: The Intersection of Racism and Diet Culture Laura featuring some ideas from a recent ep of BLP on Forge: How to Plan with People Who Don’t Like To Plan Today:…

    February 13, 2021
  • COVID19 life Weekend

    5 on a Friday: V-Day & Various

    1- In-School Valentine’s Day. For those of you with kids in in-person school, what is your V-Day situation? Even between my kids, I have one where we were told to send in cards (G),…

    February 12, 2021
  • Reading Weekend

    Sunday Meals & Another Book Rec

    S: Cincinnati chili (Super Bowl tradition!) + 7-layer dip + veg and chips. (Josh is going to make a “Snack Stadium” with the veg / dip / chips . . . we will see…

    February 7, 2021
  • life Weekend Work

    Saturday Pop In . . .

    Just popping in to say things are good, my work challenges ended up going better than expected, and I am feeling pretty good about my call weekend. Josh is on primary parent mode this…

    January 30, 2021
  • Weekend

    Another J-CALL weekend

    Laura and I recently recorded a podcast about teens and tweens (coming up!). As we opened up our discussion, I asked about the “magic age” when it gets easier, and she reminded me that…

    January 23, 2021
  • COVID19 Parenting Weekend

    Weekend Continued

    We did go to “Mingo Gardens” yesterday (as G calls it), and it was pretty glorious. We met up with friends (my close friend from Miami Beach + her two kids — also solo…

    January 17, 2021
  • Weekend

    Weekend Etc

    I felt pretty terrible yesterday! This is not a complaint but an observation. I was grateful to be feeling like *&@# post-vax. But it still didn’t make yesterday super-easy. At work they mentioned getting…

    December 20, 2020
  • Weekend

    MENU etc

    First, a victory: The kids got up at 6:30 am and then went downstairs and entertained themselves for an hour! I have been waiting for this life phase for quite some time and have…

    December 13, 2020
  • Parenting Weekend

    Weekend Life

    Yesterday was pretty glorious from a solo parenting perspective, and I am honestly reeling with happiness about G staying in bed 2 nights in a row. I left the room at ~8:45 and they…

    December 6, 2020
  • COVID19 life Parenting Weekend

    TG Break Continued

    Random Notes: ♥️ We did hit up the zoo yesterday and ended up getting a membership (it was $80 for tickets or $126 for a yearly family membership — so the deal was compelling).…

    November 28, 2020