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  • 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
  • Parenting Weekend

    Generally Good Vibes

    Sunday was one of the best weekend family days in recent memory. We drove to the beach (in the rain!) and were rewarded with perfect weather — warm enough but no longer stifling. The…

    November 24, 2020
  • Weekend


    I feel so rested today! I was only minimally functional yesterday, and skipped my workout in favor of lying on the couch. I took A to the orthodontist and that was the big outing…

    November 22, 2020