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parenting

  • Parenting

    Screens & Things

    We told the kids a week or so ago that we would be taking the month off of iPads. This was prompted by a display of bad behavior from one kid in particular (ie,…

    July 13, 2021
  • life Parenting

    Evenings Revisited

    I am inspired by Laura to write a post on the state of our evenings. Lest anyone think that my relative calm/okay state recently means that I have this whole parenting thing figured out…

    November 19, 2020
  • Goals life

    5 on a Friday

    1- Parenting update. After a terrible start to the week, I am so happy to report that my time with the kids has been so much more enjoyable these past few days. I am…

    September 25, 2020
  • COVID19 Weekend

    Day 160: Yet Another Saturday

    Routines, routines, routines. (Photo below taken on evening walk last night, a routine many days when the weather is decent! Yes those are mismatched pajamas.) Routines have always been part of life, but there’s…

    August 22, 2020
  • COVID19 Parenting

    Day 157: School!!

    We interrupt the habits series because today is a big day: Annabel’s first day of (online) school! Here is the schedule her teacher sent yesterday. I made a trip to the school to pick…

    August 19, 2020
  • COVID19 Weekend

    Day 140: 5 hours

    I owe you all a more detailed recap of How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids, but two lessons from the book have been key for me. 1 is to identify your…

    August 2, 2020
  • COVID19 Parenting

    Day 53: School . . .

    Lest anyone get the wrong idea, I would like to note that “school at home” is not going perfectly. One of my kids is probably going to need some extra help/tutoring over the summer.…

    May 7, 2020
  • 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

    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
  • The Podcast

    A Few Podcast Recs

    I tend to lean towards information/personal development in my podcasts, with a smattering of fun/artistic content (music). Here are the most listened-to ‘casts in my queue right now: (PS: Do you think they will…

    September 12, 2019