Category Archives: Andrew and Isaac

school stories

Today is day 10 of the new school year, and knock on wood, everything is still going very smoothly. I hadn’t been hearing much from Isaac’s teacher, so I wrote her at the end of last week and asked how … Continue reading

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begin again

This morning has been about deep breaths. :) They are back in school. Night before last I couldn’t sleep because I was worried about the bus. I always worry about the bus. If the matron will be a punk, if … Continue reading

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anxious summer

I’m always a bit of a nervous nelly. A little high strung. A little control-freak-y. But this summer, I seem to be *mostly* a nervous nelly. I am having an anxious, anxious summer. It’s not too clear to me why … Continue reading

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update

1. Andrew’s part way through week 2 of his 3 weeks at the YMCA summer camp. Every day he has stories about his new friend, who uses a wheelchair. It turns out that this friend has Brittle Bone Disease and … Continue reading

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weekend stories

On Saturday we met up with our buds, the Cruzen-Grossman’s at the Hall of Science for a good ol’ fashioned family romp. It was a BEAUTIFUL day…and on beautiful days, New Yorkers don’t head to museums, so we had the … Continue reading

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Special Olympics

Yesterday I tagged along with the classes in the boys’ program for an event hosted by Special Olympics. We went to the football field of a high school where 25 games were set up for the classes to cycle through. … Continue reading

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Crazy Hat Day

Today is Crazy Hat Day at the boys’ school. A notice came home about it on Friday and when I asked the boys what kind of crazy hats they wanted to make, Andrew wanted to make a minecraft hat and … Continue reading

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reading with the kids

The boys and I have been in a really good reading groove lately. 1. Poetry: In the mornings I like to make sure the boys are ready 5-10 minutes before their bus is due to pull up. This started in … Continue reading

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growth spurts!

My kiddos are going through intense growth spurts right now. Or…maybe it is more fair to say…my kids are working through all kinds of ideas in ways that I can recognize. :) After weeks and weeks of primarily being obsessed … Continue reading

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two stories

1. The Nutcracker This year I really wanted to take Andrew to see the Nutcracker. Since he’s taking ballet, I knew he would enjoy it now more than ever…and I’m not sure how long he’ll take ballet (though I’m hoping … Continue reading

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