Category Archives: Andrew and Isaac

Isaac loves Andrew

1. We told the boys at dinner night before last, that NASA launched Maven. Maven is a satellite headed to Mars. It’s going to examine the atmosphere to try to answer some questions that the work of Curiosity has brought … Continue reading

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good at math, stuttering, quite a handful

Last night I had parent teacher conferences. I met with both boys’ teacher, Andrew’s Speech therapist, Isaac’s counselor (he receives counseling for play and social skills) and I visited the art, music and gym teachers too. Plus I saw some … Continue reading

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problem solving

Yesterday when the boys got off the bus, their bus matron was frazzled and told me that it’s not going well. Isaac wants to sit with Andrew and Andrew doesn’t want to sit with Isaac and she sits them separately … Continue reading

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Lately

1. Isaac has a deep deep love for the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. It’s been pretty serious for about a year now. He also has Chicka, Chicka 123, AND Chicka, Chicka ABC and he likes to rewrite each of … Continue reading

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the sibling effect

Isaac just turned five. (It seems to be what I’ve mostly been blogging about! tired of it yet? this’ll be the last post…promise!) When Andrew turned five, my heart broke. It up and shattered on me. It was the first … Continue reading

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thinking about

1. Isaac’s kindergarten placement. He was suppose to be observed yesterday by folks from the program Andrew is in…but they needed to reschedule for next week. Gosh this process is nerve-wracking. 2. Today is Pajama Day at Isaac’s school. He … Continue reading

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an art show

As I’ve mentioned here before, my friend, Caitlin Hurd, was in a car accident almost 3 years ago. She had several serious injuries from the accident and needed multiple surgeries. About a year and a half after the accident, after … Continue reading

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things they say wrong

Carrot Cake Scones…the whole family pronounces these with 100% accuracy. Just sayin’. Andrew calls “lightbulbs”, “lightbobs”. He calls “screens”, “screams”. (as in, ‘Mom! Look what’s on the TV scream!’) And he *still* sometimes tells me that he’ll go “check a … Continue reading

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Holmes and Watson

Andrew has been reading detective books lately. He now wants to be a secret agent when he grows up, though me just telling you that might have already blown his cover. He’s been designing traps and tricks and studying tips … Continue reading

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strike

The NYC school bus drivers are on strike. Today is day two and the last school bus strike lasted for 3 months. 3 months!! The preschool buses have separate contracts, so Isaac still rides the bus, but Andrew is without … Continue reading

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