Welcome!Made in Brooklyn is my place to document my creative journey, from bread to babies, cards to cakes. You are welcome to come and join me for a while.
- I stopped teaching Kindergarten in 2005 to become the mom of two crazy boys here in Brooklyn. At first I thought being a stay at home mom meant that I needed to pour all my time and energy directly into my sons, but I realized somewhere along the way that being a rockstar mom meant not only taking good care of my boys, but also taking good care of myself. And taking good care of myself means pursuing something creative...just about everyday. I started Made In Brooklyn to motivate myself in my creative goals as well as share my work with others and perhaps inspire them in their own creative journeys.
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Category Archives: Isaac
It’s been a wonderful five years. I can’t wait to see what’s ahead. :) Email this post Like!5
On Saturday we celebrated Isaac’s fifth birthday with our friends. (His real birthday is tomorrow.) For Andrew’s fifth birthday, I invited his whole class to a park and it marked the beginning of including school friends in birthdays. But…Isaac doesn’t … Continue reading
- Isaac has been talking about the start of May since the end of March. – He’s *really* into calendars right now. He talks about the months of the year and days of the week every day, several times a … Continue reading
There is something about the outer space unit that Isaac’s teacher does with the kids every year. When Andrew was in her class, I remember picking him up one day after school and he said to me “Mommy! The sun … Continue reading
I’ve made this one before, but it’s been years. I’ve been craving cake and I feel like celebrating. Things are smoothly falling into place for the next school year, and that, my friends, is worth celebrating in a big way. … Continue reading
Last night was the opening to Caitlin’s Art Show. I’ve been to opening nights for Caitlin’s work before, but this time I was really nervous. I wasn’t sure what to expect. And I was pretty nervous about bringing my busy … Continue reading
About a week and a half ago I took Isaac in to the Center for Special Education to be re-evaluated. His “pyscho-educational” assessment needed updating to reflect the progress he’s made in preschool and to help his team determine an … Continue reading
Challah mini loaves Isaac lately: – has been going through paper in such a way that I am concerned for the trees of our planet. I need to put some boundaries in place for paper use. When he gets off … Continue reading
Sage Bread…just more evidence of yesterday’s nor-easter baking For the past several months, I’ve been so glad that Isaac was talking that I couldn’t really see what he’d be working on next in Speech Therapy. He was TALKING! It’s AMAZING!! … Continue reading