Category Archives: motherhood

new bag

Yesterday I made myself a new bag. A small bag. A bag for only sunglasses, wallet and my phone. This bag is functional, but it’s also symbolic. If you had asked me ten years ago how many kids I wanted, … Continue reading

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A few months ago, my friend Caitlin told me she wanted me to be at her birth. I said “of course, I’ll do whatever you need!” but I also didn’t really let myself believe that I would actually be there. … Continue reading

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New Toys

One thing I love about this time of year is the toys. Both of my kids have all sorts of new things from Christmas to play with. This past weekend I reorganized the toy storage to showcase the new additions … Continue reading

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getting it together

I’ve started the process of getting Isaac into Andrew’s program for Kindergarten next year. And so far it’s just been a few emails, one form and a follow up phone call. This process will probably be on the smooth side, … Continue reading

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skill set

I think a lot about the childhood that my boys are having and what they are getting out of it. For the most part, it seems pretty good. ;) Packed with great experiences, parents that are bonkers for them, etc. … Continue reading

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a new mom

Yesterday, I took a little time to reminisce about Andrew’s birth and as I was browsing photos from his birth day, I found a photo of me, trying so hard to get it right. And I realized that yesterday, is … Continue reading

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Spring Break and Easter breakfast

The kids are on Spring Break this week. AND Dave has a big film conference at the end of the week. His conference is here in New York, but it is a stretch of LONG all-day events. So this week … Continue reading

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This Saturday we met our friends at the Botanical Gardens. Tess was grumpy upon arrival, which was pretty cute I have to say. She perked right up with a little chocolate. Andrew and Isaac were just glad to run around … Continue reading

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When Andrew started attending the program he’s in, he was the only white student in the school. His school is in an African American neighborhood and the majority of students are African American. There is also a small Chinese population … Continue reading

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kindess journal: October update

This week I’ve been doing a lot of work on the kindness front. On Monday, Andrew’s bus driver told me that she would not be bringing him home until 5. ┬áThere was a new student added to the route and … Continue reading

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