Category Archives: reflection


1. I’ve been doing the Jillian Michaels’ 30 Day Shred DVD and it’s been kicking my butt. I keep telling Dave that I’m preparing for swimsuit season and that I’m specifically toning my body to look best with “Hawaii” as … Continue reading

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Earlier this week I walked into my kitchen looking for chocolate and was unable to find it. So, after some soul searching, I realized that brownies were in order and I went ahead and made some. You can purchase the … Continue reading

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snow day

Today is a snow day. It snowed about 8 inches over night and we woke to school closings which kept both the boys AND Dave home today. The boys had only just returned to school yesterday and so this snow … Continue reading

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Right now

1. When I get up in the mornings I look around to see where the boys ended up during the night. Sometimes they are sleeping on their bedroom floor, sometimes one is on the floor of my bedroom. This morning … Continue reading

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Last night I got an email from the program administrator at the boys’ school. She needed help, this time with Andrew, and wanted to ask me for some ideas. And I pounced on the problem, opened Photoshop to set about … Continue reading

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Poster Project

I mentioned briefly, last Friday, that I recently worked on a poster project for Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And although I do not have permission to share those images here (yet!), I do want to talk about the project. Last … Continue reading

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new stage

Four weeks ago, the kids started school and I spent that first week VERY worried about what I was going to do with myself this year. I ended up doing little projects around the apartment that I’d been wanting to … Continue reading

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beach photos :: dishwasher

Hi! Please bear with me as I divert from my usual Made In Brooklyn patterns over the next few weeks. I need to sort through over a thousand personal photos, plus two client shoots. I also need to get back … 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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I’ve been tracking my time lately…trying to figure out where the heck it ends up. Often at the end of the day I have no idea what I did all day…and I find that a little alarming. A whole day? … Continue reading

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