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Luck o’ the Irish

I don’t know where it comes from, but my two younger daughters have imaginations and creativity that astound me. They’ve been chattering all week about St. Patrick’s Day. “I don’t know why people aren’t excited about St. Patrick’s Day,” one … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Epiphany

The icicle lights have disappeared from the rooflines of homes in our neighborhood; the streets are a little dimmer every day.  Yesterday I counted the denuded Christmas trees laying in the gutters, next to the garbage bins, in front of … Continue reading

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Kittens and puppies

I may dream of a Christmas scene worthy of Martha Stewart, with kraft paper packages tied up with baker’s twine, but when you let your children choose the gift wrap, this is what you get.  

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I heart u mom

Since I wrote about being over-extended a few weeks ago, I’ve been making an effort to pay more attention. When you are constantly multi-tasking, when you’re doing one thing while thinking about the next thing, it’s too easy to not … Continue reading

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When spontaneous parenting trumps 50-50

My husband and I have, mostly, parented our daughters as a team. While we each have different strengths and priorities (I make sure they practice piano in the evening, he’s fun), for the big decisions we strive to be on … Continue reading

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