Third Time Around

The baby is six weeks old today, which means the hubs and I have been parents to three children for the same period. As it turns out, being a third-time parent is something of a watershed. It’s the number at […]

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Now We Are Five

It’s been a little over a month since we brought our third baby home. A handful of weeks of figuring out schedules, rummaging through boxes to find baby gear, and coming to terms with the new and frighteningly high volume […]

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Travelling with Kids

Travel gets a lot of good press. It’s supposed to broaden horizons, engage the mind, enliven the spirit.People rhapsodize about being refreshed and revived by the experience and tend to wax poetic (often ad nauseum) about the new places they […]

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10 Parenting Hacks

How many times have you heard the adage that kids don’t come with an operating manual? Doesn’t it seem like no matter how many baby books we parents read, or how many developmental authorities we follow — or, let’s be […]

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An Ode To My Tantruming Threenager

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An Ode to My Tantruming Threenager* Please get off the floor, dear child, it’s neither clean nor warm And if you thrash about like that, your brand-new clothes will get torn. It will do you no good, my love, to […]

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