10 Things About Traveling with a Preschooler

When passing through security, you will realize your 5 year-old’s as-yet undiscovered penchant for sharp, shiny objects hidden in his pockets: “Madam, would you like to store this highly dangerous stiletto-shaped gum wrapper for the duration of your vacation?“ Your […]

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My Old School*: reunions and remembrances

After struggling for several years, my old school is finally buckling under financial pressure and amalgamating with another one. The ever-rising cost of living means fewer and fewer families can afford the tuition that’s necessary to keep such a school afloat. […]

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Swimming Lessons

In an effort to make sure my older kids didn’t feel short-changed in the time and attention department with the arrival of their new baby brother, I booked them in for swimming lessons once a week at a local pool. […]

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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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