Y Not: the trials of joining a gym as a parent

In an effort to retain some semblance of sanity and shift my winter weight gain (from 2013), I decided that this year, I’d become a gym-goer. Why now? Part of it was setting an example for our kids for maintaining […]

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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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The Halls of High School

When we moved into our current house, the hubs told me that one of the things he’d really like to do here is build a backyard skating rink for the boys. We have a large flat concrete deck that’s partly […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmakkah

This year, Christmas Eve and the first night of Chanukah fell on the same day.  How great is that? I thought naively when I saw the convergence on the calendar. How much time I’ll save only decorating once! How much […]

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