Category Archives: family

Things Clara says (pt 2)

Clara: Mom, can I have 10 books in my bed? Me: Sure, Clara. (I hand her three books. I should have known better.) Clara: MOM, this is THREE BOOKS. I said TEN BOOKS. … and then I handed her seven … Continue reading

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Oh paternity leave, I miss you!

One of the best parts of my 2016 was Tim’s paternity leave. I mean, Isabelle’s birth was okay and all, but we all know those first few months with a new baby are a blur of hormones and I really … Continue reading

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Preschool.

Preschool, oh preschool, how I love thee. Clara just started going to school last week and let me tell you, signing her up is the best decision I’ve made in quite some time! Let me preface this post by saying … Continue reading

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Christmas chaos (also: the time I almost canceled the holiday.)

It’s taken me this long to do a Christmas recap not because I’m busy, but because it has taken me days and days to recover from the entire fiasco that was our holiday this year. You see, I had such … Continue reading

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Fa-la-la-la-la… cough cough… la-la-la-la…

We’ve got plenty of holiday spirit around our house, with a side of a┬ástomach bug. Over the weekend I went to tax training (I volunteer to do taxes for low-income families each year and this year I had to learn … Continue reading

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