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Nerdy Mom Plays With Kids’ Toys, Vol. 1

Posted on November 17th, 2016

If you’re a Di-hard, you already know that I have nerdy tendencies. You know that I have young children. Sometimes when you spend the majority of your time with kids, your perspective warps a bit. This was bound to happen. NaBloPoMo Day 3.     More to come! *** Related Posts:100 Happy Days – Day 23: […]

More Beauty

Posted on July 10th, 2016

As one of my dear Camp friends said to me today, I’m in the right place this week. Today, there was so much beauty – so easy to feel close to my Sebastian. An hour-long silent Meeting on the hill (silent but for cicadas, wind in trees, and riotous birds), looking at this. Circles holding hands. […]

Happy (Chinese) New Year

Posted on February 9th, 2016

Hi, folks. Looks like I (completely, by a long shot) missed posting this “new year post” at the official beginning of 2016. But hey – Chinese New Year was only yesterday! Gung hey fat choy! And since we did not manage a proper Christmas card this year, this must serve as our retrospective message. Time to get […]

Happy Birthday, Three-Year-Old!

Posted on October 15th, 2015

Dear Baby AB, It has already been two weeks since your birthday! I know you’re not a baby. You are THREE. That is BIG. But of course, you’ll always be my baby, so I reserve the right to call you that. I just want you to know, belated or not, that we’re all besotted by […]

A Message to the Daddies on Mother’s Day, or “How (Not) to Incur Mama’s Wrath”

Posted on May 7th, 2015

This post is dedicated to all the fathers and fathers-to-be out there, with love – especially if this is your first Mother’s Day. I hope some of these words can be useful to you, or to someone you know. (If you are an equal-time, full-time, or single dad, then you can stop reading now… Welcome to […]

How do you know if you’re done having kids?

Posted on April 18th, 2015

It seems silly, sometimes, to wrestle with this question. Should we have another child? I know it’s a luxury even to be able to ask this. There are lots of people for whom having kids is not a true choice – either the opportunity or ability is not there, or, in some cases, the option not to have more […]

Quotable Moments From My Toddler

Posted on March 31st, 2015

I was reminded by my family last weekend that I haven’t yet shared the weird pearls of toddler philosophy that my daughter has been imparting to us since she learned to talk. Frankly, I haven’t written down nearly enough of them, because life is too busy and my memory for details is shockingly short. Another reason I haven’t […]

Kindergarten Quotables Variety Pack

Posted on February 10th, 2015

I realize it’s been ages since I talked about the cute stuff my kids say, and it’s not because they don’t say cute things. Okay, sometimes it’s because they don’t say cute things. At five and two years old, respectively, my son and daughter both have a tendency to freak out about seemingly minor incidents, […]

100 Happy Days – Day 38: Cozy

Posted on December 8th, 2014

My Hubbibi has had his machine line at work shut down over Christmas – four weeks of shutdown, in fact. This is financially tricky, of course, but there’s something awesome about being able to leave for work knowing your two-year-old is snuggling with her Daddy and a good book. (Going on a Bear Hunt.) *** [ad name=”Med […]

100 Happy Days – Day 36: Smiles

Posted on December 6th, 2014

“See my new smile??” they ask. (And this picture reveals a love for three oranges! Well, clementines. AB was making an orange snowperson with them.) *** [ad name=”Med Rec”] *** Related Posts:Things to be grateful for when travelling with small childrenSebastian’s Birthday: A Lullaby for my Children100 Happy Days – Day 25: Black LentilsRemembering What We’re […]

 
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