Category Archives: KIDS

DAVID BOWIE TALK

I wanted to teach Spense about the legend we’ve lost. I wanted my 4 year old to understand that sometimes, people touch the world in ways that change it for everyone. I turned on Pandora and punched in “David Bowie.” … Continue reading

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I CAN’T WAIT

“I can’t wait till I’m a grown up,” Spense says on a pretty regular basis. I know he doesn’t mean to say I can’t wait to get away from you, Mom.… but that’s what it feels like. I’ve spent years … Continue reading

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“GOODBYE, I’M LEAVING”

We were at a birthday party and a 5 year old named Kaden jumped happily in the bounce house. “Do you see my mom and dad?” he asked me and another mom, Liz. “Yes,” Liz said, “they are over there … Continue reading

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WHAT TIME IS IT?

I’ve lived through a lot of years and day light savings times and I sill can’t figure out how to adjust. Maybe it’s harder now that I am a mom because I’m trying to calculate how many hours we are … Continue reading

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MY FOUR YEAR OLD JUST SAID…

“Mom, can we go to Trader Joe’s and get some things you really don’t need.” Can’t wait to tell him that Trader Joe’s is my husband.

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GIRL THINGS AND BOY THINGS

There was a time when S wanted to wear Cinderella shoes with his friends, at dress up. Why wouldn’t he? They are cool looking and sparkly and fancy and fun. Then one day, he figured out “Those Cinderella shoes are … Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURES AT SUMMER CAMP PART 5

Day 5 “Last day of camp!” I said in the morning. “Yay!” He said though I wasn’t sure if he was happy to go or happy it was almost over. “I’m going to wear my ring so everyone knows I’m … Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURES AT SUMMER CAMP PART 4

Day 4 He didn’t eat much in his lunch at all, yesterday. So today I gave him fruit leather and cucumbers and bagel with cream cheese. I mellowed out on all the produce. We were late to camp again. I … Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURES AT SUMMER CAMP PART 3

Day 3 After the first day of camp, S was teaching me camp songs. Then the next morning, he woke up saying he couldn’t go to camp because he was too sick. After 12 hours sleep I just didn’t think … Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURES AT SUMMER CAMP PART 2

Day 1 of Camp was a no go. S started sniffling and sneezing the night before so he just stayed home with me and we were snugly and relaxed in the air conditioning. And I was glad not to go … Continue reading

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