Eight Hopes and Dreams for Two Kids

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It occurred to me around Mother’s Day that I have never really sat down and thought about my hopes and dreams for my kids. Of course, I want the obvious things that we all want for our kids – health, happiness, etc, but I’ve never participated in any deeper reflection, because, frankly, in general, it’s […]

My Kids Love Me, So it’s All Worth It

My kids have been driving me absolutely nuts these last couple of weeks. What’s new, right? I don’t know what it is. Post-holiday wishing for more? OMG we have cabin fever, where the hell is the snow it’s February in Upstate New York, and all we have to play in is mud? We are just […]

Mom. Mom. Mom. MOOOOOMMMMMM!

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Working at home with my 18-month old daughter is like simultaneously strategizing World War III and being a storm chaser, chasing an F5 tornado. I can hardly keep up with her let alone anticipate her next move. She plots and plans. She has the reach of a grown man. She climbs and falls. She throws […]