Category Archives: Parenting

Boogie Nights

My overall impression here is that William was like a DJ – playing the keyboard, spinning the gears and also operating that creepy little chiming-flower toy…all while destroying his racetrack in the background.  And then it became too much for him and he wrapped himself up like a burrito (instead of eating a late-night one …

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kid asleep near ducati

Eazzzzzy Rider

One of the most romantic things my husband ever did was secretly sell his motorcycle to fund my engagement ring.  Well…mostly.  The other part of the ring was funded by secret lottery winnings, which I only discovered during tax time when it showed up under “gambling.”  You can imagine my temporary distress!  But it all …

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Need a vacation from your vacation?

We all know that feeling.  The weekend is supposed to refresh, but we meet Monday feeling drained by chores, sports activities, and socializing.  I see evidence of the sports here…and perhaps the socializing (poor bunny) but where is the chore part?

Guest Napper #2

It’s a genuine pleasure to be one of the first to share this future Olympian of the Napping Games with you. Leah at Chapter Four was generous enough to mail me this pair of inspiring snoozes.  My favorite is the first one, in which this child apparently started the nap on the other side of …

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