June 2012

Those Darn Books

June 27, 2012

After writing Just Buy the Stupid Book Already, I took all your comments to heart. It’s one of those silly things where it took a bunch of other people saying it for it to sink in, if that makes sense. So that night I not only bought two of the three books on my list, […]

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Talking About Adult Friendships Around the Bonfire

June 27, 2012

I’m super excited today to be guest posting over at Kludgy Mom for Gigi’s Around the Bonfire series, a place to talk about those things you might share with close friends on a summer night with a bottle of wine around the bonfire. So of course, I’m talking about friendship: …when I was a kid, […]

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Just Buy the Stupid Book Already

June 26, 2012

The other day, we took Jackson to the nearby Barnes & Noble, as an experiment. I’ve been wanting to take him lately since he’s been getting into books a little more, plus I knew they had a train table (omg, this kid and the trains. It’s…wow nobody can really prepare you for that kind of […]

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And Yet

June 21, 2012

I don’t know if I’m remembering it right, but in my memories I was a total fish as a kid. I recall loving water, spending hours and hours swimming during the summers (with the green hair to prove it). Of trips to the community pool, to the Y, to the beach, to water parks. I […]

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As The Waves Crash

June 13, 2012

He’s holding my hand, standing at the shoreline as the waves pulse around our feet, watching his daddy swim out into the crashing breakers. He wants to go out to him, wants to be a part of the action, but the enormity of the ocean gives him pause, a hesitation he displays in little else […]

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