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Tag Archives: parenting

Adventures in Daddy Day Camp

Remember when I wrote about life not always being rainbows and unicorns? Well, early summer a little cloud drifted over our house again. This time, when my husband found out … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

New routines

This weekend was our first big drop in temperatures, and I actually saw a few brazen little flakes of snow on my windshield this morning. Yes, in October. We apparently … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Graduation 2013 memories

I love this graduation video segment, an annual tradition on NBC Nightly News.  It is such a special time of year for so many families as kids graduate high school … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mother’s Day Memories

I was looking back at my post from Mother’s Day last year, boy, do things change. That weekend it was in the 70’s and gorgeous, so we went out on … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Time flies…

When you’re having fun…or, when your personal and professional calendars both decide to get full-up at the exact same time. Aargh! Worlds colliding! I know I’ve been neglecting the blog … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Light in the darkness

Last Friday’s tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School cast a surreal, melancholy haze over Christmas.  Like many other parents I know, the reaction my husband and I had to … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Parenting, Mad Men Style

I recently found myself at the local Pottery Barn scoping out some very tall glass pillar-like vases.  I had my four-year-old daughter in tow, and a sales woman came up … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 4 Comments

Life’s too short to…

diet (hence, my last few posts!) watch any of the “Real Housewives” shows hang out with friends you wouldn’t call or text if you needed help not demand respect doubt … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Full bellies, warm hearts

After the most heavenly summer (started early and ended late), fall has arrived in Minnesota.  Because of the beautiful summer-like weather and the busyness of the back-to-school season, I feel like … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Month two of my giving challenge

It’s been a while, friends, but yeah, I’m still here. And yes, my challenge to get my spending in line with my values is still on! Happy to report that … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment