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Valentines and “No”stalgia

Today is the end of an era. The last seasonal party at the kids’ school. I’ve been to 36 of them, and probably been in charge of half of them over the years. I feel super lucky that my flexible … Continue reading

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The Rose Bowl…and the fair…only comes once a year

My husband and youngest son, Gus, are in LA at the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl today. When I tell people this, their logical question is, “What about the other two boys?” One of the things our family embraces (and … Continue reading

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A Whole Month of Boxing Days

  Well we’re a day past the official Boxing Day but I’m going through the debris and thinking that really, the whole month of December is Boxing Day for my kids and their quest to crack the code of what’s under … Continue reading

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You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out! Christmas Traditions

Christmas is all about traditions. One of the traditions that I love the most is that we don’t try too hard to do something traditional. If it takes, great, but I don’t drag my kids around to do things they … Continue reading

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Alone, but not lonely

All summer I have been dying to write here. Dying to. And haven’t had any time. Which is good I guess… People are paying me to write, and my kids have been running a billion different directions and I’ve had … Continue reading

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How Exercise is like Heroin

I know what you’re thinking: I am going to talk about how much of a high I get from exercise. Ha! Fooled you! I Actually the truth is that I just spent the last two weeks experiencing the fact that … Continue reading

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Something old….something new.

Something old….something new. So I think I have been confusing people, and I ended up with an unexpected hour this morning because my conference call ran over and I missed kickboxing. (I am usually 10 minutes late, but I would … Continue reading

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