Monthly Archives: May 2014

New Songs

I got a chance to talk to a friend a few days ago—like actually really talk.  The kids were in the basement with the husbands and we found ourselves alone upstairs, sprawled out on couches in the new, sticky heat … Continue reading

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Why We Paint Our Nails

For My Family: This weekend was utterly beautiful, in every sense of the word.  On Friday we squished the kids’ little legs and arms into dresses and blazers and made our way to Aurora for my cousin Greg’s wedding.  Under … Continue reading

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Etching Acceptance

There will come a time when your child excludes others, and a time when your child will be excluded. Both are gut-wrenching occurrences, but the latter serves up an achy, empty feeling with it as well.  My kids are young; … Continue reading

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Bollyball Miracles

I’ve noticed how my attention to everyone in my life is constantly interrupted and constantly divided.  Sophie requests to play dolls and I discover I need to change Ellie’s diaper.  Jacob describes his day at work while Cohen simultaneously requests … Continue reading

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