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Picture This Picture That #42: Little Hands for a Dad’s Heart

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June 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Picture This Picture That #40: Cotton Candy Face

June 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

Musings #33: Where is the Whimsy in Our Boys?

My daughter’s school is celebrating the last week  with a different dress theme every day.   This morning my silly girl happily put on a Hawaiian shirt,  big clip-on flowers in … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · 4 Comments

Musings #32: In the Land of No, Remember to Say Yes

My favorite line in one of my favorite books is:  There was no one there to tell her she couldn’t. It’s a line from Clan of the Cave Bear by … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · 36 Comments

Musings #31: The Hurts We Hold On To (Yeah Write Non-Fiction)

The other day late in the night my six-year-old smacked her three-year old brother across the face so hard the imprint of her hand lingered for an hour even after … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · 15 Comments

Musings #30: One Liner Wednesday – Out of the Mouth of Babes

(One morning over breakfast.) Four-Year-Old:  “Mom, when you die I’ll miss you.” Mom:  “Uh…thanks?”   Enjoy More One-Liners for December 2nd at LindGHill.

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Picture This Picture That #35: New England Autumn 2015

October 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

What’s Up Doc #7: I Am Teaching Myself Japanese!

Hello everyone! I have something different for you today (because my blog needs to stay unfocused and haphazard just the way I like it)!       I have created a YouTube video … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Article #11: Yeah, My Daughter Knows Where Her Clitoris Is And Doesn’t Say Vagina When She Means Vulva

I know someone must have cringed at the title there, and not because of its length.    The thought of a toddler or kindergartener knowing certain vocabulary sends a lot … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · 11 Comments

Musings #25: Happy Sixth Birthday to My Baby Girl

Here we are again with my annual reflection on the wonder that is you First Born.    What a year!    This winter you took up skiing with your dad and not … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 8 Comments

Musings #24: Ten Simple Party Tips That Will Save Your Sanity and Your Budget

  10.   Nothing says party like the gift wrap aftermath.    Don’t be too hasty and throw out the tissue paper–especially the stuff that has a coating on it that keeps … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Picture This Picture That #34: Levitation Too

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Musings #23: Dear Daughter (On Your First Day of Kindergarten)

Dear Sweet Pea: When I walked you to the door of the school, we were a few minutes early and I tried to slow you down.  That morning you woke … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Musings #22: Ten Things For Summer

I haven’t done a top ten in a while, so here is one people normally do back at the start of summer.  It is not as if I have a … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Article #10: Night Weaning Guidelines (Have It Your Way and Attachment Friendly)

We were having a lively difference of opinion in one of my attachment parenting groups on Facebook about Dr. Jay Gordon’s night weaning guide, “Changing Patterns in the Family Bed.”        … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

What’s Up Doc #6: Chirrup Chirrup Chirrup

I know if has been quiet on the blog lately! You see, my only mobile device is a Kindle Fire and I don’t have a new fangled mobile Internet Thingamajig. … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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