Monthly Archives: August 2011

I have no clothes.

Don’t be concerned. (Or excited, if that’s your thing.) This isn’t a post about the joy of nudism or a spiritual journey that involves shedding one’s possessions. It’s about the fact that I am sick, sick, sick of my wardrobe … Continue reading

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To shave or not to shave, that is the question.

I’m faced with a disturbing new fact that I cannot ignore. My oldest daughter wants to shave her legs. She is 9 and a half. More than once this summer, and quite frequently over the past couple weeks, she has … Continue reading

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The less celebrated milestones of childhood (or things it seems my children will never do).

Walking. First words. Sleeping through the night – reliably. Going to the potty successfully. These are the milestones we celebrate and they are truly great. Watching your child take those first bobbly steps and saying goodbye to diapers are worthy … Continue reading

Posted in cleaning house, dinner time, milestones, Uncategorized | 5 Comments