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The Motherhood Thing

Just a tiny Saturday morning post. Middle Girl took this picture on Friday morning, after another broken night of sleep. I look at myself here and see exhaustion and effort, but most of all, I see love. This Motherhood Thing…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LIFE, LOVE, OF LIFE, OF LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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I Finally Figured It Out

Today is September 9, 2013.
Today I return to regular blogging after a quasi-Summer Sabbatical.
Today I take my Big Girl to her first day of First Grade.
Today I make a promise. A vow vast and vague.
My promise,…

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Posted in: A YEAR WITHOUT WINE., BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, DRY DAYS, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., OF LIFE, OF LOVE, OF WRITING, WRITING, WRITING LIFE

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This Is Childhood on the Huffington Post!

I’m thrilled to report that my This Is Childhood letter to Little Girl is up on the front page of HuffPost Parents! Head on over and check it out if so inclined and if you have the urge to leave…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., OF LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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Saying Goodbye

In the past, tossing the tree out on the sidewalk has made me sad. But this year, I feel anything but sad. I feel excited for the seasons and stories and sweetness to come.
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Have you said goodbye to…

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Posted in: GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., OF LIFE, OF LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam

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My Holiday Break

I am a word girl. I could write and write and write some more. In the perfect world, there would be extra hours in the day, time enough to do everything I want to do, write everything I want to…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., OF LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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ADR Friday Loves: Old Family Photos

Confession: We have been married almost eight years and we have yet to complete our wedding album. Embarrassing. A definite project for the new year. Particularly because I am realizing how important photos, and family photos, are to me. This…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Friday Loves, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., OF LIFE, OF LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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On Family & Facebook

I posted the following words over at the Huffington Post yesterday:
I have decided something. I will spring for a professional family shoot twice a year – once during the warm months, once during the cold. Admittedly, these sessions are…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., OF LIFE, OF LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood

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Taxi Cab Tears

Do you take things too seriously? Sometimes I do. Sometimes, I get all wrapped up in issues, in thoughts, in that ever-expanding taxonomy of what-if’s and I enter a pretty serious place. But then. Then I am brought back –…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LIFE, LOVE, OF LOVE, ON LIFE, Parenthood, QUOTES., The Fam

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Thumbs Up

My wish came true. Yesterday was a beauty. A Sunday soaked with sunshine and silliness. And sleep! This was all nothing short of a miracle, and a fantastic way to start Daddy’s Day. In the middle of the day, I…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LIFE, LOVE, OF LOVE, Parenthood

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Waiting for Green.

I am having a hard time with Time.
How quickly it is passing. Today is the big girls’ last day of school for the year. On Monday, Big Girl graduates from Preschool. My tiny one is on the move, pretty…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, GLIMPSES., IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LIFE, LOVE, OF LOVE, Parenthood

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