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NYC = Home

New York City. I was born and raised here. Now I am raising my three girls here. I can’t tell you how meaningful this is to me. I know this place. It is part of me. And yet. There is…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., the here year, The Home Front, Yummy

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A Journey of One Inch

Thank you to my dear friend Lindsey for sending me this quote. Lindsey is one of the few souls whom I talked to about The HERE Year before I decided to kick it off and when I announced that I’d…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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The Here Year

Five years ago today, I started this blog.
To celebrate my blogiversary, I’m announcing something I’ve been thinking about and planning for a long while now:
The Here Year. 
During the coming year, I will focus on one thing: being…

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Posted in: A YEAR WITHOUT WINE., DAILY GRIND, DRY DAYS, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year, The Home Front

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ADR Friday Loves 02.07.14

i’m loving…
… this brilliant Modern Love.
… this subway story.
… this book.
… these words on motherhood & eating issues.
… these plates.
… this list.
… this practical parenting post.
… these words.
… this article on…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Friday Loves, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, Uncategorized

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The Troubled Middle

Yesterday, I was responding to a comment on my 28 Days of Play: She Is Me post and I wrote:
A truth that comes with time: *those* mothers are us, and we are them. Obviously, there are suspicious superstars who…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Philosophy, The Fam, Uncategorized, WRITING

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28 Days of Play: She Is Me

Okay, this was a hard post for me to write, but it was also an important post for me to write. I’ve excerpted my piece below, but feel free to go straight here for the whole thing.
she is me…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front, Uncategorized, WRITING

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Some Thoughts on Addiction

I was in the air when I heard the news. Husband and I were in the way back of a big United Airlines plane flying home from San Francisco. A mom in the row ahead of us pointed at the…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Uncategorized

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On Alcohol & Relationships: The Red & Blue Ivy League Edition

The following is a guest post from Erica Ligenza. Erica is a current sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania and blogs at Coming Up Roses. I am thrilled to have met Erica in the ether. She is a wonderful thinker…

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Posted in: A YEAR WITHOUT WINE., ADR Be My Guest, DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES.

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ADR Monday Moments 01.27.14

moments to remember…
The Rowlets, bundled, happy, and holding hands, skipping on our block.

Exploring the Time Capsule by the American Museum of Natural History.

Hello, fellas.

Looking up at the big Blue Whale. The Rowlets learned to crawl and…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Monday Moments, ON LIFE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, QUOTES., The Fam

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Thin Is Not a Dirty Word (& 9 Other Lauren Lessons)

Last night, I hosted a wonderful Happier Hour salon at my home with nutritionist/author Lauren Slayton. It’s hard to believe, but I’ve known Lauren for fourteen years now. I met her the summer between college and law school when I…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Uncategorized, WRITING

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