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The Perfect Halloween Party at Home

Let’s be clear about something: I’m no Martha Stewart. But I do love a home-spun kid’s birthday party. We’ve done the parties at places where no effort is required other than writing a check and we’ve done parties at home…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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How Many Friends Do You Have?

How many friends do you have?
If you are like me, you don’t really know how to answer this question. These days, there are so many types of friends to have. Real-life-flesh-and-blood friends. The ones we have coffee and lunch…

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

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Will You Be My Friend?

Middle Girl started Kindergarten is September and she loves it. She didn’t skip a beat making the transition to her new school, her big sister’s school, my once school. She and Big Girl get on the school bus every morning…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year

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A Blank Screen Confession

I sat in front of a blank screen last night.
And I felt it: pressure. I didn’t blog much at all last week. Just one little piddly post about how I haven’t been posting, about how quiet can be good.…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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A Good Birthday

On Saturday, I turned 36. It was a good day. In my mind, a perfect birthday. And here’s a little reverse rundown (because I want to remember it).
On Saturday night, Husband took me for dinner at Babbo downtown. We…

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Live, Love & Be Happy

Yesterday, I announced that the October topic of my HERE Year is Friendship and I’m thrilled to bring you words from a friend today. I met Debi in the fall of 2012 when our daughters, Big Girl and S, started…

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

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12 Closing Thoughts on Time

Today is September 30th. Another good month has slipped on by. I’ve so enjoyed exploring and examining Time and this marks my final post on this fourth topic of my HERE Year. As with Home, Parenthood, and Marriage, the subject…

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

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Bagels and Cream Cheese

What follows is another beautiful submission for the HERE Year topic of Time.
Bagels and Cream Cheese
by Adina Teitel Kahn
I arrived at my parents’ apartment at 9:00am that Saturday morning. I rang the bell and immediately heard the…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, the here year

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Lessons on Gratitude & Surrender

What follows is another wonderful Time submission for the HERE Year. I received so many essays that I will be posting two a day through the end of the week! Enjoy.
 Lessons on Gratitude & Surrender
by Heidi Oran
They…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, the here year

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Please, Please Enjoy Life

Please, please, enjoy life.
These are not my words. They are Charlotte Kitley’s words. Words from her final blog post entitled “And So There Must Come An End.” Charlotte had cancer and died this week, on Tuesday, September 16th. Her…

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