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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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This Is Childhood: 10 Mothers. 10 Essays.

Well, it’s been a while. I wrote a post many weeks ago announcing my decision to channel Thoreau and simplify and it’s proven to be a wonderful thing for me at this particular time in my life. I’ve been soaking…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam

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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

Thoreau said, “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your…

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

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Staying Home With Kids

Disclaimer: I was up for much of the night with my stomach bugged babe (pictured above with her snuggly Daddy and kitty) so it’s entirely possible that whatever I write here will make little to no sense. A risk I’m…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Parenthood

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ADR Monday Moments 02.10.14

I’m quite blonde again and pretty stoked about it. Shallow? Perhaps, but I find myself celebrating my more superficial side these days.

For date night, Husband and I went to Barnes & Noble to see Modern Love editor Daniel Jones…

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

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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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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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ADR Monday Moments 01.20.14

Some of you know this, but I’ve fallen madly in love with Moments. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I think that opening our eyes to the big and small moments of our days is a surefire…

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Posted in: IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Monday Moments, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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A Big Change

Two weeks ago, we started our Mornings Without Screens. Today, I came downstairs with the baby and her big sisters had choreographed a full My Little Pony show replete with costumes and a beautiful sign. I was blown away and…

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

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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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