Category: Motherhood

Children’s Book: The New Small Person

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this book, ‘The New Small Person’, by Lauren Child. Min picked it out at the library this morning. It is the FIRST book I’ve come across about adjusting to life with a new sibling with brown-skinned characters! It sheds light on both children’s feelings as they get a little older with amazing […]

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Women helping women

I was out early this morning with boys running errands and came home to find our water was off. The leasing office said there was a water pipe emergency and water would be off until sundown. They also said notices were left on doors late last night, but we didn’t find anything on our door. […]

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Hanging on with a toddler

Min wakes me up by kissing my forehead and saying, “I love you so much, Mama.” Twenty minutes later we’re here. I don’t understand how entire generations of mothers haven’t just turned into dust from the seismic energy that is a three year old child. Raising young children/toddlers is HARD. One minute they’re rainbow eyes […]

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Top 5 considerations for Pre-K

The time has come for The Boss and me to start looking at Pre-K programs for Min. He’ll turn 4 in the Fall, which means he’ll make the December cutoff to start school in New York State in September. Most of the programs in our area will fill their rosters by mid-March so we¬†have to […]

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Now with these boys

Every morning when Min wakes up he comes out of his room and hangs out with The Boss until TB leaves for work. Then instead of going back to his room Min plonks himself down in my room with books and toys and VERY LOUDLY sings Jingle Bells or Old McDonald or Happy Birthday while […]

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