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Taco scent?

No, really?
I’ll take the unscented, less offensive stickers, k?

Kid Stuff

Nesting in June

This month, we are in the process of both re-doing Baby I’s room and setting up the nursery for the new family member. I guess you could say I’m in full-fledged nesting mode, but I don’t think I can really attribute that to pregnancy, to be honest. 588 more words

House & Home

Artwork with Kids: Exploring Pointillism

One of my favorite paintings is A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat. It’s a large painting housed in the Art Institute of Chicago. 166 more words

Kid Stuff

channeling Corrie ten Boom

Last week I was privileged to share my September 11 story with a group of fifth graders in North Carolina. I was sitting in front of a laptop in the 9/11 Tribute Center conference room and they were sitting on the floor of their music room in their public school in North Carolina.   680 more words

First year of preschool

Elliott’s first year of preschool has now come and gone. (So has our first year back in Seattle, and almost my entire pregnancy… it’s been a big year of transitions.) 2,046 more words

Kid Stuff

If You Wanna Be Somebody, and You Wanna Go Somewhere, You Better Wake Up and Pay Attention!

I know it has been quite a while since I last posted. Since my last post we celebrated Mother’s Day, had our final snow storm in the middle of May, planted our first vegetable garden, had our first trip to the zoo ( this summer), and Lily got her first pair of rain boots! 373 more words