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I Might be Insane, but Statistics Show...

Did you know that Disney World has banned children under the age of 14 from entering the park alone? This obviously doesn’t mean that they cannot be without an adult once they have entered the park, but does stop kids from being admitted alone. 1,226 more words

Talking Teachers

How the Hell am I Going to Cope with Two Kids?

By the time you ask yourself this question its probably WAY too late. But I’m six months down the line and am somehow surviving. Here’s how: 415 more words

The Art of Coughing

It was a rough night. It’s hard caring for another sick person when you aren’t feeling so great yourself. Carys has a cold. That’s all it is, just a cold. 627 more words

Life With A Special Needs Child

Facing Fear

I was going to write this last night, too exhaustified.  It’s a mother kind of tired.

This is our Isabel.

I look at this summer pic, and it so accurately captures the future for this child.   2,676 more words

Family Life

I've Awakened Something

Something really bizarre happened today and I’m responsible.

Background you should know: My Dad has this story where his college roommate, Bo, imitated a monkey at the zoo. 712 more words


Friday Hipsters

While my daughter has her yoga club, the boy and I hang out in our local coffee house and drink coffee and hot cocoa with the works, and chat, read or draw. 7 more words


How my book became a movie prop!

A week or so ago, Call Me Okaasan: Adventures in Multicultural Mothering appeared prominently in the movie “Stockholm, Pennsylvania,” starring Cynthia Nixon of Sex and the City Fame! 12 more words