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Put the pedal to the metal

“On first thought, I said, ‘I’m doing it! I’m doing it! I’m not doing it.’ On second thought, I said, “I’m doing it. I’m doing it! 202 more words

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Three things

“I have to tell you something,” whispered Boy as we lay in bed. “No one else can hear.” Girl, lying on my other side, immediately rolled nearer to hear what the whispering was about. 223 more words

Preschoolers

Superman ice cream and the decision-making process

We were at our local sandwich shop last night, meeting with friends for an impromptu dinner. As a treat, Girl wanted a delectable-looking chocolate cake ball, complete with colorful sprinkles. 367 more words

Preschoolers

Four

“ is shaking my hand vigorously,” Boy said in the car the other day.

Vigorously? It’s true. She was.

According to my friend Lucie, when he turned two, he said, “I got to be two today!” Because English is her second language, she didn’t realize until she repeated it to her husband that it wasn’t quite right in English – but still, she said, she was impressed, and she repeated it to me today, these two years later. 214 more words

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Trouble with glasses

BOY

Monday, February 27th. Yesterday.

It is lunchtime. Boy and I sit across the table from one another; Girl is at school. On my plate, a sandwich; on his, a quesadilla. 615 more words

Children's Books

Hi, I'm The Mom of the Bad Kid

As featured in Huffington Post Parents

We all know the kid. They were in every class we had in school growing up.

They’re in our kids’ classes now. 991 more words

I'm going to tell you a Mitzi

It’s short and sweet and goes like this:

Once there was a girl named Mitzi, and she had a little brother named Jacob. They slept in the same room and in the same big bed, each sprawled on her or his own side. 204 more words

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