Category Archives: At RISE

AT RISE: “Alone” in Bed

Saturday, October 5th 2019 AT RISE: Mom is blogging in bed when my Girl comes in. GIRL:  Can I climb in with you? MOM:  Sure Honey. GIRL:  [Gets under covers, snuggles in with a book.] MOM:  Why are you naked? … Continue reading

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AT RISE: I’m Glad You’re You

Thursday, October 3rd 2019 AT RISE: It is morning time in bed before school.   Mom and Girl open their eyes at the same time face-to-face in the big bed.   In a wave of happiness they throw their arms around each … Continue reading

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At Rise: Marital Bliss

Wednesday, September 25th 2019 AT RISE: Two strangers in the night somehow find each other under the covers for a moment of pre-dawn, marital cuddling in the dark. The endorphins start to flow, they each exhale. Somebody farts, and no … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Solve EVERYTHING – aka: Boy Misses Bus Part Deux

Monday, September 16th 2019 (See  Missing the Bus… and Other Parenting Negotiations).   To Wit: ONCE IS  A FLUKE TWICE IS A PATTERN THREE TIMES IS A PROBLEM AT RISE:  Mom is driving Boy to school after missing the bus a second … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Acceptance

Friday, September 13th 2019:  Part 2 of 2   AT RISE:  The Girls are still on their Mommy-Daughter Dinner Date, laughing at this photo of Peter Parker. CJ [Voicing the cat]:  ‘When I jumped up here, my donkey didn’t make it!’ … Continue reading

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Woke Up with Something on my Face

Monday, September 9th 2019   I think it’s an improvement. I wish I could just wear it around all the time.    

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At Rise: But Life is FUN!

Saturday, March 23rd 2019   AT RISE:  After the “Good Parents” discussion, dinner is wrapping up and the kids are still chatting. Gavin:  Olivia, but life is fun! Olivia:  Yeah it is fun. Gavin:  But I wonder what would happen if … Continue reading

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