Category Archives: At RISE

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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At Rise: Equalality is Like this Tray of Legos

Saturday, March 2nd 2019   AT RISE:  Mom & CJ are each working at their desks in the living room after listening to Bernie Sanders’ campaign launch speech in Brooklyn, NY. CJ:  Mama? M:  Yes hon? CJ:  Equality is like … Continue reading

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At Rise: For You Mommy

Thursday, February 21st 2019 AT RISE: It is 7:30am. Girl Child climbs in bed where mom is sleeping. CJ: [Whispering.] Mamma. [Pause.] Mommy? I have something to show you. Mom: [Mumbling] Hmm… [opens eyes slightly]. CJ: See? It’s a dead … Continue reading

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At Rise: The Secret of Life

Thursday, February 7th 2019 AT RISE:  After an unusually stressful night, Gavin is looking like a brand new shiny chipper Boy this morning as he climbs in the front seat of the car.  ClaraJane is in the back. Mom:  Wow.  … Continue reading

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At Rise: One Roller Skate, Unstuck

Thursday, January 24th 2019   AT RISE:  Packing for the juggling festival weekend, ClaraJane is cruising around on one roller skate. ClaraJane:  Mamma?  Can you help me find my other roller skate? Mom:  Yes honey.  I know where it is, … Continue reading

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At Rise: Cat on the Cat

Wednesday, January 23rd 2018   AT RISE:  The family is getting ready for dinner. Boy:  Mom look at Peter Parker, upon his mighty steed! Peter Parker:   SCENE. ♥  

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At Rise: Name Your Parts

Thursday, January 17th 2019     AT RISE:  Jennifer comes home and goes in the kitchen to say hi to Paul quickly before tucking-in the kids waiting in their beds. Wahf:  Did you see your sister’s post on Facebook? Hubsand:  … Continue reading

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