Category Archives: childhood

Our Revolution: Woke Little Barbarian Bae

Monday, October 23rd 2017 Today Bernie Sanders is coming to town!! Getting dressed, Gavin is all about his new barbarian viking beard hat.  I can’t explain it.  You’d have to ask him.  He LOVES it. For a button from my … Continue reading

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Tutor Treason

Sunday, October 22nd 2017   I don’t really know WHAT I did wrong while trying to support ClaraJane in tackling her Math Journal, but she certainly let me know WHEN.   “Great strategy honey!  Though doesn’t your teacher need to … Continue reading

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Heart Mommy Clown

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 Out to dinner with the flam on the eve of my new hospital clown job; daughter writes me a message in her ketchup: I ♥ U And then draws a portrait: Thank you honey. ♥ !! … Continue reading

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Meta Mini Meow Meow

October 13th 2017 aka: Watching ‘The Lion in Your Living Room’ WITH the Lion in YOUR Living Room who is also watching ‘The Lion in Your Living Room’: Any questions, just say: “I mustache you a question!” That is all. … Continue reading

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At Rise: A Mama Cat’s Mind

Wednesday, October 4th 2017 [At Rise:  The Oberhauser four are watching a documentary on house cats.  A mama cat is shown nursing her adorable  pile of tiny mewling kittens, to the delight of 9 year old Gavin and six year old … Continue reading

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Plumprint Books to the Rescue

September 2017   If you are a parent, then chances are you have rats nest piles of artwork scrambled around your home.  While there are plenty of crafty ways to preserve them, and technically we can take photos of them … Continue reading

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Gavin’s 4th Grade Trip to Thompson Island

Wednesday, September 27th 2017 Considering how much our flamly adores camping on Boston Harbor Islands, it came as a surprise when our son became dead-set against going on his overnight class field trip for two nights on Thompson Island. Turns … Continue reading

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