Category Archives: domestic life

Happy Mother’s Day 2018

Sunday, May 13th 2018 With deepest empathy for all who may not be as deeply blessed right now as I am in this moment, I nonetheless apologetically unapologetically share my greatest joy. 2018-05-13 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY LOVE GAVIN AND CLARAJANE [1:01]:  … Continue reading

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Parenting: No Progress Report

Friday, May 11th 2018 After much to-do about each of the kids’ Weekly Progress Reports -aka: “Smiley Face Chart”-  it’s Friday and they each come home empty handed.  After all the discussions, supportive questions and encouraging reminders etc.,  it’s finally Friday.  … Continue reading

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Parenting: The Spaghetti Lecture

Friday, May 11th 2018   OK Kids sit down. Stop fiddling.  Give me your undivided attention.  This may not be fun, but it’s important. OK, you know how we have perfectly clean, drinkable water on tap 24/7 year round no … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: Just Breathe (Video)

May 2018 I just love this Just Breathe video about Mindfulness. Just Breathe” by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films) [3:41]:   That’s three minutes and 41 seconds very well spent. #MindfulnessIsASuperPower  #WithMindfulnessAllThingsArePossible #MindfulnessIsTheAnswer ♥

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Do We Have Any Pizza Left Mom?

Monday, April 30th 2018 AT RISE:  Mom & kids are walking to the bus stop before school the day before Boy turns ten. Boy:  Hey Mom? Mom:  Yeah babe? Boy:  Do we have any pizza left? Mom:  Well yeah (there are … Continue reading

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5 Things Daddy Style

Sunday, April 29th 2018 AT RISE:  It is the day after the Boy’s Improv Comedy Birthday Workshop Party, and the Oberhauser four are playing “5 Things” around breafkast. GAVIN:  Daddy!  Five types of BUNNIES! ALL:  [Laughing.  Perhaps glancing over at … Continue reading

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Extra Long

Saturday, April 28th 2018 AT RISE:   The Oberhauser four are driving back from the birthday party. ClaraJane:  Oh Dada, you have to stop extra long because there’s two stop signs! SCENE. ♥♥

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