Category Archives: education

Evidence They Get Along: Baby Fish

Tuesday, December 12th 2017 After ClaraJane completes her movie star walk to class this morning like a BOSS  –lead by her brother and flanked by both her Mom AND her Dad–  Gavin invites her into his classroom to come see … Continue reading

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Evidence They Get Along: Peace Begins

Tuesday, December 12th 2017 At the risk of bragging overmuch about my kids… I choose this moment to share the fact that for years I have been accumulating what I call “Evidence They Get Along.”  It’s a file on my … Continue reading

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A True Christmas List

Tuesday, December 12th 2017 We have a saying in our family that “The best things happen off camera.”  Much as I document seemingly everything, it is important to let it go anytime something does not get captured on camera. So … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Hold the Sweets

Monday, December 11th 2017 Today at Boston Children’s Hospital I got to pair with Dr. Bucket Buster under the observation of our awesome Laughter League Director, Tiffany.   1) SING WITH ME A five year old girl with no hair in … Continue reading

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A Short Walk in the Snow

Sunday, December 10th 2017 Apparently my son had an incident where he was carrying the recycling downstairs when the paper bag ripped open and spilled its contents all over the stair well.  From what he told me it was pretty … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Pillow Talk

Thursday, November 16th 2017 Sometimes our reconnaissance about a potential patient gets overridden by the parent. We get notes from the Child Life Specialist on every floor with a run-down of the patients that day; name, age, gender, anything significant … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: No Eyed Deer

Wednesday, November 15th 2017 Q: What do you call a deer with no eyes? A:  Dr. Be Bopper learning to clown! Today was my fifth day clowning at Boston Children’s Hospital in a week.  And since it’s still only my … Continue reading

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