Category Archives: evidence they get along

Parenting: Free Money!

Wednesday, October 9th 2019   Boy:  “Hey Mom!  Do you have any more FREE MONEY!?” Me:  “Great question honey!  I don’t know; I’ll check!” I go check one more spot in the house there might be some spare change from … Continue reading

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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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Mary’s Uncle Jenny Day

Thursday, October 3rd 2019 On the phone before our playday I say, “Mary!  I’m looking forward to our day tomorrow!” She says; “I KNOW.” Presenting:  Mary, Queen of Cats!     2019-10-03 Uncle Jenny Mary Day Video [1:06]: https://youtu.be/GIg7vgnvTEc   … Continue reading

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Cousin Sleepover with ClaraJane & Mary

September 28-29, 2019 Magna-Tiles, bunkbeds, snacks, playtime and pumpkin bread, oh my!   Thanks Uncle James, Aunt Amanda and Bubble Wow! And thanks MARY for being the best BIG little cousin/niece we could dream of! ♥♥

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Boston Climate Strikers in the News

Friday, September 20th 2019 Gavin and ClaraJane lifting their voices outside the Massachusetts State House. In this Channel 4WBZ News’ coverage at 5 o’clock you can see me and Victor’s “We Need Earth!” sign at about 0:55 seconds: https://boston.cbslocal.com/2019/09/20/global-climate-strike-boston-city-hall-plaza-state-house-greta-thunberg/   WCVB … 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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Zaida is Eleven

Sunday, September 15th 2019   Fun surprising our kids’ lifelong friend for a casual evening of silliness in honor of her birthday. Aka:  The POOP Gang Strikes Again. 2019-09-15 ZAIDA is Eleven [1:02]:   Happy Birthday Zaida! You’re an exceptional … Continue reading

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