Category Archives: faith

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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At Rise: One More Thing Mom

Monday, December 11th 2017 AT RISE:  [Mamma finishes tucking Boy in bed and heads towards the door.] Boy:  Oh mom I remembered what I wanted to say!  Just one more thing. Mom:  [Goes back over to him, snuggles close.]  What … 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: Dr. Dazzle Day

Thursday, December 7th 2017 Partnering with Dr. Dazzle today, it’s hard to pick a favorite experience, so here are four! [Note:  Names and other identifying attributes have been changed for privacy.] _____________________________________________________________ 1)  FLIPPER CLAP Entering the room of 7 … 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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Hospital Clowning: Shhh!

Sunday, November 12th 2017 A couple days after my Clown Rounds on Friday, I am reflecting upon a random moment and sharing it with my husband (cue harp playing four seconds of flashback transition music): My partner and I are waiting … Continue reading

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