Category Archives: health

Animal Husbandry with Olivia

Wednesday, August 14th 2019 AT RISE: Upon arrival to camp at Lovell’s Island, Niece Olivia immediately finds and adopts a snail. Olivia: I need to build him a jail. Snail Jail. I wonder what I should name him? [Later that … Continue reading

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Potty Times – Island Camping Edition

Wednesday, August 14th 2019 Camping on their favorite Boston Harbor Island (Lovell’s), Mamma is escorting Girl on her Potty Emergency Quest. Mom: [Starts speed walking, helpfully.] Girl: Mom DON’T!!! Wait for ME! Mom: [Slows down.]. I’m sorry Honey. I know … Continue reading

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For What Purpose??

Tuesday, August 13th 2019   My very intelligent, sweet, extremely articulate and cooperative (11 y/o) Boy successfully negotiated permission from me this morning to download Minecraft to his new computer.  I was actually glad to hear he wants to get … Continue reading

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Love = Time

Sunday, August 4th 2019   Love = Time. The simple equation that kids understand most profoundly. How lucky am I to have a Boy who wants to spend time with his Mamma! May I always appreciate and honor this inestimable … Continue reading

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RollerGirl in a RollerWorld

Friday, August 2nd 2019 On this day we had the Privilege of releasing our girl into her natural habitat, apparently, aka: ROLLERWORLD on Route 1 Saugus, people!! 2019-08-02 RollerGirl in a RollerWorld [0:36]: ❤️😻💕

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At Rise: Mamma’s Been Reading

Wednesday, July 31st 2019 AT RISE: Boy is in parents bedroom where they are lounging in bed with morning tea. Mom: Hey Boy, you’d be proud of me. Guess what I’ve been doing this morning? Boy: What? Mom: I’ve actually … Continue reading

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Pixel’s Puppies: Dress Up Day

Tuesday, July 30th 2019 For sone reason we keep showing up at my sister-in-law’s in Gloucester to visit puppies before going to the beach this summer, as evidenced by this diagram of executive planning by Daddy: Today ClaraJane came armed … Continue reading

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