Category Archives: mental health

At Rise: Name Your Parts

Thursday, January 17th 2019     AT RISE:  Jennifer comes home and goes in the kitchen to say hi to Paul quickly before tucking-in the kids waiting in their beds. Wahf:  Did you see your sister’s post on Facebook? Hubsand:  … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Mom, FUN!

Tuesday, January 15th 2019   We poke our heads in the door of six year old Weston and his mom gives a thoughtful look and tells us her son had just said to her, “Mom.  FUN!”  as he hadn’t had … Continue reading

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About Gavin – School Application Style

January 2019 Sadly nervous about the state of the junior high to which Gavin would otherwise transition next year, we are throwing our hat in at least ONE other spectacular option for schooling, in spite of a price tag well … Continue reading

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AT RISE: CJ Sez Yes and NO

Monday, January 14th 2018 At Rise:  A giant 7 year old little baby woman comes into mom’s bedroom all dressed for school, clutching a book.  Something is off. Mom:  Are you okay honey? BabyWoman:  [Pauses.  Then in her baby voice says]  … Continue reading

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Why I Love Fayerweather Street School

January 11th 2019 On this day I was blessed to receive a personalized tour of a most wondrous nearby educational institution the Fayerweather Street School in Cambridge. Here are things I LOVE about it. CORE VALUES: #1: Culture steeped in SOCIAL … Continue reading

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Walking Among the Stars

January 11th 2019   When my son was in 2nd or 3rd grade, a classmate of his became diagnosed with an extremely rare and aggressive cancer in her brain.  Her name is Sajni, and she exemplified astonishing tenacity in her … Continue reading

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Kitchen Creature Formula

January 10th 2019 Who is this breathtaking gorgeous creature (making Fire Cider) in the kitchen? 2019-01-10 Kitchen Creature Formula [0:19]:   And since when did she learn how to be hilarious? ♥

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