Category Archives: nature

#IKnowYou

Monday, May 20th 2019   Some impressive responses to my call to action:     NOW we’re talking.  YES I’m roughing up some men, and without apology.  Moreover, keeping the conversation going… ♠♠♠

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Wind Up Cat

Wednesday, May 15th 2019 Kitten actually.  His name is Darth Snowflake but we call him “Kitten.” And this is how he winds up to bap at the cat toy, apparently:     BTW:  This image is not sped up; it … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: City of the Unicorn

Thursday, April 4th 2019 So this amazing child, 🌈 Reem 🦄, wrote this song, City of the Unicorn.  And through the wonderful work of the Boston Children’s Hospital Child Life Specialists, Music Therapists, her medical team, the technicians from our in-house Seacrest … Continue reading

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Face Up Tape

Monday, March 25th 2019 Peter Parker kept sitting on the computer, so Gavin started leaving “Face Up Tape” as a deterrent. Peter Parker – AFTER: The Face of Disappointment (in Triplicate) Gavin: 1 Peter Parker: #nope Sorry kitty!

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Parenting: Ten Habits of Daily Connection

Thursday, March 21, 2019 Note:  I did not write the following post.  It is by Laura Markham of Aha! Parenting.  It’s SO GOOD and I want to try all of these techniques, into perpetuity. Aha! Parenting Blog Practical solutions for … Continue reading

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Mamma Cat

March 2019 Leave Me Alone Mommy I’m An Adult Now! [0:38]:   My kids and I both adore this video and find it hilarious. I also love it because now when they are resisting my advances I can just declare, … Continue reading

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At Rise: The Secret of Life

Thursday, February 7th 2019 AT RISE:  After an unusually stressful night, Gavin is looking like a brand new shiny chipper Boy this morning as he climbs in the front seat of the car.  ClaraJane is in the back. Mom:  Wow.  … Continue reading

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