Category Archives: parenthood

Heart Mommy Clown

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 Out to dinner with the flam on the eve of my new hospital clown job; daughter writes me a message in her ketchup: I ♥ U And then draws a portrait: Thank you honey. ♥ !! … Continue reading

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Meta Mini Meow Meow

October 13th 2017 aka: Watching ‘The Lion in Your Living Room’ WITH the Lion in YOUR Living Room who is also watching ‘The Lion in Your Living Room’: Any questions, just say: “I mustache you a question!” That is all. … Continue reading

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At Rise: A Mama Cat’s Mind

Wednesday, October 4th 2017 [At Rise:  The Oberhauser four are watching a documentary on house cats.  A mama cat is shown nursing her adorable  pile of tiny mewling kittens, to the delight of 9 year old Gavin and six year old … Continue reading

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Plumprint Books to the Rescue

September 2017   If you are a parent, then chances are you have rats nest piles of artwork scrambled around your home.  While there are plenty of crafty ways to preserve them, and technically we can take photos of them … Continue reading

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Gavin’s 4th Grade Trip to Thompson Island

Wednesday, September 27th 2017 Considering how much our flamly adores camping on Boston Harbor Islands, it came as a surprise when our son became dead-set against going on his overnight class field trip for two nights on Thompson Island. Turns … Continue reading

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ClaraJane – First Grade Snapshot

Wednesday, September 27th 2017   A dynamic fall so far! Come to find out ClaraJane has waxed, er… ambivalent about her literacy work in first grade.  As a new “Lower Elementary” parent I was playing wait-and-see, but there were enough … Continue reading

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Fluff Festival Hairdo Contest

September 23rd 2017 I hadn’t expected to make it to the Fluff Festival between all my other gigs that weekend.  But our good friends Lorin & Olivia came over with itchy feet so we walked the whole mile there to take … Continue reading

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