Category Archives: parenthood

MNOOKM Party

Saturday, November 28th 2020 MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney. It wasn’t a party per se, it just feels like one every time we get these cousins together. . 2020-11-28 MNOOKM Party [0:44]: . And it’s a comfort to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

Thursday, November 26th 2020 . . . Zooming for Thanksgiving is about what you’d expect. Between technical challenges and standard chaos, we sign off before too long. But not before Gavin consults Bubble Wow on the best practices for how … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Shmutz

November 2020 . 2020-11-26 Look at That Cat: Shmutz [0:30]: . Kitten you are so thoughtful, thank you. . *

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Fun with ClaraJane: Adventures in Hair

Tuesday, November 17th 2020 . In “celebration” of ClaraJane “catching up” to her 4th Grade distance learning schoolwork this fall, we fulfill her long-standing wish to dye her hair. . 2020-11-17 CJ’S Hair Adventure [1:13]: . . . Voila. *

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Hospital Clowning: Clown Dogs

Friday, November 6th 2020 Join us as Dr. Sweetpea, Dr. Be Bopper and special guest star Dr. CJ share their vast knowledge about DOGS! . 2020-11-06 Drs. Sweetpea & Be Bopper & DOGS [4:04]: . #LaughterLeague #BostonChildrensHospital #PawPrints #Dogs *

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Election 2020: #CountEveryVote Rally in Boston with the Kids

Wednesday, November 4th 2020 . Boy: We shouldn’t have to worry about the outcome of this election! Me: Why? Boy: Because I’m a KID! Me: I think you mean, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether this election is fair. … Continue reading

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Girl Makes Way for Piano

Monday, November 2nd 2020 Preparing the new Music Corner! . . Special thanks to my sister Amanda for helping make this painting possible! 💕 . . . And finally, time for the reveal. [To be continued…] 🎵

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Girl Meets Piano

Sunday, November 1st 2020 AT RISE: It is late morning Sunday, the ‘rents are out -sans enfants– for a much anticipated matin a Cheteau CostCo. Him: Remember if you feel overwhelmed, it’s okay to pull over into a side aisle … Continue reading

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Say Cheese, Cat

Sunday, November 1st 2020 A photo session of a photo session. It’s very high brow art and meta. Don’t worry if you don’t understand it. 2020-11-01 Say Cheese Cat [0:47]: . . . . *

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CircusKitchen Halloween 2020

Saturday, October 31st 2020 For a holiday during this pandemic, we could have done worse. . 2020-10-31 CircusKitchen Halloween 2020 [2:14]: . . Earlier in the day we even had CJ’s “Greedy Monster” friends over for a little outdoor gathering … Continue reading

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