Category Archives: school

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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Gavin & Improv Camp

July 28th 2017 In order to attend Improv Camp as planned, Gavin had to come home from a last minute trip with his closest cousin Miles.  He was so mad he gave me the SILENT treatment for a whole night. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Parenting: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part I

Aka:  How to Not Kill Your Kid Wednesday, May 17th 2017 I definitely wanted to throttle my first born yesterday (Tuesday at Grandma’s).  Somehow I narrowly avoided that treachery and settled on proverbially ripping him a couple new a$$holes instead. Stressful … Continue reading

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Hello CFPB: The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau… also for Kids

Courtesy of the incomparable Elizabeth Warren, I am honored to present to you: The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau! CFPB Ad [0:29]:   Of course there are a lot of haters… especially haters on behalf of big money, money swindlers or from … Continue reading

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Our Revolution – It’s Happening!

Friday, March 31st 2017 – Orpheum Theatre Boston   I am verklempt with all the feels after possibly a once in a lifetime experience.  As Elizabeth Warren says [at 1:01:25], “You know, this is my first time here in Massachusetts to … Continue reading

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CJ Reads to Kitten

Monday, March 20th 2017 Oh Happy Spring; My baby is READING! With apparently very little help from me, my baby is suddenly READING, as she demonstrates here for Kitten. 2017-03-20 CJ READS TO KITTEN [49 seconds]:      

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