Category Archives: school

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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Face Painting – Black Attack with Dutch

Thursday, March 9th 2017 – East Coast Face Painting Convention, Manchester CT Day One, Class 4: Illustrative Brush Strokes with Dutch Bihary     After touching on materials (such as the ?”797″ or “795” brush), palette of paint cakes (he uses aluminum … Continue reading

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Face Painting – Color Theory

Thursday, March 9th 2017 – East Coast Face Painting Convention, Manchester CT Day One, Class 3: Color Theory with Whitney Myers     •  For a happier look, lighter colors angle towards the inside of the eye.  (Opposite for angrier look.) • … Continue reading

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How to Give a Cell Phone to Your Child… LOL

Thursday, March 2nd 2017 Last night I had the privilege of attending a talk given by  Joani Geltman, MSW; “Child Development and Parenting Expert.“  The focus of the talk was managing use of social networking devices (phones, tablets, computers, etc.).  Although my … Continue reading

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