Category Archives: siblings

Taming the Tempest: DON’T LOOK!

Thursday, December 6th 2018   I recently pulled together years worth of the kids’ artwork and miscellaneous creations piling up around the house in order to organize, cull, edit, wrangle, lash and cajole it all into some form of SENSE.  … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2018

Thursday, November 23rd 2018 2018-11-23 CircusKitchen Thanksgiving [1:04]:             Everything was fun and smooth and the clean up was somehow really pretty painless.  It’s a wonder we don’t do it more often. ♥

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P.O.O.P Style Friendsgiving 2018

Wednesday, November 21st 2018 Man, TWO thanksgivings in one year.  We had the blessing of spending Thanksgiving Eve with friends.  The kids’ BEST friends no less.  Together they are magic as ever. 2018-11-21 Pingitore Friendsgiving [0:26]:   Zaida & ClaraJane … Continue reading

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New Tutor in the House

Friday, November 16th – evening   Daughter asks me to help her with some math homework.  I say yes but demur because of course I’m furiously trying to finish a blog post because obviously I am insane have a problem.  … Continue reading

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ClaraJane’s Hairstyle Event

Friday, November 16th 2018   2018-11-16 ClaraJane’s Hairstyle Event [1:07]:   (I think we can agree the real hero of this story, in addition to our wonderful stylist Dawn from Franco’s Hair Studio in Cambridge, is the beautiful unscripted reaction … Continue reading

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At Rise: Very Stupid

Saturday, November 10th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom is snuggling the children to bed in dark, peaceful, cozy quietude. All:  [Quiet & peaceful.] Mom:  Oh!  you guys;  [Pause.]  *Pffffft.*  [Fart noise.] ClaraJane:  Mom, du-uh!  We know that.  You’ve said that … Continue reading

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You Know When Pops is Coming Cuz He’s Here

Thursday, November 8th 2018 Sometimes we’re not sure when Grandpa Pops is going to arrive when he visits us from Minnesota.  Today we have a pretty good hunch.  And when I mentioned this to the kids there was much rejoicing. … Continue reading

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