Category Archives: work-life balance

At Rise: Go Create

Tuesday, July 10th 2018 Part of our kids’ “Non-School Morning Routine” includes the directive to “GO CREATE!” AT RISE:   The two kids come up to mommy working at the computer at the dining room table. Gavin:  Um Mamma?  For “Go … Continue reading

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Southern Momma for the DA-EY

June 25th 2018 Hey Sis! I’m ’bout to drop yer baeby off at the medical conference.   This how y’all do it? Souther Momma’s First Day of School Car Line [2:37]:    Lemme know al’raght?!? Love you!! ♥♥

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To Circus Camp with Gavin

Sunday, June 24th 2018 Also Cousin Dawson’s second day with us! 2018-06-24 TO CIRCUS CAMP WITH GAVIN [1:36]:   ♥♥♥♥♥

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Parenting: Getting Unstuck

June 13th 2018 Today I said this to my daughter: Me:  Sweetheart I want to talk with you about something.  You know how sometimes when you don’t like something or you get stressed, you… I don’t know a better way … Continue reading

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Children in Cages – What to Do?

June 11th 2018   These children are imprisoned for being born somewhere. https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/dhs-official-658-children-taken-from-adults-at-border-1245015619748 My hospital clown training has taught me that the pain we feel in the face of others’ suffering is not only perceptual but neurological.  And the way … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Haitian Cake

Saturday, June 9th 2018 Leaving my gig in Cambridge at 4:40pm, I see this text from my 5pm client in Malden: “No one here yet can jennythejuggler come @5:30?” My booking manager has already replied:  “Sorry she can’t change times … Continue reading

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Camping: There Yet

Friday, May 25th 2018   AT RISE: The Oberhauser four pull into the designated campsite, to “release the children into their natural habitat.” Dad is reaching for the keys to cut the ignition. Boy: Can we get out now? Mom: … Continue reading

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