Category Archives: I am a mother

Shakespeare and Dishes – on being a stay-at-home mother

I wrote this blog post a long time back and never published it.¬† I discovered the draft, read it and found I still agree with my three-years-ago self so I’m publishing it. ūüôā¬† Yesterday at lunch, my three year old … Continue reading

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Fighting Infobesity: 17 Ideas for Slimming Down Part 3

Read part 1 here, and part 2 here. 11. Stay grounded in old truth. Thousands of years of profound thinking have generated a body of wisdom that cannot be snacked on. It must studied diligently to be absorbed. I highly … Continue reading

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Fighting Infobesity: 17 Ideas for Slimming Down, Part 2

Read part 1¬†in this series back here. Note: Not all of these next ideas had an immediately obvious dietary corollary and I opted not to push the analogy to the breaking point. 5. Ditch the games. I enjoy playing computer … Continue reading

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Fighting Infobesity – 17 Ideas for Slimming Down, Part 1

When I graduated from college nine years ago, I didn’t even have a cell phone. ¬†¬†iPads were just a twinkle in Steve Jobs’ eye, having a hotmail email address was acceptable, and we still used the term¬†“answering machine.” The glut¬†of … Continue reading

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A Family Update

It’s been too long since I’ve blogged, which is a sure sign that life has been really¬†great lately, or really hard lately, or both at the same time. It’s been a bit of both, honestly, but I’m typing this with … Continue reading

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Josie’s Birth Videos

I almost can’t believe I’m sharing these… My dad did an incredible job, as always, of capturing the emotion and the “story” of our life. This first video is a fairly embarrassing docudrama of our trail of false alarms leading … Continue reading

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Since Josie Was Born (Month 1)

The following is a list of things we did (some rather foolish), moments we treasured and things we survived in the first month of Josie’s life: Day 1 – We introduced Mackenzie, Caitlyn and Daniel to Josie at the hospital. … Continue reading

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