Minecraft Steve loses an arm. A parenting WIN.

Jun 25, 14 Minecraft Steve loses an arm. A parenting WIN.

Posted by in Parenting, Photos

Sometimes I get parenting right. Sometimes I get it ALL WRONG. The other day it fell somewhere squarely in the middle. “Can’t we just craft him a new arm?” Yes, I actually said that to my distraught 8 year old when the Steve figure he just got in his end of school gift lost his arm. “Maybe we can craft him a...

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Red Sox Moms honor Fathers Day

Jun 23, 14 Red Sox Moms honor Fathers Day

Posted by in Family, Parenting, Photos

Red Sox Moms honor Fathers Day – with Baseball! What else? We went to the Red Sox game on Father’s Day. For the first time as a family, thanks to The Red Sox Foundation and Red Sox Moms. I’m super proud to be connected to the Red Sox Foundation in this way. And we were SUPER excited to get the invitation to go to...

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First bike ride! (also Glider Bikes RULE.)

Jun 10, 14 First bike ride! (also Glider Bikes RULE.)

Posted by in Parenting, Toys & Tech

So this happened over the weekend!! WooooooHoooooooo! She had never tried to ride a bike until 10 minutes before this moment! I give all the credit to me (I have ninja bike riding teaching skills) and glider bikes. Glider bikes are bikes with no pedals and no training wheels. You just glide along on them. When my third baby was...

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Why we are a CSA kinda family.

May 21, 14 Why we are a CSA kinda family.

Posted by in Family, Parenting, The Kitchen

We missed the signup for the CSA last year and we were pretty bummed. So when the email came in…I was ON IT! Basically I bought all of our vegetables that we’ll be eating this summer in January. Bizarro, right? I had my doubts about a CSA at first. It felt slighty elitist is a strange way. Well, not so strange because...

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Baby boys and their mamas

It’s not that I think my mom loved my brother more. And it’s not that because he’s gone I see their bond romanticized in some way. It’s not because he needed her a bit more because of his asthma. It’s not because I think he was her favorite. Moms don’t have favorites. “You’re all my...

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Birthday Season

Apr 28, 14 Birthday Season

Posted by in Family, Parenting

Yep, we have a birthday season here. My kids were all born within three weeks of each other. Over four years people, not all at once. They are two years apart. This year we will have a newly minted 8 year old, then a 4 year old, then a 6 year old. So you all know, she is miffed that her birthday is ALWAYS LAST. Oy. I can’t...

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