Category Archives: parenting


Every Friday Brie, from Capital Mom, posts a theme / topic and if you like you can join her by writing about a moment related to that theme/ topic the following Monday. This week’s Monday Moment is Water. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Post Script to Riverkeeper

As I was running along the path during my 5K portion of the Riverkeeper Triathlon on Saturday, I heard the sound of a baby screaming. I looked over and saw a mother with a double running stroller watching the race. … Continue reading

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Happy One Year of Blog Writing to Me, and I Don’t Know How to Spell Bloggiversary

One year ago today I posted my very first blog post. I like that my bloggiversary falls right at New Year’s because it is a retrospective time of the year. When I started writing my blog, I had no focus … Continue reading

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My Kids Share a Room. And They Like It!

A little while ago I wrote about how my two daughters get a lot of comfort from each other because they share a bedroom. I think it has made them closer as sisters and I believe it will foster a … Continue reading

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My Kids Share a Room. And They Like It!

When B, my youngest, was around 18 months old, she began an unfortunate sleeping habit that we did everything we could think of to correct. At 4:30am she was up and wanted out of her crib, and there was no … Continue reading

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Some Big Questions At My House Tonight

This evening I had to handle some big questions from my daughters. First we talked about how the Easter Bunny makes sure to bring peanut-free chocolate to our house, and then we discussed yet again how babies are made, and … Continue reading

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Do You Put Yourself Last?

If you are a parent, or a caregiver to someone, do you take good care of yourself? I was at my hairdresser’s recently reading through a magazine, and I saw an article that opened with, and I will have to … Continue reading

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For two weeks life was a little easier for me in our household. Tony was effectively a Stay at Home Dad once again and I had forgotten how much easier things are when one parent is at home. I need … Continue reading

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