Stay With It, Mama: 8 Simple Ways to Enjoy These Final Days of Summer.

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Next week my oldest child turns six. The week after, she starts full-day school for the first time. She’ll eat lunch without me, for the first time. We’ll be apart for longer than we’ve ever been apart before, unless you count that rare weekend I flew out to see friends or a few other random […]


19 Things I’ve Heard My Kids Say and It’s Not Even 9 a.m.

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Here’s a random list of things my two children, ages almost six and going on two, have said this morning, and it’s not even nine o’clock: 1. “I want a different shirt.” (Heard three times, not including initial change from pajamas to clothes.) 2. “What’s that sound?” (Heard twelve times, including when a bug hit the […]