these are the days.

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Just a couple of cool kids that keep me young while also aging me three times as fast in the process. These kids have found their stride in witty commentary, with Madalena often showing up in the kitchen first thing in the morning with her messy bed hair and a little hip pop with arms extended as she shouts, “SUUUURRRRRPRIIIISEEEE!” The boys drop everything to rush over and hug her....

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toddlers + greens + popsicle molds, oh my!

i’m still figuring a lot of stuff out when it comes to mothering. but one thing that’s evident after the last nine years of raising my five children is — there is not one specific parenting method/approach/style/book that fits all children. you’re in big trouble if you assume it’s a one-glove-fits-all sort of situation. which is why i always get a little weary when someone says, “this worked for my kid....

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helping your little one transition into the new school year

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eleanor and samson on their first day of 1st grade and kindergarten, two autumns ago in 2017.

eleanor’s first day of kindergarten in autumn 2016. 

samson’s first day of kindergarten, 2017. 

eleanor and samson’s first day of second grade and first grade, 2018.  and below, eleanor and samson’s last day of second and third grade,2019. 

helping your little one transition into the new school year…

next week, schools in new york city (and lots of schools everywhere) begin up again!...

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