Monthly Archives for March 2010
I don’t know why I let what she said surprise me. I already knew. Maybe I just needed to hear it from somebody else to accept it.
On Friday, I got to be “the fun one” on our parenting team, thanks to DreamWorks. The Kitchen Pantry Scientist + I were invited to a special screening of How to Train Your Dragon at the Mall of America, and … Continue reading
Have you heard? Apparently moms have 30 hours of leisure time per week. We just don’t know where to look for it. (I’m the one doing laundry. It’s still not done.). The source of the study? Sociologist and researcher John … Continue reading
Today I’m packing; I’m taking our girl to my hometown of Ithaca, New York, while Matt flies to Arizona with our boys. And I’m excited for him and for me. He teaches lessons I can’t, and they need to know … Continue reading
I told him to look up at the moon in Arizona to say good night to me, and that I’d look up at the moon in New York to say good night to him. He turned so I couldn’t see … Continue reading
Today my friend Allison forwarded me a hilarious newspaper article. According to psychiatrist Dr. Friedman, hiring a nanny can turn your newborn son into a serial womanizer. “It introduces him to the concept of The Other Woman,” said Dr. Friedman … Continue reading
She has no fear. She thinks she can do whatever her older brothers can, and I hope she always will.
On Saturday night, for my birthday, Matt hosted a wine-tasting party, arranged by region, while our kids slept upstairs. We paired wines with cheese (my favorite, a 2008 Chateau Lamothe de Haux, along with Fromager d’Affinois, a soft, ripened cheese, … Continue reading
Usually I let my birthdays pass unnoticed. But this year I felt like celebrating. Each one seems like such a gift.