Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sleeping Issues

My darling daughter has almost always been a dream sleeper. Really: Bed at 6:30 p.m. and then sleeping through the night, most often not getting up until 8 a.m. the next day (and every once in a while 9!). Two … Continue reading

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The Day Mommy and Daddy Said No to a Pony

Why hello, Mr. Piggy. My name is Zoe. I would like to take you home with me and feed you and cuddle you and make you mine even though you are bristly and stinky and look like you snore and … Continue reading

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Shel Silverstein’s New Book

I was thrilled to hear on NPR earlier this week that Shel Silverstein’s family is releasing a new book of his poems called “Every Thing On It.” I feasted on “Where the Sidewalk Ends” and “A Light in the Attic” … Continue reading

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A Love Story Between a Cat and a Baby

Zoe loves our cat. Her name is Baby Kitty, even though she’s 12 years old. Before Zoe arrived, Mark was worried about how the cat would get along with the baby. But it turned out that from day one, the … Continue reading

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Making Ourselves at Home

Moving is exhausting. Especially when it turns out our Big Move occurred during what proved to be one of the hottest and most humid weeks of the year (Remember that? Less than two weeks ago?). And being Super Prego during … Continue reading

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A Sad Beginning

When you move into a new house it’s supposed to be a celebratory time. And it has been for the most part because we love our new house more every day. I’ll write about more upbeat house stuff in the … Continue reading

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