Tag: memories

‘Tis A Gift to Be Simple

We are typical parents of the new millennium – overscheduled, overbusy and constantly on the move. With the exception of the first few weeks of my kids’ lives, practically every weekend has been pre-scheduled with some activity – meetings, ballet classes, birthday parties, playdates, errands.  Before kids, I would feel guilty if my weekends weren’t

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The Last First

There are only two weeks until my daughters first birthday. Every time I think about it I get a little misty eyed. Sure, I’m excited to see her eat her first piece of cake stuff her face with cake and celebrate her first year of life with loved ones. But I find myself being really sentimental

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Breaking the Routine

Like fellow blogger Gena recently wrote in her post, I am a type A person, and by extension, a type A parent. I try…really hard, actually…to just go with the flow, but it’s not something that comes naturally to me. I like things planned, organized, and done ahead of time. Dinner is always at 6:30, baths

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