Category Archives: The Joke’s On You

Serves me right for nursing the baby

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Seven on the First – April Fools 2014

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What’s the…. um… umm… word?

Being a mom is humbling in many respects, not the least of which is the (likely sleep-deprivation-induced) lessening of the intellect that occurs. My parents thought I started talking like a Southerner when I moved from Brooklyn to the sunny … Continue reading

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Smiling with Egg on my Face

The weirdest thing happened today when I tried to hard boil some eggs. I usually do the recipe where you bring eggs in cold water with a splash of vinegar (to help make peeling easier) to a boil, then cover … Continue reading

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What was I thinking?

Today, for the first time, I went to the celebrated international farmers market in my area. When I say in my area, I mean that generally, as it took me about 40 minutes to get there, which is why I … Continue reading

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Slapstick moment

It all started when I was sitting on the couch, chatting with my oldest, watching the kids eat waffles, and savoring my first *perfect* cup of coffee in weeks. A cup of coffee which was well needed, since I was … Continue reading

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Moon up above, and a thing called love

There comes a time in every child’s life, I suppose, when the very basic question of our existence cannot be avoided any longer: Where do babies come from? When Soren asked this question a year or so ago, it was … Continue reading

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The problem with having smart kids

It’s a familiar scene. Everyone has a chore to do and we’re all working more or less happily. Somehow, little by little everyone pauses and a crowd forms to watch what Mom’s currently doing. I know, I know, it’s how … Continue reading

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