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Zooey update: Two years

You’ve been watching us for two years, and now you’re coming out… lessons in dolls, headbands, jewelry… lessons in ‘enough!’ and hitting back… lessons in climbing to the top bunk… lessons in dogs and cats and preemptive barking… lessons in wanting to do it all, by yourself… and teaching us to never underestimate you, and […]

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5 commandments of returning from vacation.

Assigning myself 5 commandments of going back to work after a somewhat off the grid week of vacation. You are not limitless. Saying no is not a special occasion; it’s a standard. You are not 2- or 3-dimensional. There has to be more than work and home. You are not worth any less than your […]

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Another #dinovember, more questions.

“Really, ima. Do you do it?” It was a heavy one, and I’m kinda not sorry that #dinovember 2016 is officially closed… View the album here.

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What is #dinovember? And other jurassic questions.

Is it 2016 and you’re still doing dinovember? Is it 2016 and you’re still not doing dinovember? Ok, point taken. So what is it, again? A chance to tap into the creativity you haven’t accessed since childhood. Also, a chance to freak your kids out. How does one do dinovember? Here’s a quick how-to on […]

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From homeless wooden frame to family centerpiece: upcycle crafts!

Another craft complete, from start to finish! A couple months ago I found a few naked, damaged wooden frames tossed by the trash and I took them home (cue huz’s eyeroll and kids’ nonstop questions). This was a true team effort: I took the frames, daughter had been collecting flower petals on the side, huz […]