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The 10th Birthday Celebration: The Last of the Little Kid Parties

If you have preschool aged and/or early elementary aged children, you might be in the throes of weekends filled with birthday parties. Many times the whole class is invited and your children enjoy everything from arts and crafts to rock climbing. If you have more than one child yourself, you are bound to be double-booked once in while! […]

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In Her Own Time

My daughter has a tendency to use me as a human shield between her and other people when she has to interact with adults. She’ll stand plastered to me, arm rigidly locked around mine, her face half-hidden behind my sleeve as she tries smilingly to answer any bit of chit-chat thrown her way. If you’ve […]

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Give It A Year

This past week I celebrated the first anniversary of my becoming a resident of Northern Westchester. So much has changed since that late-October day that my husband, our dog, and my eight-months-pregnant-self moved into our house. Sirens vs. Snakes Accustomed to the more crowded, noisy environs of New York City, I found the quiet unsettling. […]

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A Toast to the Mundane Milestones

I was grabbing a dish out of a cabinet and noticed the bowl that I had previously designated as the soaking bowl for bottles and breast pump parts was back in its rightful place, ready to be used again for mixing and prepping food. And it hit me that this is a sign, a small […]

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