Monthly Archives: September 2014

Chasing the girls: 2nd grade edition

I asked Stephen if he had a girlfriend and he said “no.” “Good,” I said.  “I think you’re a little too young for a girlfriend.” “Yeah,” he agreed.  “And I think it’s a little too disgusting for me!” I think … Continue reading

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Night Swim

Last night, I took Stephen, Adrian, and a friend to the Y for movie in the pool night. My point about the middle child was proven: without the bright sun of the twins’ cuteness blinding people, the moon of Adrian’s cuteness … Continue reading

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The Middle Child

With our even number of 4, I was hoping to avoid a “middle child” problem.  But birthing children 1 + 1 + 2 puts 1 in the middle. Stephen automatically enjoys extra activities as the oldest, and he also fulfills the over-achieving ultra-smart first … Continue reading

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Math Homework

Keep in mind that this is Stephen’s enrichment homework, not his regular homework.  AKA he is ahead of 2nd grade math so they are giving him extra homework from 3rd grade also (oh, the rewards of over achievement!) So I … Continue reading

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Guilt and baby leashes

I’ve written about judging other moms before I became a mom and then eating my words.  Well, it’s happened again…baby leashes.   Which, now that I have purchased two and am re-framing them in a positive light, we will henceforth call … Continue reading

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