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Flashback Friday

Friday, March 1st, 2019

It’s March, and that means it is BIRTHDAY MONTH. Rerun’s birthday is in exactly one week! He’s going to be nine, and I wish I could have this squishy-faced little bundle back to cuddle for just one day. It’s time for Mom and Auntie to begin the party planning…



This Is My Child

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Yes, this one is most definitely mine. This is how I found Thumper last Thursday morning when I got up.  His sister had already left for school, and there he was, sitting tucked in on the couch, staring intently at the title page of my new annotated copy of Persuasion. When he saw me, he […]



My New Year’s Resolution

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Did you make one?  After years of trying, I finally gave up on making and keeping resolutions…. oh, probably about the time that Rerun was born.  I still set goals for certain things to happen – like potty-training a child, for example – but so many of those things now happen under the watchful eye […]



Please Just Go To Sleep

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

What does it take to get the boys to actually fall asleep around here??? Even Rerun, who takes melatonin to fall asleep, is having issues doing so. Maybe it’s because the daylight hours are ending sooner, and they just want to keep pushing bedtime off?  Maybe it’s because bedtime has also been doubling as “rock […]