Posts Tagged ‘Today’


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“A generation ago, there was no general conspiracy among writers to protect children.”


Books, The New Yorker, December 7, 1946, p. 127

Katharine S. White on Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore...

Getting Back To Reality

by Two days. I go back to work in two days. Two. But I'm not freaking out about it or anything... It's actually not two days, because it's 8:30 on...


by Today is always a challenge for me. This date - January 5th, is the day I lost a baby. Its not something a parent forgets, but for me it is exceptionally difficult as it is the day before our wedding anniversary. Its a huge reminder to me of the sadness and emptiness I felt. It's a day when I...

Things That Are Awesome


For some reason, I have reached the level of tired today where even staring at the computer screen takes too much energy. But I have a few good things to share, so I’m lifting my weary fingers and tapping out a blog post. I have also been the most impatient ever today, but I think that has something to...

Happy New Year!

by Happy New Year!!I've never really been into dressing my kiddos alike, but dang...don't they look adorable in their PJ's from Nana??Our New Year started off a bit rough with our kiddos. Jackson had strep throat and Walk man has RSV! And he is getting two more...

Save on College Textbooks


I know that most college students are on winter break right now, but soon enough they will be heading back to campus–and the campus bookstore to stock up on college textbooks and other materials they need for their classes. I just found out about a new way to save on those college textbooks. Right now has a deal...

Gondola Ride


By Gabrielle.

Hello, Friends! Just checking in for a bit from our hotel. Yesterday was sunny (but cold!) and we packed in as much sightseeing as we could, because we knew today’s forecast was rain, rain, rain.

Today, we were less ambitious. We pulled on our wellies, bought 3...

One-word Wednesday: Training


Bubby trains Mac on the mechanics of riding a big-boy bike — Dec. 16, 2012

Today's question:

When did you last ride a bike?

Well, that was weird.


So last week, after Emily posted her brilliant “Merry Christmas” post, she said to me, “What do you think about Mommin’ It Up taking the week off?” I was all, “sounds good to me”! We’ve never really done that before, but who doesn’t want a break over the holidays?

I gotta admit, it was nice to just chillax.

But now I’m...



As I look back over the last year I’m wonder-struck. What a year. What a wonderful, marvelous  tough and challenging year. I know everyone is spending today looking forward. The first of January is the day to dream big and put plans into motion. It’s like opening a brand new spiral notebook. There...

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