August 12, 2014
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Car-versations: This is why we’re married.

This weekend, the family drove about an hour and a half away from Seattle to go to my husband’s company picnic. The conversations on the way over made me remember why I enjoy him so much. It’s never a bad … Continue reading

April 3, 2014
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Car-versations: I’m sure she meant well…

(For those of you who are new, I tend to have the most bizarre conversations with my kids while we are in the car. Thus, my series of Car-versations.) My daughter’s kindergarten class is having a poetry reading on Friday. … Continue reading

July 25, 2013
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Car-versations: You want a knuckle sandwich?

Child: “Mama, are knuckles real?” Me: “I — really? I can’t even…ok. You mean the knuckles on my hand?” Child: “Yes.” Me: “Yes. Knuckles are real. See these bones here when I make a fist? Those are knuckles.” Child: “You … Continue reading

June 25, 2013
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Car-versations: The birth of coffee

My mother thought that I was exaggerating some of my Car-versations. She can now testify that they are completely accurate, since she was in the car for this one. Daughter: “Mommy, I am going to have babies one day.” Mommy: … Continue reading

April 16, 2013
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Car-versations: About bravery

Megan: “Mom, what does ‘guts’ mean?” Mom: “Well, two things. One — your guts are organs inside your body. And two — when someone says, ‘you’ve got guts,’ they’re saying you’re brave. You’ve got courage.” Megan: “Mom are you brave?” … Continue reading

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