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

March 25, 2014
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Paging Dr. Ruth, and a Thank You

I wrote back in October about a talk I went to where an educator gave advice to parents on how to talk to their kids about the birds and the bees. At this talk, I learned first and foremost that I … Continue reading

March 4, 2014
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DisneyBland: The Blands visit the Happiest Place On Earth

Two weeks ago, we spent five days in California at the Disneyland Resort. We left cold and rainy Seattle on Monday afternoon, and ended up in a place so sunny that we needed tee-shirts and sunscreen. Sunscreen, by the way, … Continue reading