28
Oct, 2010

>Another parent recently told me that she punishes her kids not by taking things away (tv, computer), but by adding something in: Chores. This may

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9
Oct, 2010

>In addition to recently asking me why, if the baby only weighs about 7 lbs, am I so bloody enormous, Bennett came up with this

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17
Sep, 2010

>Bennett just got caught indoor bowling with a coconut he found in the kitchen. Not a big deal, but on the eve of Yom Kippur

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14
Sep, 2010

>I obviously shudder when I hear Bennett call from another room, “Hey Mummy — are you in a good mood?” Tonight this was followed by,

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2
Sep, 2010

>I’m about 7 weeks away from, all being well, adding a fifth to the brood. I told the kids that number five will be of

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15
Jun, 2010

>I wonder if it’s something in the air (or water) up here in the Pacific NW but in addition to having to live without spring

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27
May, 2010

>You know you’re in trouble when you know you’re going to need a vacation from your vacation even before your vacation begins. Frankly, I’m kidding

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11
May, 2010

>I knew I was in a spot of trouble when I woke up on Mother’s Day morning crammed into a Portland, OR hotel room with

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4
May, 2010

>My pediatrician swears that sugar does not create hyperactivity in children, and while the caffeine in chocolate can act as a stimulant, regular candy –

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3
Mar, 2010

>Last week I went to tuck Efram into bed and noticed he smelled sort of minty-strawberry. I asked him if he and Bennett had been

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