24
Nov, 2010

>Still here. Despite the fact that it’s not snowing, b/c the roads are icy, and b/c Seattle comes to a grinding icy halt when it

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22
Nov, 2010

>Woke up this morning to snow. Light snow, but too much for Bennett to take his daily 6am bike ride/jog with M. Which means one

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21
Nov, 2010

>Light snow today. Seattle powers down entirely when it snows. Two years ago, weeks after Fi was born, we had 2 weeks of snow days..

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15
Nov, 2010

>Yes, it’s raining. Yes, I slept in two hour increments last night. But it’s Monday. And 4 of the 5 kids are in school. And

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7
Nov, 2010

>I know that women claim to block out the experience of childbirth but I don’t. No, I block out the first months of life… or,

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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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