Last week, I chatted with some colleagues about the television shows we’ve been watching. One of my co-workers is due with her first baby in a few short weeks and therefore looking for something to watch during those 2 a.m. feedings. She took notes ...more
The youngest of our five is about to be a sophomore in high school this year. And as I was reminiscing about how fast these last 15 years have gone for her, I realized that I only have a few more years left to make sure she is ready to take those ...more
The first time my father saw actual grass was at the Polo Grounds in the 1950s, when his dad took him to see his coveted baseball team, the then New York Giants, play.
Born and raised in the Bronx, my dad's childhood was concrete and stickball, urban adventures that matched nothing like my suburban upbringing.
My dad wanted to be a father. He wanted the opportunity to continue his own learning and share what he knew with his children.
One thing you will always hear people complaining about is how expensive it is to travel in Europe. True, flights from the U.S. to Europe can be pricey, but once you are on the ground it is a whole different story. The Euro has been slipping for months now, and it is almost neck-and-neck with the U.S. dollar, which means you are no longer paying extra just to be in another country. Even Switzerland, where they don't even use the Euro, is running close to the dollar, although this notoriously expensive country is still pricey even when the dollar is up.
The Law of Attraction; I used to work at Barnes & Noble and I’d see books on the subject and I seriously assumed it was about attracting a mate or something. I never took one second to read the back of one of these books, and if I would have, I probably could’ve avoided many years of playing a victim and weathering storm after storm. But I don’t think I would’ve have been ready at that time in my life anyway ....more
Happy belated birthday to my gorgeous son. His birthday coincided with a visit from his great aunt (pictured bottom right) who was in town for a couple of days. She suggested he take the day off school and when I asked him if he wanted to do this he jumped at the chance ....more
By Jocelyn Cox of The Home Tome Sometimes my husband and I talk about having a second child. Then I remember: pregnancy. Which causes me to remember, among other physical discomforts, heartburn ....more
This was an exciting week. On Tuesday, my husband finished his very last day of his fellowship. It was a tough year, but he made it, he graduated with high praise and is now on real, actual vacation for the first time in a long time ....more
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