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Monthly Archive for July, 2012

Last night we were driving down my block when I saw something cute and pink sitting on the top of a garbage can. I stopped to take a closer look. It was an adorable little toddler Strawberry Shortcake doll carriage. I loaded it into my car even though we have five doll strollers in my [...]

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There has been plenty of news lately about the dangers of Tricosan, but many people are still puzzled about the chemical. I interviewed Dr. Larry Weiss, chief scientist and founder of hand sanitizer and soap manufacturer CleanWell about the topic. Here are his answers. KB: What is Triclosan? Dr. Weiss: Triclosan and the closely related [...]

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A few weeks ago Little Girl ended up in one of my old t-shirts at bedtime. It’s a long story, but the end result was that she loved sleeping in a “nightgown,” and wanted to know why she didn’t have one. The answer, of course, is that her mother doesn’t like nightgowns. I can clearly [...]

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Today is my anniversary. 16 years. Amazing. We were kids, literally, when we got married. Both of us still in college, both of us just starting our careers. When I think back, I wonder what we were thinking. How did we know, “This is the one?” My groom, a 22-year-old adorable, hot guy, was extremely [...]

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It is HOT in New York. Notice my use of capitals. I was SCREAMING. It is HOT. Not, “whew, I could use an iced coffee to cool off.” No, more like, “please dump a truckload of ice on my body.” It’s that hot. I do not do well in heat. I hate it, actually. I [...]

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My Big Girl was chosen to participate in an invitation-only swim relay. She is over the moon. And tonight, as I watched her practice all her strokes it hit me how many things my kids can do that I can’t. It makes me proud, and it also inspires awe. How did we grow these strong, [...]

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