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My Personal Pre-Halloween Hell

This morning was not my finest as a parent. Not by a long shot. Big Girl had her first public school costume parade. Little Girl had her first nursery school Halloween party. It should have been a fun morning. Instead, there was yelling and panic and angst. Big Girl is dressing up like the storybook […]

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Little Kid Freak Outs

Yesterday I got to dance studio a little early to pick Big Girl up. The class ends at 6. Little Girl and I got there at 5:40. We sat down on the chairs and watched through the door. Sitting right next to us was a little girl in a ballet outfit. Her class got out […]

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Note to my readers: This is one of my most popular, most Tweeted, and most commented on posts. I thought I’d re-run it for those of you who didn’t read it, and for those of you who are new to my blog. The original post date was January 14. Over the Christmas holidays we went […]

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Big Girl is a screamer. When I do her hair in the morning. When she bumps herself. When I am trying to teach her how to ride a bike. She screams. A lot. I am not a screamer. My husband isn’t, either. (Note to husband: I never said I wasn’t a nag, though, Chris.) It’s […]

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Over the Christmas holidays we went to the Long Island Children’s Museum. While we were there, one of my friends ran into one of her old friends. The girl had a 9-month-old and a three-year-old. We started chatting. She asked me how my big girl liked becoming a big sister. She wanted to know, she […]

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