Graduation Day

One Simone graduation down, many more to go. Ken and I are now the proud parents of a preschool graduate. Yes, I chuckled right after I typed that. We didn’t bestow any gifts on Simone for the achievement, but I spotted at least one balloon and a rose at the event. Simone skipped to the […]

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Sick?

Does the child above look sick to you? I mean, she is lounging in our bed, munching on a Ritz cracker while she watches Olivia. Nadia has had a cough for a few days and it has been keeping her awake at night. We went to the doctor because cough syrup is officially off limits for […]

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Christmas at Preschool

Well, I barely made it. I thought we had some juice boxes in the pantry and we did not. Ken had to run by the grocery store on the way to preschool this morning. The little socialites are giving their teachers goodie bags filled with a candle, bath fizzer and chocolate. I also wrote cards […]

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Little Socialites

Here is what I want to know. How is it possible for two people I know who cannot see over the steering wheel have a full holiday calendar? How is it that those same two people who do not even do chores can swap gifts with other children of the same means? Seriously, Ken and […]

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Writing Simone

Simone has been tracing letters at preschool for a few months now. This week I picked up two portable dry-erase boards at the local discount store. As soon as we arrived home, Simone announced she would write her name on her board. I was surprised and proud when I saw she had kept her promise. […]

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Noggin & Nick Jr.

Like many families, we learned Noggin, “It’s like preschool on television,” recently became Nick Jr. when we switched it on one morning. A parent introduced us to Noggin three years ago, and I liked what I saw. The channel for the preschool set had learning breaks between offerings. Moose A. Moose and Zee tested little ones […]

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Noggin & Nick Jr.

Like many families, we learned Noggin, “It’s like preschool on television,” recently became Nick Jr. when we switched it on one morning. A parent introduced us to Noggin three years ago, and I liked what I saw. The channel for the preschool set had learning breaks between offerings. Moose A. Moose and Zee tested little ones […]

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Swiper

Potty training had been going well and then we had a setback. It comes with the territory. Sometimes life really is one step forward, two steps back. We pressed on. At the same time, we noticed we simply didn’t have enough undies. You have to have those things everywhere in case of accidents, including a […]

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