Monthly Archives: August 2011

Highs and lows

Hannah has been lurching from one attitude extreme to another. She has been reading the Little House books so I tried to psych her up for our trip to the Old City: “Hannah, you like old fashioned things. You’ll love … Continue reading

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The speed of kid

I am not a patient person. I like to talk, eat, think and move quickly. This runs in the family, if you know my sister. And while Terence is immensely patient, he also walks really fast. As a cross-country coach, … Continue reading

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The Maslow Report

We made it! In retrospect I should probably have spent less time researching plane trips and more time learning about toddler jet lag…. Quick flight recap: so, so much better than expected. Hannah pretzeled herself up and fell asleep 15 … Continue reading

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Bags are packed…

Not a great photo, but you get the gist. 4 family members, 1 year, 8 suitcases. At the end, the packing got a little random, but at the very least we each found room for what we considered essential: Hannah … Continue reading

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‘The Readiness is All’

“Are you ready?” I remember being asked this question a million times once I started to look obviously pregnant, and like most things in the third trimester, it was utterly perplexing and also annoying.  What does it mean to “be … Continue reading

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