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It Finally Happened: No More Baby Gear and Gates

After an intense two-week purge of all remnants of my home daycare, which I officially closed in June, I realized quite suddenly that I was there — free of all traces of anything baby. No more baby gear and gates. No more high chairs or cribs. No more infant chew toys or baby saucers. No more baby […]

Vacationing Family Style

Four couples, ten children, sand, surf, a pool, and competitive corn hole at midnight. This is our vacation with friends at the Outer Banks. For three years now, we have been renting a house in Nags Head, NC for a week of fun in the sun with the kids by day and grown-up games by […]

Eavesdropping On The Kids… We All Do It

I have to admit, I like to eavesdrop. It’s like people watching, but better. I enjoy listening to other people’s conversations at restaurants, during sporting events, at bars, at parties, etc. A friend recently blogged about listening to the most ridiculous conversation between some loud-mouthed twenty-somethings at a Starbucks and I was relieved to know that I’m […]