Tag Archives: Kids

Make Tiger Mom Weep

On our six-hour car ride to Mammoth, I busied myself searching for fun songs that we could all enjoy on the radio.  Plum; no not that one. Me: how about this one. Plum: how about you don’t play any song … Continue reading

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Recent Conversation with My Nine-Year-Old

On Black Friday: Me, as I stepped in the door after work: Hurry, let’s get to the store before they close today.  They are having a 25% off  Black Friday sale! Plum, reading her book without looking up: But if … Continue reading

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Halloween Veggie Delight: Jack-O’-Peppers!

EATS: Halloween Veggie Delight Makes 2 servings  Ingredients:  2 orange bell peppers  lettuce  blueberries  carrot sticks dangling fresh herbs: thyme or parsley work well Instead of carving our pumpkins (too much work!) this year, when I saw these gorgeous orange bell … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Should Be On a Monday

The day after Mother’s Day is laden with chores that should have been done on Sundays.  You know, the grocery shoppings, house cleaning, weeks-worth of lunch prepping, bascially the various errands done by Mothers on Sundays. I declare that Mother’s … Continue reading

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Here’s Something for Santa… and His Reindeers

Happy holidays, everyone!  May you celebrate this holiday season with those you love and cherish.  And above all, ENJOY it whenever and however you can!  

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Bedtime: Part Deux

You know how in the movies, where parents would kiss their child good night, turn off the light, and walk out of the room peacefully undisturbed?  Well, that scene never happens in my house.  Bedtime routine in my house is at … Continue reading

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Heroes During Bedtime

10pm, Plum is still awake, happily chatting, while I desperately wish that she would just fall asleep. Me: Good night, Plum. Plum: Mommy when I grow up I want to make a mark in this world. Me: I see. Plum: … Continue reading

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