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How to Feed a Sick Toddler

Winter, are you for real? Must you spread every sickness to every toddler in the land? Apparently, it is not enough to wash our hands every 32 minutes out of an abundance of caution. Or vigorously wipe down grocery cart handles. Or tell our little ones to STOP EATING that thing in the library, checkout […]

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Point Zero Paris

  Back in college, my husband studied in France for a semester. During spring break I was lucky enough to fly to Charles De Gaulle Airport and see him waiting for me at the bottom of the escalator. We spent the week touring the city of lights together. He spoke French, navigated the complicated metro […]

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This Goes with Yoga Pants, Right?

My two pairs of black yoga pants are almost like members of the family. They are a permanent fixture, and I wouldn’t be surprised if they called and asked for money once they reach college age. In fact, I’m thinking of sending them a Valentine’s Day card this year. My fondness is undeniable. They are […]

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Merry MESS-mas Darling!

Greeting cards have all been sent. The Christmas rush is through. But I still have one wish to make… A special one for you. Who am I kidding? This is my first holiday season with a busy toddler. Time and energy can’t be wasted on wishes. She needs to do 365 different activities per day […]

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Food is Love

If someone in my family offers you food or drink, take it. Otherwise, even if you politely decline a hundred times, they will pester you until you finally take the glass of water (or wine!) and the baked ziti out of their insistent hands. That’s just the way it works in my family. We want […]

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