Matty Man, Rather than get overly sentimental (because you know I can in a split second), I wanted to celebrate all of the amazing things you did this year. You accomplished a lot! You learned to recognize almost all of your letters and so many numbers. You learned to write your name (yes, I cried). You […]

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A Special Place is a new weekly series in which we’ll cover all of the special places in hell and all of the special people who might reside there. This week, we’re covering The United States of America.  I’ve had an inkling since the 2016 election that we were all in for something ‘special’. This […]

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A Special Place is a new weekly series in which we’ll cover all of the special places in hell and all of the special people who might reside there. This week, we’re covering a very special person who undoubtedly – in my mind – has a very special spot with his name on it. Let’s […]

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A couple weeks ago, Matty’s teacher emailed Seth and I saying one of his friends’ parents had requested she pass along their email addresses so we could set up a play date. At first I thought, ‘Awe! Matty has a real friend!’ but as soon as the cuteness wore off, the questions and awkwardness of my […]

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[Comondrum: Conundrum on a Monday] When I was younger my mom told me there were three things you never talked about with others: Politics Abortion Your salary I’m not sure whether this advice was to avoid confrontation, to avoid being categorized as something (namely a liberal) or if it was just the more womanly way […]

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A Special Place is a new weekly series in which we’ll cover all of the special places in hell and all of the special people who might reside there. This week, we’re covering a very special group of individuals I have failed to understand for a long time and have cursed in my car more […]

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Over the weekend Matty had his first tee-ball game. This is our first go at ‘organized’ sports and Matty is definitely not the first kid I think of when someone says ‘athletic’ so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. All in all it was pretty good but I definitely realized how painful it’s going […]

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The other night we took the boys to the splash park for the first time this year. The park was incredibly busy. There were at least 40 kids on the splash pad and another 40 – 50 on the playground, which meant each area had a decent-sized crowd of parents standing or sitting around the […]

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A Special Place is a new weekly series in which we’ll cover all of the special places in hell and who might reside there. Since the series was inspired by the great Madeleine Albright, it only made sense to kick it off with the OG inspiration herself. When Hillary Clinton was campaigning for President, Madeleine Albright […]

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