Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mama, Don’t Be Mad!

It goes without saying that I love my daughter more than anything in the world.  What I find harder to say, explain or describe is what it’s like living with a 2 ½ year old. I try to be extremely … Continue reading

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No Failure to Communicate

Like adults, each child has their own unique individual set of skills.  My 2 ½ year old daughter N can’t jump very well and she is not a mechanical genius as far as we can tell, but she has a … Continue reading

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For Safety’s Sake

Since I became a mom, I am now “slightly” obsessed with my family’s well-being. Hands must be washed.  Vegetables must be eaten.  Teeth must be brushed.  Seat belts must be worn.  Sunscreen must be applied. No horsing around on the … Continue reading

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Back to the Grindstone

Our lovely and relaxing 4th of July holiday is now behind us—sailing, parade, grilling and fireworks accomplished!  Now it’s time to get back to the grindstone.  This week at work is particularly challenging—I have evening meetings with clients and Hubby … Continue reading


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Who’s Afraid of Sailing

I am afraid of sailing.  Not afraid of boats or of water—of sailing.  When the wind catches the sail and tips the boat, I am overcome by panic and anxiety.  It’s a paralyzing feeling of being out-of-control. And what fun-filled … Continue reading

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