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  • VACATION 1 (Part 3)

    As promised, here are some more pictures from our vacation at the Outer Banks. Riley was the most adventurous…He thought he could be a surfer dude…and actually made it out past the breakers with my friend Wendy… Matthew decided on… Read More ›

  • Vacation #1 (Part 2)

    As promised, this entry has several pictures of our vacation to the Outer Banks. I (silly mom) forgot to bring my camera so only have a few from my cell phone. My friend Wendy’s dad (who stayed with us recouperating… Read More ›

  • VACATION NUMBER 1 (Part 1)

    Well, we are home from the first vacation of the summer. This will be an unusual year for me since I have scheduled myself for 2 vacations over the summer with the kids. My friend Wendy had rented 2 condo’s… Read More ›

  • Eating…

    We have had an unusual week this week with regard to eating. That is, my non-eater M. has been eating as if he hasn’t seen food in his life. I told last weekend about the twinkie incident. Well, the box… Read More ›

  • Lazy Sunday

    We had a party yesterday celebrating the end of the year for the graduating MedPed residents and welcoming the incoming ones. I have had this party at my house virtually annually since I moved into this house. It is interesting… Read More ›

  • Early Risers…

    My son R. is and always has been an early riser – since he was a baby, he has woken up at between 5:30 and 6:00 every morning.  I’ve tried sending him to bed later to no avail.   Unfortunately,… Read More ›


    This week marks the first week of “summer camp” at the daycare.  All of the school-aged children are there, the pool is open and the field trips are underway.   I’ve had all three kids at this daycare since February… Read More ›

  • is it worth it???

    Well, I ended up having a great night sleep last night…woke up at 7:00 and then at 7:35 …got to take a nice long hot shower before heading out to meet up with them. The daycare had had a Pirate… Read More ›

  • A night on my own…

    I have the rare pleasure tonight of having the night entirely to myself. I get to sleep in my bed – by myself! We have gotten into a pattern of having at least 2 of the kids sleeping with me…. Read More ›