Category Archives: Best Of

The Futility of School Lunch Prep

  I make my pre-kindergartener a beautiful, well-balanced lunch to go in his robot lunchbox. Every day. Seriously. This morning, the yumminess included a deli sandwich with German bologna, American cheese, and pepperoni, all on fresh panne bread. Plus, dried apricots, … Continue reading

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We Are Stardust

A few months ago, I watched a 2007 Ted Talk by Ken Robinson called Do Schools Kill Creativity, which is fantastic, and you should all go see it if you haven’t already. And in that way that often happens when … Continue reading

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Learning to Let Go

It’s Friday night, and I am dropping off my 6th grader for her first middle school dance. And I am trying not to panic. She’s wearing her “I Love Bacon” shirt and a pair of camos, and her hair is … Continue reading

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Please Allow Me to ‘Momsplain’ Things For You

I am ashamed to admit it, but I am guilty of momsplaining. What is momsplaining? Well, you’ve no doubt heard of mansplaining: “The tendency of some men to mistakenly believe that they automatically know more about any given topic than … Continue reading

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Me > Mom Enough

I know I’m late coming to this particular party, but I had to crunch some numbers, and you all know that math is NOT my best subject. But I’ve done the measurements. I’ve gotten the data and polling numbers in … Continue reading

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