New York

The Baby Issue Event

Last week, I was so fortunate to be invited to Jayneoni Moore's Boom Boom Room: The Baby Issue Event.  When I received the invitation, I didn't know if I would be able to attend due to our minor issue with not having a babysitter, but...

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Easter Bonnet Parades and Pillow Fights

Well, I didn't think it would happen, but we had a pretty eventful Easter. This was our first major holiday away from any and all family and friends, and it was actually really nice! I was apprehensive about how the day would play out, especially...

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Elephant Parade

Every year for the last 140 years (don't quote me on that, but it's probably pretty close)the Ringling Brother's Barnum and Bailey Circus has come to Madison Square Garden in New York City. And for the most, if not all of those years they have...

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City Kids

It's hard for me to believe that we've been here in Manhattan for almost 8 months. It sounds like a long time, and when I think about our life in the Bay Area it feels like we've been here for an eternity. Yet those eight...

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Hello Again

I'm hoping a liter of Diet Coke will keep me wired enough to write a decent post. I've had more caffeine today than I usually have in a week, so I'm either going to knock out a gem or pass out cold on the keyboard....

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We’ve Got the Winters

It's hit me. I knew it would happen around this time, but I didn't know how fierce it would be. My skin is pale, my jeans are tight (hello extra SIX POUNDS), I've found myself standing in front of my closet, staring at sundresses for...

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Potty Training Part DEUX

We've had a busy week. Seriously, I don't think there's ever a time when I don't FEEL busy, but the last seven days have been actually filled with people and things and events and activities. Every. Single. Day. In-Laws came to stay with us from California...

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Preschool in NYC: Our Experience

When I was pregnant with Bubba, I heard stories about some mothers who put their children on waiting lists for preschools while they were still pregnant. I thought this was a little crazy, and didn't pay any more attention to it until Bubba turned about...

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Slight Case of the Mondays

So today was special. It started out nice actually, and I thought that maybe it was going to be a decent day. We had a couple of errands to run in the morning, so that always means the day will be at least half productive. That's...

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Sesame Street Live!

Today was a very special day for Bubba and I. A day that I had been wanting for so long...

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The Smallest Pirate

Well, we did it. I didn't think we could actually get 20+ people in our tiny little apartment but we did! And comfortably, I might add. At least it seemed comfy. We invited Bubba's entire preschool class of ten children and their parents to celebrate...

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