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New House and A N00b Parenting Move

We are in our new house. The house isn’t new, it was built in 1951, sort of. The original part of the house was built in 1951, and it is probably 800 square feet. It’s amazing how small mid century houses are. It would be difficult to maneuver a queen sized bed into the original […]

Mommy’s Funniest When She’s Angry

I’d like to think I don’t take myself too seriously. I’d like to think I can have a laugh at my own expense. And certainly, I don’t seem to have any problems embarrassing myself. Honestly though, doesn’t everyone think they don’t take themselves too seriously? Or at least that’s the impression they hope to make? […]

This Is My Kid

One of my “things” is that I like to have everything in its place. I mean physical objects. In my house. Or wherever. I want “stuff” to have a home, and I want said stuff to “be” in its home. For me, stuff out of place is a distraction. It’s clutter. It creates static. I […]

Another First: Portland Snow is Also Delicious

What a difference a week makes. A mere six days ago, we were introducing the boys to the ocean. It wasn’t “warm,” but it was sunny and pleasant. Since Thursday, it has been snowing off and on in Portland. And practically the whole city shut down. It’s not that we are wimpy about snow. We […]

New Post At What To Expect

I have a new post up at What To Expect. It’s a new milestone, and about how our house exploded. Please check it out!