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A Resolution, Of Sorts

I dislike New Years resolutions. I don’t think the concept of resolution in itself is bad. I get irritated with the hype and the commercialization. Like, you can’t hope to improve yourself without spending money at a gym. And you do need to improve yourself. You couldn’t possibly be just fine the way you are. […]

Internet, Tell Me What To Do

So, I hate sweating. Sweating, as in the moisture one creates while exerting oneself. On those extra warm days we had in the summer, I hesitated to go out because, you know, it was WARM. And SUNNY. And the possibility of breaking a sweat grossed me out. No thank you, beautiful summer day. I’m going […]

Milestones: 1,000th Post. And Also…

That’s what this is. the 1000th post on this blog. I’ve been blogging since the end of 2007. I’ve written 448,889 words. Thanks for reading. Blogging is fun. And we had another milestone in our house this weekend. Here’s our guys, eating breakfast. From the beginning, we’ve just given them big people food. Starting with […]

The Little One

Starting at the beginning of last week, the boys have seemed to turn the energy up a notch. They are nearly 13 months. They are both scooting, using their feet and arms to “swim” across the floor. They are both “cruising” furniture and whatever else they can pull themselves up on. Cask bulldozes through any […]

The Cost Of Going Back To Work After Babies

Here’s a fun thing. I sat down and calculated how much money I made from my job after paying for taxes and childcare. It was…enlightening. Some background. I went back to work when our twin boys turned six months old. It was a new job, as opposed to returning to a current job after maternity […]