Being Obsessed with Something Outside of Yourself

December 24, 2017

Guys- It’s Christmas eve.  We’re on our way to Uncle Andrew’s and Aunt Heather’s in DC for XMas eve dinner.  The Grinberg’s are coming in from California.  […]

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The Latest with Gib

December 17, 2017

Gibby- Two weeks in a row writing to just you!  I just wanted to relate one event and one little habit you have. First, the event… Last […]

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Nosebleeds

December 10, 2017

Gibson- I don’t think I’ve memorialized on this blog that you get nosebleeds.  You get them about once per week.  More in the dryer season, like now.  […]

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On Dying and Death from a 5-Year Old

December 4, 2017

Decker- You’re barely more than a month past your fifth birthday.  This past week you declared that: “Mommy, you’re not real.” “Why?” Mom or I asked. “Because […]

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I Wish I Hadn’t Done Drugs

November 11, 2017

Guys- I wish I hadn’t done drugs when I was younger.  I have been sober for a little more than a dozen years.  For me, substances, of […]

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Disciplining Children

November 5, 2017

Guys- I used to think that disciplining kids was about making them – making you guys – understand.  Understand the world, understand why you shouldn’t be selfish, […]

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What is Dying?

October 20, 2017

Decker, You asked me about dying today.  You’ve asked me about it a few times recently.  You know that Mandy’s aunt was buried, and you thought that […]

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October 2017

October 8, 2017

Guys, What’s been happening lately? Deck- you are about six weeks into McDonogh.  You seem to be loving it.  You are testing your muscle with Mom and […]

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Grodey Manoody

September 10, 2017

Boys- Right now, when things in our house, they aren’t just gross, they are “grodey manooooooody.”  I think Gibby coined the term a month or so ago. […]

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Summer Always Moves Fast

August 27, 2017

Guys- We got back from our annual trip to the beach yesterday.  You guys had tons of fun.  Everyone did.  All of your cousins were there.  Grandma […]

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